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Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board

http://rpcb.nic.in/

A. Project Overview

  1. NIC Rajasthan has undertaken the computerization of the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board from 17-April-2007.
  2. The project scope was to develop, deliver, install and implement automated application systems for the various sections in the department through the use of ICT for information compilation, dissemination and sharing throughout the department and the customers for better decision-making and quick responses on queries.
  3. Basic activities included technology up gradation at Head office and Regional offices namely:-
    • Procurement of the latest hardware
    • Networking in the head office and regional offices,
    • Development and implementation of the applications for the sections
  4. Capacity building program for all the officials/officers of the head office and regional offices.
  5. Automation will lead to better working platform for the officials.
  6. Networking between various sections and regional offices of RSPCB.
  7. Improved report generation at various levels.
  8. System will help in handling bulky data backup (paperless, electronic, secured, easy to handle, portable and encrypted data backup) for further use as well as fast retrieval of old data whenever required,
  9. Some of the benefits that are available to the Industries online are – Registration, submission of the application (operate & establish), receipt of the consent letter, reference of the status of the active and expired consents, provision to view the status of all the applications applied by the industry, consent letters of the industries issued by the Board, results of the Air & Water Sample, status of active and expired authorizations, online availability of all the authorization letters pertaining to waste management, online filling of the Cess Returns based on monthly water consumption & category wise by the MAS Industry, auto-dispatch of the assessment order to the Industry, status of the water Cess, and availability of the vital statistics that includes outstanding orders, payments made, conciliation of the orders, details of the interest & penalties etc.

B. Activities Completed So Far

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  1. Infrastructure creation - Establishment of Central Cell at RSPCB, Head Office.
  2. Hardware - Receipt & Installation of Hardware at HO & RO in Phase I & Phase II of the project.
  3. Networking - Installation of servers, Establishment of LAN for more than 120 LAN nodes in the Head Office, Routers/Switches and other communication devices have been installed and configured at Head Office, Networking at Regional Offices etc.
  4. Websites - 2 Web sites have been developed, hosted & maintained regularly for the Board. They are http://www.rpcb.nic.in - General information about the Board & http://www.rajenvis.nic.in - Information pertaining to ENVIS project to be disseminated to general public.
  5. Capacity Building Program
    • 101 officials of the Board across the State have been provided with Basic Level of Training. The training was conducted in 6 batches. Batch 1 for 24 participants was conducted from 7-1-2008 to 11-1-2008, Batch 2 of 20 participants from 21-1-2008 to 25-1-2008, Batch 3 of 18 participants from 28-1-2008 to 1-2-2008, Batch 4 of 17 participants from 4-2-2008 to 8-2-2008, Batch 5 of 9 participants from 18-2-2008 to 22-2-2008 & Batch 6 of 13 participants from 25-2-2008 to 29-2-2008.
    • Training on Application software's for the officials of the Regional Offices - Training on application software's has also been provided to the officials of the Regional Offices on Saturday & Sundays at Head Office.
    • Onsite support of application & on-site training at Head Office - Support to officials at Head Office to understand various functionalities of the application as and when required.
    • Training to the operational level officials to use the application effectively & efficiently.
    • Workshop - Two days workshop for the Officers have been conducted to explain the functionalities of the applications and to gather their view on the same.
  6. Application Software – Developed, installed and implemented Core & Non Core applications for the Board that caters to their diversified activities pertaining to the Industries.
  7. S.No Application Details
    1 Cess Management The Cess Management has two types, MAS (Major Assessment Scheme) and SAS (Self Assessment Scheme). Functionalities that have been incorporated are Online Cess Return by Industry, verification at RO or assessed at HO, Rate Application at HO, Cess Order Generation at HO, Dispatch of Cess Order at HO, Payment Entries by Industries (at RO & HO), Payment Verification at RO or HO, Reconciliation of payment at HO, Interest Calculation, To impose rebate implementation at HO, To impose penalty implementation at HO, Implementation of MOEF fund (SAS Online Return Entry and Payments, SAS reconciliation at RO and HO level)
    2 Consent Management for Mines & Industries The Consent Management for Mines and Industries is being used by the Head Office and Regional Office to grant & refuse consent to industries/mines to Establish and to Operate. Functionalities that have been incorporated are Registration of industries/mines, Generation of Consent letters, Corrigendum's, Expansion and Extensions letters, Interface to view Consent of Industries/mines,  Online Dispatch of letters. It also facilitates generation of various reports like Action, show cause notice & direction to industries/mines.
    3 Laboratory Management Application to facilitate the Laboratory of the Board, where samples are checked and records are kept. Functionalities that have been incorporated are Entry of samples collected for Air/Water, Online Sample Allotment, Online Submission of Analysis Results, Online Approval of Results, Preparation of the final analysis report,
    4 Waste Management
    • The Hazardous waste module is used for authorization, grant and refusal for industries/HPF.
    • Online returns for Manifest (form 13) are filled by industries, facilities & recycler.
    • This module is used by Head Office only.
    • The Biomedical waste module is being used for authorization/grant/refusal for industries/HPS. 
    • The module is also used for consent/grant to HPF.
    • This module is to be used by the Head Office & Regional Offices.
    • The Municipal waste module is being used for providing authorization to the municipalities.
    • This module is to be used by the Head Office only.
    • Online dispatch of letters.
    5 Personnel Information System PIS is used to cater to the needs of the establishment section as well as the requirements of the management. Functionalities that have been incorporated are the system captures all the information related to an employee like basic details, qualifications, additional qualifications, selection details, promotion details, transfer postings details, awards/punishment details etc, the system is to be used by the Head Office & Regional Offices, the system is being used by Head Office.
    6 Store Management The store management cater the need to automate the functioning of stores. Functionalities that have been incorporated are - it provides the facilities to capture the information related to any item purchased in the Board, the Officers/officials can demand for available items electronically and store keeper can issue the items in the same manner, generation of various registers and reports like issue register, stock register, balance register, list of items issues to an individual etc, and the system is used by the Head Office, Regional Offices and the Laboratories.
    7 Receipt Management The Receipt Management gather's information about all letters received with their details and maintains system generated sequential receipt no and the current date as receipt date. Functionalities that have been incorporated are resets receipt no. financial year wise, provides financial year wise separate Receipt Register for every location i.e. Head Office and Regional Offices, searching facility on every entered unit is also available in the system. The system is used by the Board since 17-10-2008.
    8 Dispatch Management The Dispatch Management provides facility to enter details of letter required to be dispatched and generates sequential dispatch number and the current date as dispatch date. Functionalities that have been incorporated are letters are managed by the category like Cess Order, Consent Letter, and General Letter, resets dispatch no. financial year wise, provides financial year wise separate Dispatch Register for every location i.e. Head Office and Regional Offices.
    9 Payroll Management The Payroll Management collects personal and pay details of all Board employees, processes monthly pay and Pay Bill. Functionalities that have been incorporated are dynamic addition of allowances, deductions, schedules on single/multiple deductions, non accounting heads can be defined, printing priority can be defined dynamically for allowances, deductions, employees in bill outer, bill inner, pay slips & schedules, round off/actual can be specified on deductions, facility to add multiple slabs on same deduction, loan tracking, arrear calculation, partial payment, dynamic creation of definition for formulas for allowance/deduction, dynamically created definition for formulas can be used on a group of employees, generation of automatic bill number,  dynamic reports like bill inner, bill outer, schedules, pay slips, annual statement of employees, GA 55, bank statement, monthly CPF statement, annual schedule reports for employees. For officials – availability of pay slips, annual statement and deduction details annual schedules by making a login into their account online
    10 Budgeting Management The Budget Management contains submitting budget estimates by Head Office and Regional offices separately. Functionalities that have been incorporated are Consolidates total estimates and provides facility to allocate budget, Revised Estimates can be prepared on the basis on Budget Estimates submitted earlier in that financial year, Budget estimates (BE) RO/HO wise, Finalization of BE at HO, Budget allocation at HO, Revised estimates (RE) at RO/HO, Finalization of RE at HO, Consolidated budget report (all RO & HO at a glance), Receipts at RO/HO, Cancellation of receipts at Sr. AO level, Receipt printing, Receipt register, Bill generation at RO/HO, Cancellation of the  bill, Voucher generation at RO/HO, Advance payment & its adjustments, Acceptance of multiple bills in multiple budget heads in payment bills, Sanction of Budget transfer among heads, Transfer of budget after sanction, Budget reports – receipt, bill, voucher, receipt register, budget at a glance, GA1, booked amount for advance, budget estimate at a glance, budget allocation at a glance, fund transfer, bill register, ledger etc.
    11 Online Public Grievance Monitoring System The Online Public Grievance Monitoring system will help industries and citizens to register complaints and receive information on the Complaint status quickly and easily, without having to visit or call the Regional or Head office. Hindi & English version of the application is deployed on the server.
    12 Library Monitoring System The Online Library Monitoring system will help to manage the library of the Board. Functionalities that have been incorporated are provision to enter details of Books and Journals, issue of Books and Journals, return of Books and Journals and Generation of various reports and registers.
    13 Meeting Monitoring System The Meeting Monitoring system will help the Board manage details of the meetings. Functionalities that have been incorporated are Generates agenda of the meeting, Issue notices to the participants of the meeting, Generation of minutes of the meeting, Follow-up on minutes of the meeting, Generation of reports & Free text search
    14 Assembly Question Monitoring System The Assembly Question Monitoring system will help the Board manage the details of the assembly/parliamentary questions and the replies filed by the board.
    15 Training Nomination Monitoring System The Training Nomination Monitoring system will help the Board manage the details of the officers/officials of the Board, to whom the Board wish to nominate for training. It also gives information about how many trainings have been attended by the officer/officials on a particular subject.
    16 Act/Orders Monitoring System Various orders passed by various authorities and amended ACT can be viewed online on the website of the Board.

C.Steps Forward

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  • Consent to Establish/Consent to Operate for Industries/Mines to be made online.
  • Maintenance of the various core applications of the Board

D. Fund Utilisation

Funds that have been received Phase Wise – Phase I (` 1,39,79,363), Phase II (` 78,21,440), Phase III (` 99,74,600) & Phase IV (` 27,02,000). However, ` 30,00,000 has been refunded to the Board on account of Hardware procurement.

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Page Last Updated : 16/04/2013