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Functions of Research Council:
  • Advise on the formulation of R&D programmes and future directions of activities of the laboratory keeping in view the Five Year Plans, national priorities and opportunity areas.
  • Suggest networking with other CSIR National Laboratories on programmes of mutual interest.
  • Review R&D activities and research programmes and advise on future dirctions.
  • Advise on fostering linkages between the Laboratory, industry and potential clients.
  • Constitute Selection Committees and Assessment Committees/Peer Groups for selection, merit and assessment promotions of Scientific staff.
  • Any other function as may be assigned by Director General/Governing Body.

Functions of Management Council:
  • Administer and manage the affairs and environs of the Laboratory.
  • Write off irrecoverable monetary losses and Stores within the limits prescribed by CSIR.
  • Recommend the resource allocation for R&D activities/facilities of Lab./Instt.
  • Monitor the progress of R&D and other activities of the Lab./Instt.
  • Recommend devolution of powers to the Project Leaders for a proper implementation of the projects/activities.
  • Approve contract R&D, consultancy projects and licensing of IPR beyond the powers of Director.
  • Consider the annual report of a National Laboratory.
  • Constitute selection committees and assessment committees for all Technical staff.
  • Any other matter, as my be referred by the Director-General.

Resource Planning & Business Development:
  • The Division strives to spearhead the programmes and projects of IMMT from the stage of planning to outputs of value to diverse stakeholders. It carves out the annual performance targets for IMMT as a whole, from which targets for the laboratory is set. It also acts as a link to CSIR with respect to formulation of the Five Year Plans, Annual Plans and their operationalization; and quarterly performance reporting and developmental activities of CSIR.

  • To interact with CSIR: (a) Five Year & Annual Plan allocations for CSIR and (b) integrating CSIR programmes with plans of socio-economic departments and ministries.
  • To interact with the Department related Standing Parliamentary Committee on S&T, Environment & Forestry on matters concerning CSIR particularly demands for grants, visits of committee, etc.
  • To review and allocate financial resources to the Laboratory.
  • To create and operationalize knowledge networking within and across the Laboratory.
  • To mandate CSIR programmes with those of government departments.
  • To formulate and get approval, coordinate and monitor national laboratories S&T plan projects/programmes.
  • To deal with New Idea Fund.
  • To prepare mandatory reports such as Annual Report, Quarterly Performance Report, Monthly Report.
  • To operationalize R&D component of Technology Mission on Oilseeds, Pulses & Maize (TMOP&M).

Functions of the Finance & Accounts
  • Overall supervision of Finance & Accounts Division.
  • Exercising financial propriety in day-to-day work.
  • To render advice to the Director on all financial matters and providing support services to all the Scientific staff and bench level scientists.
  • Compilation of the budget document ( RE-BE ), ensuring in utilization of grant.
  • Coordination with Head, PME in Project monitoring and other project related activities etc..
  • Financial Concurrence of all proposals including service matters.
  • Coordination with CSIR and sending all monthly and quarterly returns.
  • Liasioning, coordination with CAG and CSIR in settlement of all CAG and internal Audit Paras.
  • Acting as an ex-officio member in several committees as per statutory requirements.
  • Examination of various administrative proposal and according concurrence.
  • Preparation of Annual Accounts and submitting to CSIR thereof.
  • To ensure timely payments to all and maintaining of statutory records.
  • Investment of surplus funds as per CSIR instructions.
  • Handling all issues of Pension disbursements, New Pension Scheme etc.
  • Ensuring modernisation and computerisation of Finance & Accounts functions.
  • Any other work assigned by CSIR/ Director.