The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

The procedure indicating in Manual of Office Procedure (MOP) for decision making is complied with in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Accordingly, Section Officer takes action with the help of staff (Assistant, UDC and LDC) posted in his Section in accordance with the departmental instructions prescribing the level of final disposal and channel of submission for each category of cases. The Section Officer submits the file to Under Secretary / Senior Finance & Accounts Officer who in turn submits the file to Deputy Secretary/Deputy Director (Finance) / Director / Assistant Director General /Deputy Director General. Deputy Secretary / Deputy Director (Finance)/ Director / Assistant Director General submits the file to the concerned Additional Secretary. All cases to be submitted to Minister are routed through Secretary (DARE) & Director General, ICAR