Right To Information (2)

 

FCI Aravali Gypsum & Minerals India Limited

 

Disclosures under RTI Act 2005

 

The following employees of our Company have been nominated under RTI Act.

 

Name

Designation/Address

Designated authority under RTI

Shri Dharam Pal IAS Joint Secretary

Chairman & Managing Director
Department Of Fertilizers

Government of India, New Delhi

II-Appellate Authority
011-23386800
Shri S.S. Shekhawat G. M.
FAGMIL, Mangu Singh Rajvi Marg  
Paota ‘B’ Road, Jodhpur (Rajasthan).
I-Appellate Authority
0291-2544392
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Shri D.K. Arora Dy. G.M.(M)
FAGMIL, Mangu Singh Rajvi Marg
Paota ‘B’ Road, Jodhpur (Rajasthan).
Public Information Officer & Transparency Officer 
0291-2551908
Shri R. S. Rathore Asstt. G.M.(Mining)

Asst. Public Information
Officer For (Suratgarh, Ramsinghpur and Bikaner Group of Mines) 

Shri Pankaj Kumar Area Manager Asst. Public Information
Officer For (Suratgarh, Ramsinghpur and Bikaner Group of Mines)
Surabhi Saxena Dy.M.(Personnel) Asst. Public Information Officer For (Kawas, Uttarlai and Mohangarh Group of Mines)

THE INFORMATION REQUIRED UNDER 4-1-(B) OF RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

 

  1. 1.    PARTICULARS OF ORGANIZATION, FUNCTION AND DUTIES

 

FCI Aravali Gypsum and Minerals India Limited is an ISO certified Mini Ratna –II Category Company under the administrative control of Department of Fertilizer, Ministry of Chemicals and fertilizers. Its main product is Mineral grade Gypsum. The FAGMIL is contributing to the nation building by producing mineral gypsum which is used as a raw material in the cement industry for retarding the setting time. Its major clients are almost all cement manufacturing companies such as ACC, Ambuja Cement, Shree Cement, JK Laxmi Cement, Diamond Cement, Birla Cement, Chanderia Cement, Binani Cement, Prism Cement and Lafarge Cement etc.

 

It has also been playing an important role in the reclamation of the sodic land by supplying agriculture grade gypsum to the World Bank project, in Uttar Pradesh i.e. Uttar Pradesh Bhoomi Sudhaar Nigam (UPBSN). It reclaimed over thousand hectares of land in UP, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. It is also supplying mineral gypsum to agriculture sector to supplement as the sulphur nutrient. The major clients in this category are UP Agro Corporation, Haryana Land Reclamation Development Corporation.

 

The company excavates gypsum from its various mines situated in various districts of Rajasthan like Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Sriganganagar and Barmer etc. All the mines are ISO 14001 certified and registered office at Jodhpur is ISO 9001 certified. 

 

Application of gypsum

 

  • As a source of Sulphur:-

 

Sulphur absorption by the crops from the soil/per ton of grain production per hectare:

 

Cereal

3-4 Kg

Pulses

8 Kg

Oilseeds

12 Kg

  • Natural Gypsum contains 13% - 18% Sulphur .This is used as a source of Sulphur to the soil.

 

  • Use of mineral gypsum in Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan substantially increased the yield of Oil Seeds and Pulses and also improved yield of Potato & Sugarcane.

 

  • Reclamation of Sodic land:

 

  • Gypsum neutralizes alkaline soils and improves the soil permeability.

 

  • Gypsum provides Sulphur and Calcium to give catalyst support for maximum fertilizer utilization.

 

  • Mineral Gypsum powder is used effectively for reclaiming alkaline soils.

 

  • Use of Gypsum in Cement:-

 

  • 4% to 6% of Gypsum by weight in crushed condition is utilized in Portland cement manufacture after mixing with clinker.

 

  • Gypsum acts as a retarder and controls the setting time of cement.

 

  • Use of Gypsum in Plaster of Paris:-

 

Gypsum at 150oC converts into hemi hydrate form which is known as Plaster of Paris. This is used in construction industry for making wall boards, decorative roofing etc.

 

Operating results:

 

Particulars

2011-12

`2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

Income

76.50

87.44

103.91

99.77

81.34

Net Profit before Tax

29.07

42.27

44.99

54.81

51.83

Income Tax

2.00

13.79

14.53

19.45

17.63

Profit after Tax

27.07

28.49

30.46

35.37

34.20

Net Worth

109.27

131.07

150.64

174.79

196.64

Dividend (% of Paid up Capital)

74.0%

78.00%

127.00%

127.75%

140.00%

 

Dividend:

 

In view of exemplary performance of the Company, a dividend of Rs. 102617200 @ 140.00% of paid up capital (Rs. 14.00 per share of Rs. 10/- each) for the year 2015-16 was paid to Government of India.

 

Status of existing & proposed mining leases:

 

The company has 16 gypsum mines in various districts of Rajasthan like Jaisalmer, Barmer, Bikaner and Sriganganagar whose total capacity is11.60LMT.

 

The company had applied few gypsum mines at various places of Rajasthan but only Letter of Intent (LOI) of 7 leases have been sanctioned subject to clearance by MOEF. To increase the existing production capacity, the company applied to MOEF, GOI for enhancing the capacity of 2 gypsum mines i.e. Padampura, and Dhandra.

 

The company got approval of Central Government for establishing the SSP plant in Chittorgarh of 800 tpd at an investment of Rs. 81.62 crores. For this, the company has acquired 11.01 Ha of land in Pandauli village on Kapasan Highway at Chittorgarh and obtained the environment clearance from Pollution Control Board and awarded the task of project management consultant to M/s PDIL. 

 

MoU rating:

 

The company had achieved “Excellent” rating for its maiden MOU for the year 2014-15. This is consecutive 7th year that your company has obtained Excellent ranking in MOU. However for the year 2015-16 due to adverse business conditions your company would be able to achieve very good ranking.

 
Mini Ratna category:

 

Keeping in view the outstanding performance of the company over the years, The Company has applied for Miniratna-1 category.

 

  1. 2.    POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES:

 

The powers and duties of the officers of company flow from the delegation of powers, job description and Departmental manuals.

 

  1. 3.    PROCEDURE FOLLOWED IN DECISION MAKING, INCLUDING CHANNELS OF SUPERVISION AND ACCOUNTABILITY

 

AND

 

  1. 4.    NORMS SET BY IT FOR DISCHARGE OF THE FUNCTIONS;

 

The company is managed by the Board of Directors constituted under the Companies Act, consisting functional directors, nominee directors of Government of India, and Independent directors. The day to day activities of FAGMIL are managed under the professional guidance of the Chairman and Managing Director & other Directors. Detailed execution of the job is being done under the leadership of the HOD of the respective Department / Unit Head.

 

  1. 5.    RULES, REGULATIONS, INSTRUCTIONS, MANUALS AND RECORDS HELD BY IT OR UNDER IT CONTROL OR USED BY ITS EMPLOYEES FOR DISCHARGING ITS FUNCTIONS:

 

Corporate policy decision of the running the business of company are taken by the Board of Directors in accordance with the changing scenario of the business.

 

The day to day activities to be carried out are being decided by the respective unit head/ departmental head and are being executed in conformity with the corporate decision taken by Company in the meetings of its Board of Directors. For due performance of the business of the company, it adopted the Corporate Governance guidelines issued by the DPE and thereby formulated its own policies in achieving the objective in relation to its various stakeholders which includes shareholders, employees, customers, suppliers regulatory authority and community at large. Apart from above company has also formulated various manuals for its day to day affairs which are as follows:

 

  • Memorandum of Association and Article of Association
  • Delegation of Powers
  • Financial Hanbook
  • FAGMIL (Conduct Discipline and Appeal) Rules
  • Personnel Manual
  • Accounts Manual
  • Guidelines of Department of Public Enterprises
  • Guidelines of Chief Vigilance Commission

 

  1. 6.    A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;

 

The company maintains various records and registers required by various Acts, Rules, Regulations and accounting & personnel manuals for its smooth functioning.

 

  1. 7.    Particulars of any arrangement that exist for consultation, with or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof;

 

The company being a mining company and engaged in excavation of gypsum serves large number of cement companies in Rajasthan and only few numbers of agriculture based companies which are engaged in soil reclamation process. In spite of serving the public as well as farmers through above mentioned companies, our company does not have any arrangement which exists for consultation or needs representation from public. However all the internal and other policies are in compliance with the applicable statutes.

 

  1. 8.    A statement of Board, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those Board, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public or minutes of such meeting are accessible for public.

 

The company has following members in its Board and committee thereof:

 

Committee

Chairman

Member

Member

Member

Member

Board of Directors

Shri Dharam Pal

Major Vikram Singh Rana

Shri Anilkumar V. Patil

Prof. C.V.R. Murty

Shri Sunil Singhi

Audit Committee

Prof. C.V.R. Murty

Shri Dharam Pal

Major Vikram Singh Rana

Shri Sunil Singhi

 

Remuneration Committee

Prof. C.V.R. Murty

Shri Anil Kumar V. Patil

Shri Major Vikram Singh Rana

Shri S.S.Shekhawat

Shri Abhishek Maheshwari

CSR Committee

Major Vikram Singh Rana

Shri Dharam Pal

Shri Anil Kumar V. Patil

Prof. C.V.R. Murty

 

 

  1. 9.    A Directory of its officers and employees;

 

Attached.

10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations;

 

The company follows IDA pattern of wages as recommended by 2nd pay revision committee of CPSEs which are as follows;

 

CMD-C

65000-75000

W-9

11600-26250

E-7

43200-66000

W-8

11600-25650

E-6

36600-62000

W-7

10400-23400

E-5

32900-58000

W-6

9550-21300

E-4

29100-54500

W-5

8850-17700

E-3

24900-50500

W-4

8850-16200

E-2

20600-46500

W-3

8650-15400

E-1

16400-40500

W-2

8200-14300

E-0

12600-32500

W-1

6650-11350

 

 

W-0

5700-9400

 

11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursement made;

 

The Company every year prepares Revenue and Capital budget for its ongoing projects. Presently the company is planning to install an SSP plant in Chittorgarh at a cost of Rs. 63.80 crores.

 

12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

 

Not applicable

 

13. Particulars of recipient of concession, permits or authorization granted by it;

 

Not applicable

 

14. The details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form;

 

The information is available at our website www.fagmil.nic.in

15. The particulars of facilities available to citizen for obtaining information, including the working hours of library or reading room, if maintained for public use;

 

The company does not maintain any library or reading rooms. However information could be sought from company’s website.

 

16. The names designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;

 

Shri Surabhi Saxena                                  APIO, Jodhpur

Shri Pankaj Kumar                                      APIO, Jaisalmer

Shri Rajendra Singh Rathore                   APIO, Jodhpur

Shri D.K. Arora                                             CPIO, Jodhpur

Shri S.S. Shekhawat                                   A.A.-II, Jodhpur

Shri Dharam Pal                                          A.A.-I, New Delhi

 

17. Other information as may be prescribed and thereafter updated these publications every year;

 

Nil.

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