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Last Updated On: 06-07-2022
    S.No. Title/ Type of Information Details Document
    1 Section 4(1)(b) : Introduction and the Particulars of its Organisation, functions and duties The “Council of Architecture”, a statutory body constituted under the Architects Act, 1972 ( A Central Act) by Ministry of Education, Govt. of India, which provides for registration of architects and for matters connected therewith. Constitution of the Council of Architecture under Act, Rules and Regulations and functions and duties of the Council are available at the website of the Council are available in the link Click Here
    2 Section-4(1)(b)(ii) : The Powers and Duties of President, Vice- President, Registrar and other officers of the Council of Architecture The President, Vice-President, Registrar of the Council of Architecture holds statutory position. Their duties and functions are provided in CoA regulations 1982 Click Here
    3 Section-4(1)(b)(iii) : The procedure followed in the decision making process,including channels of supervision and accountability Registrar and Administrative Officer & other officers and employees of the Council are accountable to the Executive Committee and the managing Council known as “Council of Architecture”. The registration of Architects and code of conduct of architects, disciplinary action against erring architects are carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, Council of Architecture Rules, 1973, Council of Architecture Regulations, 1982, Architects (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 1989, as amended in 2003, read with Conditions of Engagement and Scale of Charges and Architectural Competition Guidelines. Click Here
    4 Section-4(1)(b)(iv) : The Norms set by it for discharge of its functions The Council functions as per the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, Council of Architecture Rules, 1973, Council of Architecture Regulations, 1982, Council of Architecture (Architects Professional Conduct) Regulations, 1989, CoA Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Regulations, 2020 and other norms framed time to time. These are available on the Website of the Council. Click Here
    5 Section-4(1)(b)(v) : The rules/manuals & records, held by CoA or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions The provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, Council of Architecture Rules, 1973, Council of Architecture Regulations, 1982, Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Regulations, 1983, Guidelines for admission to B.Arch. Course, norms for M.Arch. Course, Revised Minimum Qualification and Experience for Teaching Posts in Architectural Institutions and Architects (Professional Conduct) Regulations, 1989, as amended in 2003 and Council of Architecture (Recruitment and Promotion) Regulations, 1999 are followed. Click Here
    6 Section-4(1)(b)(vi) : A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control Register of Architects, Directory of Architects, Professional Documents, Agenda and Minutes of the Meetings of the Council and Executive Committee, Inspection Manual, Inspection Reports, Books of Accounts, etc. The Registrar is the custodian of all records. Click Here
    7 Section-4(1)(b)(vii) : The arrangement for consultation with or representation by the members of the Public in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation thereof The Council on important matters relating to education and practice of the profession and professional documents, do consult academicians and professionals and industry by way of circulation of documents and seeking their valuable inputs and views.  
    8 Section-4(1)(b)(viii) : A statement of the Boards, Councils, Committees & other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice & as to whether meetings of those Boards, Councils, Committees & other bodies The proceedings of Committees and Boards are not open to public. However, final outcome of the deliberations / meetings are conveyed to the concerned persons, architects, institutions and bodies. The Minutes of Council and Executive Committee are uploaded on the Council’s website www.coa.gov.in. Click Here
    9 Section-4(1)(b)(ix) : Telephone Directory of CoA Name of officers & employees and their, Designation and work section/ department at present are given in the link Click Here
    10 Section-4(1)(b)(x) : The monthly remuneration including system of compensation as provided in its regulation The statement showing name of the employee, designation and pay-scale and remuneration received are attached herewith.
    11 Section-4(1)(b)(xi) : The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursement made The annual budget estimates and income receivable by the Council are attached herewith. Click Here
    12 Section-4(1)(b)(xiii) : Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it No such information available  
    13 Section-4(1)(b)(xiv) : RTI Details of Information available in electronic form in CoA Website. Information is hosted in the Council’s website which is “www.coa.gov.in”, which includes following : Role of COA, Act, Rules, Regulations, Office Bearers, Members, Statutory Committees, Sub-Committees, Architectural Education, Professional Practice, Judgements & circulars, Events & Statistics, Forms, General Information, Registration Statistics, New Thoughts, Public Notice, Status of Institutions, RTI, News & Highlights, NATA, QIP/ Training Programme, Publications, etc. Click Here
    14 Section-4(1)(b)(xv) : The Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room if maintained for public use At present, facilities : NIL. However, one can visit COA Office or request over phone/ e-mail to receive the relevant information.  
    15 Section-4(1)(b)(xvi) : The Name & Designation of PIO Public Information Officer :

    Shri Deepak Kumar

    Administrative Officer Council of Architecture India Habitat Centre, Core-6A, 1st Floor, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003 Phone : 011-49412100 (30 Lines) Extn. 204 Fax : 24647746 E-mail : coaindia@rediffmail.com
     
    16 Section-4(1)(b)(xvii) : Other Information Appellate Authority :

    Shri Raj Kumar Oberoi, Registrar

    Council of Architecture India Habitat Centre, Core-6A, 1st Floor, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003 Phone : 011-49412100 (30 Lines) Fax : 011-24647746 E-mail : coaindia@rediffmail.com