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Duties of various officers in NCA

Executive Member
Executive Member, NCA is one of the four full time independent members of NCA. He is also Head of the Department for the office of the Narmada Control Authority (NCA). He is assisted by the other three independent members viz. Member (Civil), Member (Environment& Rehabilitation), Member(Power) and also by Secretary, NCA for conducting the affairs of NCA.  He is in-charge of the administrative works of the Authority under the general supervision and control of Chairman, NCA who is the ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Water Resources.  EM, NCA is also Chairman of the Hydromet Sub-group of NCA, Narmada Main Canal Sub-committee, Sardar Sarovar Reservoir Regulation Committee of NCA and also heads the Permanent Standing Committee of Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee.  He is also a member of Sardar Sarovar Construction Advisory Committee. All the Independent-Members report to the Executive Member, NCA.

Member (Civil)
Member (Civil), NCA is full time independent member of the Narmada Control Authority (NCA). All the civil engineering aspects related to the projects under the purview of NCA as per provisions in the Award/or assigned by NCA are being looked after by him. He is assisted by Chief Engineer, NCA and Director (Technical Coordination) for discharge of the duties assigned to him. He is also looking after the administrative works of NCA. However the important administrative matters are routed through him by Director (TC) for the approval of Executive Member, NCA. 

Member (Power)
Member (Power), NCA is full time independent member of the Narmada Control Authority (NCA). He is responsible for various matters pertaining to Power component of SSP complex for facilitating the compliance of the decisions of NCA / RCNCA and the Ministry of Water Resources.  The Energy Management Center of NCA established for the purpose of monitoring the generation and distribution of power from the Sardar Sarovar Project is also being operated under his overall supervision.  He is assisted by S.E. (EMC), NCA for the discharge of duties assigned to him. All the financial matters of NCA are also being looked after by him. However, all important matters related with finance are routed through him by Director (Finance) for the approval of Executive Member, NCA. He is also the Chairman of Power Sub-committee of NCA.

Member (Environment & Rehabilitation)
Member (E&R), NCA is full time independent member of the Narmada Control Authority (NCA). The monitoring of Resettlement & Rehabilitation of the Project Affected Persons due to construction of Sardar Sarovar Project and the implementation of environmental safeguard measures in order to ensure the compliance of the various provisions contained in the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) Award, the policies of the State Governments and the judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court etc. are being looked after by him. He is the Chairman of the Environment Sub-committee and also Member-Secretary for the Environment as well as Rehabilitation Sub-group of NCA.  

Secretary
Secretary, NCA is Secretary to the Narmada Control Authority and is employed as per the provisions contained in the Narmada Water Disputes Tribunal (NWDT) Award / Narmada Water Scheme 1980 of the Government of India.  He shall convene the meetings of the Authority from time to time as per the directions of the Chairman, NCA and prepare the Agenda notes and Minutes of these Meetings.  He shall keep the permanent record of all the meetings and proceedings.  He shall also prepare the Annual Report of the Authority and cause to place it in both the houses of the Parliament after seeking the necessary approvals.  In addition to the statutory duties he is also overall in-charge of (i) implementation of the official language act as per the Government of India guidelines in NCA Secretariat, (ii) Publication of quarterly journal viz. Narmada Ghati Vikas Patrika (NGVP) to be published by NCA and other public relation activities like organizing seminars, set up exhibition etc., (iii) maintenance of NCA vehicles and procurements for NCA Secretariat. Secretary, NCA shall report to Executive Member, NCA and work under his overall directions to perform the said duties.  He is also nominated as Liaison Officer to ensure compliance of orders of the Govt. of India on reservation to SC/ST/OBC employees. 

Technical Coordination & Administration

Deputy Director (Technical Coordination)
The technical coordination wing is functioning in NCA since more than one decade for consolidation of the technical information and coordination with the various wing/departments. The substantive the post of Deputy Director (Technical Coordination) shell be from an Engineering cadre either from Civil or Electrical cadre of NCA and is responsible to consolidating the technical information from the various Wings for preparation of progress reports, and replies to the Parliament Questions, Public Grievances and VIP References.

He/She will remain in his/her technical domain and hierarchy of respective cadre for its further carrier prospects. The post being a common pool post, the officers shall remain associated with his/her subject domain and would be associated with the the equivalent level works/posts in his/her subject domain/wing.

Deputy Director (Adminstration)
Deputy Director (Adm), NCA is the middle level officer for dealing (i) Establishment & administrative matters including filling up of various posts, (ii) Cadre management of various grades / posts, (iii) Constitution of Departmental Promotion Committees (DPCs) relating to appointments, promotion and confirmation of officials in different grades and posts, (iv) Coordinating furnishing of information relating to the Parliament Questions, VIP references etc. (v) Court cases on administrative matters.  

DD(Adm) has also been designated as Head of the Office particularly, for according sanction on routine establishment matters viz. advances to staff, medical claims etc. DD(Adm) reports to Director (TC).


Office Superintendent
Administrative Officer is the junior most officer in the administration section to whom all the matters related to administration and establishment are put up by the concerned Assistants, he/she shall examine all the cases in detail and put up to DD(A) for further necessary action as deem fit. She is also designated as Record Officer and is responsible for maintenance of the records etc. properly. She is also the Chairman of the Complaints Committee to consider the complaints of women employees of NCA.

Finance Wing
Finance Officer
Overall in-charge of the Finance Section of NCA.  The Annual Accounts of NCA and its Budget are required to be prepared under his overall supervision and guidance. He is assisted by Deputy Finance Officer and Accounts Officer.  He is responsible for monitoring the fund position of NCA and the contributions from the State Governments from time to time.  He is required to submit all the papers to Executive Member, NCA through Member (Power) for approval etc.
To supervise the works of Accounts in general. He is also designated as Drawing & Disbursing Officer for passing and payment of bills. The bills shall be passed and paid by him on verification of due approvals in each case.

Accounts Officer
Checking of all staff financial claims of the staff of NCA viz. medical bills, TA bills, other payments etc. checking of contracts / suppliers bills - imprest accounts etc. - compilation of monthly account - bank reconciliation statements and trial balance - preparation of Annual Accounts of NCA and NCA Budget.  He shall submit all the cases to FO for further necessary action.

Civil Wing
O/o Chief Engineer, NCA
Chief Engineer
Office of the Chief Engineer, NCA was established for overall supervision and implementation of the following works:
(i)        Establishment of Real Time Data Acquisition System (RTDAS) in Narmada Basin for reservoir operation and flood forecasting.
(ii)        Monitoring of projects, particularly Sardar Sarovar Project (Unit-II) Canals and Indira Sagar Project.
(iii)        Preparation of Annual Water Account for Narmada covering flows of Narmada, storage in reservoirs, utilization for various purposes.

Chief Engineer, NCA is overall in-charge of these works and work under the general guidance / supervision of Member (Civil), NCA.  He is also responsible for management of all the contracts in connection with the above works and also for providing security to various offices of NCA. The Regional Offices of NCA located at Bhopal & Vadodara and the Liaison Office of NCA are also placed under his charge.

The matters related to (i) construction of office complex of NCA (being constructed by Central Public Works Department as a 'deposit work'), (ii) Maintenance of real estates of NCA, (iii) leasing of premises for NCA, whenever required are also put under the charge of Chief Engineer, NCA.

Deputy Director (Hydrology)
He will be system manager for the Real Time Data Acquisition System (RTDAS) being installed in the Narmada basin. He will be responsible for hydrological observations / hydrological studies / data analysis and flood forecasting studies.  He will also be responsible for software development related to the above activities.

Deputy Director (Telemetry)
He is responsible for the communication aspects of the Real Time Data Acquisition System (RTDAS) of NCA which is being established by M/s ECIL. He also assists the Chief Engineer, NCA in management of the contract with M/s ECIL for implementation of RTDAS project.

Director (Civil)
The officer is in-charge of all the civil engineering related matters dealt in the O/o Chief Engineer, NCA. He is also in-charge of the house keeping, procurement and running & maintenance of vehicles in the O/o the Chief Engineer, NCA. The Building section of NCA which looks after the maintenance of NCA staff quarters and construction aspects of Office complex of NCA being constructed by Central Public Works Department as a deposit work is also placed under him. 

Executive Engineer (Building)
He is responsible for the maintenance of NCA staff quarters, related procurement and construction of Office complex of NCA being constructed by Central Public Works Department as a deposit work. He is also designated as Security Officer for NCA and looks after the implementation of the contract with the security agency which deploys security guards / workman for NCA.

Deputy Director (Civil)
DD(Civil) in the office of the Chief Engineer, NCA is entrusted with the works related to software development and hydrological studies.  He shall report to Director (Hydrology) in normal course. In the absence of Director (Hydrology) he is looking after these works directly or through any other Director nominated by the Chief Engineer. The Hydromet Sub-division, Indore is also under his charge.

Regional Office, Bhopal
Deputy Director (Civil)
He is responsible for carrying out all the works allotted to regional Office, Bhopal viz. implementation of Real Time Data Acquisition System (RTDAS) project in Upper and Middle Narmada zone, preparation of Annual Water Account, collection & compilation of hydro-meteorological data and project statistics for major & medium projects from various agencies. 

Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil)
AEE(C), Bhopal is responsible for collection and compilation of hydro meteorological data in Narmada basin from various Central / State organizations and preparation of the Annual Water Account of Narmada basin on year to year basis. The Annual Water Account is made from July to June of each year.

Assistant Engineer (Civil)
To render assistance to D.D. (Civil) in the works related to Real Time Data Acquisition System (RTDAS), in finalisation of Annual Water Account and in other day to day office works.

Regional Office, Vadodara
Deputy Director (Civil)
The monitoring of Unit-II : Canals of the Sardar Sarovar Project with a view to obtaining expeditiously optimum benefits during & after completion of the project in terms of the Clause-9(3)(ii) of Narmada Water Scheme is being looked after by the NCA office at Vadodara. This office also coordinates with the Govt. of Gujarat in all the project related matters of Sardar Sarovar Project. The NCA office, Vadodara is under Director (Civil) who is incharge for all these works. In the absence of regular Director (Civil), Vadodara his duties are being looked after by Director (Civil) in the O/o the Chief Engineer, NCA, Indore. 

Assistant Engineer (Civil)
He is to assist the Deputy Director (Civil) in carrying out the monitoring of the construction of Unit-II; Canals of Sardar Sarovar Project and prepare Half Yearly Status Reports. He shall also coordinate with the Govt. of Gujarat for project related matters.  The RTDAS station of NCA at Vadodara is also under his charge.

Hydromet Sub-division, Mandla
Assistant Engineer
AE(HMSD), Mandla is incharge of the Hydromet Sub-division at Mandla and is responsible for looking after the monitoring of the implementation of Real Time Data Acquisition System project in the Upper reaches of the river Narmada. 

Hydromet Sub-division, Hoshangabad
Assistant Engineer
A.E.(HMSD), Hoshangabad is incharge of the Hydromet Sub-division at Hoshangabad and is responsible for looking after the monitoring of the implementation of Real Time Data Acquisition System project in the Middle reaches of the river Narmada. 

Hydromet Sub-division, Indore
Assistant Engineer
A.E.(HMSD), Indore is incharge of the Hydromet Sub-division at Indore and is responsible for looking after the monitoring of the implementation of Real Time Data Acquisition System project in the lower reaches of the river Narmada.

Liaison Office, New Delhi
Assistant Director (Civil)
He is required to coordinate with all the Central Ministries / departments and with the liaison units of State Governments of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan located in New Delhi for expediting the issues referred to these departments.  He is also responsible for arranging the NCA meetings and meeting of other Sub-Groups/ Committees to be held in New Delhi.

Power Wing
Superintending Engineer (EMC)
S.E.(EMC) is incharge of Energy Management Center, Indore.  They assist Member (Power) in matters related to the meetings of NCA, SSCAC, PSC of SSCAC, Power Sub-committee, Tariff & Energy Accounting Sub-committee, SSRRC, RBPH Monitoring Team & Standing Committee on Power System Planning of Western Region - Planning and scheduling of generation at SSP complex based on the inflows and water requirement of Govt. of Gujarat, releases from ISP - Formulation of long term and short term programme and maintenance schedule of SSP power units-  Monitoring of power component of SSP complex as stipulated in the NWDT Award - Overall incharge of computer center and associated equipment installed under the EMC project - Responsible for round the clock shift operations at EMC and the maintenance of all the equipment.

Executive Engineer (EMC)
To render assistance to SE(EMC) in the activities related to (i) shift operations at EMC Control Room and monitoring of generation of power at SSP and its distribution as per the NWDT Award based on schedule and/or based on the directions of WRLDC, (ii) to ensure proper metering arrangements and energy accounting of SSP complex in coordination with WREB, (iii) directions to shift engineers for O&M of SSP complex in coordination with WRLDC, (iv) incharge of maintenance of computers at EMC, Indore, WRLDC. Mumbai and the RTU (under installation) and SEMs at SSP, Kevadia and the maintenance of auxiliary system viz. AC supply, UPS, Battery lighting, diesel set of EMC. 

Assistant Executive Engineer / Assistant Engineer (EMC)
To render assistance to Executive Engineer (EMC) in discharging functions related to Energy Management Center of NCA and guidance to Junior Engineers and other technical staff in shift operation and maintenance of EMC.

Environment & Rehabilitation Wing
Director (Environment)
He is to assist Member (E&R) in all the matters related to the Environment aspects, meetings of Environment Sub-groups of NCA and other related Sub-committees viz. preparation of agenda / minutes for the meetings, follow up actions on the decisions and to oversee compliance of the decisions taken by the Sub-group by the party States. He shall undertake field inspections from time to time for maintenance of database, for preparation of status reports and for physical verification of implementation of environment safeguard measures by the party states. Director (Env.) shall report to Member (E&R).

Deputy Director (Environment)
He is the junior most officer in the Environment Wing to initiate the cases and assist the Director (Env.) in all the works assigned to him from time to time. He also undertakes the field visits from time to time for collection of data, physical verification of implementation of safeguard measures by the party States, in connection with the preparation of Status Reports. 

Director (Impact Assessment & Rehabilitation)
He is to assist Member (E&R) in all the matters related to the R&R aspects of SSP, meetings of R&R Sub-group of NCA and other related Sub-committees viz. preparation of agenda / minutes for the meetings, follow up of actions on the decisions and to ensure compliance of the decisions taken by the Sub-group by the party States. He shall undertake field inspections from time to time for maintenance of database, for preparation of status reports and for physical verification of implementation of the R&R of the Project Affected Persons (PAFs) in the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh due to construction of Sardar Sarovar Dam.  He shall also attend the consultations with the Grievance Redressal Authority established by the party State Governments to redress the grievances of PAPs in connection with their resettlement & rehabilitation.    

Deputy Director (Rehabilitation)
DD(R) is the junior most officer in the R&R Wing to initiate the cases and assist the Director (IA&R) in all the works assigned to him from time to time - to undertake the field visits for collection of data, for physical verification of progress on implementation of resettlement & rehabilitation measures by the party States - preparation of Status Reports etc. The workload in R&R section is divided among the two Deputy Directors and both of these officers report to Director (IA&R) who in turn reports to Member (E&R).   

Officers posted with Secretary, NCA

Director (Civil)
Director (Civil), NCA is attached to Secretary, NCA to assist him to discharging his duties related to NCA meetings and for maintaining the permanent records of NCA.  The Public Relation Cell of NCA is attached to Director (Civil), NCA. The matters related to the Annual Report of NCA and the implementation of Official Language Act in NCA are also being looked after by him. The monitoring of Narmada Sagar Project and preparation of Half Yearly Status Report is also the responsibility of Director (Civil), NCA under the supervision of Secretary, NCA.

Assistant Public Relations Officer
NCA publishes a Half-Yearly journal viz. Narmada Ghati Vikas Patrika (NGVP) and annual isshue of Anubhooti to disseminate the information about NCA and the projects being dealt by it.  Assistant Public Relations Officer, NCA officers write articles for the magazine and compiles the information / articles received from the other sections for publication in the magazine. He is the editor of NGVP and Hindi Magazine Anubhooti. In addition, watching of daily press reports related to Narmada Projects etc. and taking necessary action wherever required on these reports. APRO also issues press releases wherever required. On behalf of NCA after getting approval of Executive Member, NCA, he is also in charge of display of exhibitions etc. as and when required. He is also the Nodal Officer for E-governance and E-procurement and will update the existing website and also incharge for making of new NCA website. He will also look after the correspondance recevied by Seceratry from ministry. He will report to Seceratry,NCA

Assistant Director (Liaison)
He is incharge of house keeping of NCA offices, procurement of office equipment, furniture, stationery etc. He is also incharge of running & maintenance of vehicles in NCA.  His jurisdiction is, however, restricted to the offices other than the office of the Chief Engineer, NCA where another officer looks after these works.