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 1. Organisation, Function & Duties:

 

 1.1. Organisation:-

(a) The NMNH is a sub-ordinate office of the Ministry of Environment & Forests with the objective of Environmental Education through non-formal and informal methods.
(b) The NMNH was opened to public on 5th June in 1978 on the occasion of World Environment Day.
(c) The NMNH at present has three permanent Galleries (“Introduction to Natural History”, “Ecology: Understanding Nature” and “Conservation”), creative areas (“Discovery Room” and “Activity room”) and Temporary Exhibition area (4th Floor)
(d) The NMNH has a Headquarter in New Delhi and Regional offices in Southern Region (Mysore), Central Region (Bhopal), and Eastern Region (Bhubaneswar). An office in Western Region (Sawai Madhopur) is in the process of completion. A new Office in North Eastern Region (Gangtok) is being established.

 

 1.2. Functions and Duties:-

(a) Implementation of policies of the MoEF under the scheme Environmental education (EE), training and awareness.
(b) Implementation of policies of the MoEF applicable to the objectives of the Museum under other schemes/ programmes such as Environment management in Heritage/ Tourism centres, Traditional knowledge about Biodiversity, Media etc
(c) Extend the geographical coverage of Environmental education, awareness and training mandate of the MoEF through NMNH by establishing offices at Regional, States/UT and facilitating linkages at district levels with Museums/ organizations/ NGOs..
(d) Work towards natural history curatorship by way of collection, conservation, documentation, research, and exhibition of representative samples of flora and fauna for the purpose of education.
(e) Undertake awareness among general public about environment through non-formal and informal methods.
(f) Extend Environmental education to schools by formal methods so as to help them for curriculum development on Environment.
(g) Undertake special programmes aimed at social inclusion for the benefit of Persons with disabilities and those marginally excluded.
(h) Extend professional help to other organizations for establishment of new and re-structuring of existing collections/ museums of natural history.
(i) Organise professional capacity building programmes for Museologists in the country on all aspects of Natural history Museology.
(j) Undertake professional collaborative programmes with Museums and institutions outside India and through ICOM-NATHIST (International Council of Museums’s Committee on Collections/ Museums of Natural History).

 

 2. List of CPIOs/ AA in NMNH:

 

 CPIO: Central Public Information Officer
Smt. Naaz Rizvi
Scientist-E
National Museum of Natural History
Tansen Marg, New Delhi-110001
Phone: 011- 23320739
E-mail: naazrizvi@yahoo.co.in

 

 CPIO: Central Public Information Officer for RMNH Bhopal
Shri Manoj Kumar Sharma
Scientist-B
Regional Museum of Natural History
E-5, Arera Colony, Bhopal-462016. Madhya Pradesh
Phone: 0755-2420429, Fax: 0755-2467551
E-mail: rmnhbpl@rediffmail.com

 

 CPIO: Central Public Information Officer for RMNH Mysore
Shri G. N. Indresh
Scientist-D
Regional Museum of Natural History
Siddharth Nagar, Mysore-570011. Karnataka
Phone: 0821-2447046, Fax: 0821-2446453
E-mail: rmnhmysore@gmail.com

 

 CPIO: Central Public Information Officer for RMNH Bhubaneswar
Shri Gaurav
Scientist-B
Regional Museum of Natural History
Acharya Vihar, P.O.-R.R.L, Bhubaneshwar-751013. Odisha
Phone: 0674-2567114, 2567784
E-mail: rmnhbbsr@yahoo.co.in

 

 CPIO: Central Public Information Officer for RGRMNH Sawai Madhopur
Shri Mohammad Yunus
Scientist-C
Rajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History
Village-Ramsinghpur, P.O.-Sherpur, Ranthambore Road
Sawai Madhopur-322001. Rajasthan
Phone: 07462-223010
E-mail: mohd_yunus@rediffmail.com

 

 AA: Appellate Authority
Dr. B. Venugopal
Director
National Museum of Natural History
Tansen Marg, New Delhi-110001
Phone: 011-23314932
E-mail: dirnmnh@gmail.com


NMNH Website: www.nmnh.nic.in

 

 The prescribed fee for Rs. 10/- will be payable by Indian Postal Order/DD/Banker's Cheque in favour of pay & account officer, Ministry of Environment & Forests or Pay by cash to the concerned CPIO with a proper reciept.

 3. LIST OF OFFICERS WITH EXTENSION NUMBERS (NMNH):

 
PAY OF OFFICERS

NAME OF THE OFFICER

EXT. NUMBER

PAYBAND

GRADE PAY

Dr. B. Venugopal
Director

201

37400-67000

8700

Smt. Naaz Rizvi
Scientist-E

203

37400-67000

8700

Smt. Anupriya Singh
O.S.D.

204

15600-39100

6600

Shri M. Vijay
Scientist-B

-

15600-39100

5400

Dr. C. R. Magesh
Scientist-B

-

15600-39100

5400

Shri B. S. Yogendra
Scientist-B

-

15600-39100

5400

Shri Vinod Kumar Garg
Administrative Officer (A.O)

211

15600-39100

5400

Shri Sagar Singh Finance & A.O

216

15600-39100

5400

PAY OF NON-GAZETTED STAFF

Shri R.C. Lal
Artist

226

9300-34800

4800

Shri Krishna Kumar
Artist

226

9300-34800

4600

Shri K.S. Attri
Sr.Edu.Asst

239

9300-34800

4600

Shri Amar Nath Saha
Texidermist

231

9300-34800

4600

Shri Vipin Saxena
Pub. Asstt.

237

9300-34800

4800

Shri Nand Lal
Sr. Exhibit Preparator

230

9300-34800

4800

Shri Rakesh Kumar Pal
Lab & Infrom Asst.
Deputation to DARPG

208

9300-34800

4200

Dr. Jaya Prasoon
Sr.Edu.Asst

239

9300-34800

4600

Smt. Sheela Marandi
Sr.Edu.Asst

239

9300-34800

4600

Shri Rajendra Singh
Sr. A. V. Asstt.

243

9300-34800

4600

Smt. Kumud Garg
Artist

226

9300-34800

4600

Shri J.M.Singh Bisht
Care Taker

228

9300-34800

4600

Shri V.S. Dabas
Sr. Electrician

229

9300-34800

4200

Shri R.P. Meena
Sr. Tech. Asstt.

224

9300-34800

4600

Shri Ram Dhari
Projectionist

236

9300-34800

4200

Shri Vivek Chugh
Exhibit Preparator

230

9300-34800

4200

Shri Shiv Narayan
Lab. Asstt.

-

5200-20200

4200

Shri Rama Nand
Staff Car Driver

247

5200-20200

2800

Shri Mahipal Singh
Staff Car Driver

247

5200-20200

2800

Shri Hukam Chand
UDC

220

5200-20200

2800

Shri Jitendra Singh
Photographer

233

5200-20200

2800

Shri Vikas Rana
Edu. Asstt.

239

5200-20200

2800

Shri Ajay Kumar
LDC

210

5200-20200

2400

Shri Ashok Kumar
Electrician

229

5200-20200

2400

Shri Mahesh Manjhi
Lab. Attendent

-

5200-20200

2400

Shri Vasudev Paswan
MTS

-

5200-20200

2400

Shri Bhagirath Das
MTS

209

5200-20200

2400

Shri Jai Prakash
MTS

-

5200-20200

2400

Shri Bache Singh
MTS

-

5200-20200

2400

Shri Kalu Ram
Cashier

222

5200-20200

2400

Shri Raj Kumar Koli
Receptionist

245,246

5200-20200

2400

Shri Anand Singh Rawat
Lab Ass.

224

5200-20200

2400

Shri Devender Sharma
Cabinet Maker

-

5200-20200

2400

Shri Hira Lal
MTS

-

5200-20200

2400

Shri Hem Chand
MTS

223

5200-20200

2000

Shri Atma Ram
MTS

-

5200-20200

2000

Shri Sunil Kumar
MTS

-

5200-20200

2000

Shri Pushp Kant
Lab. Asstt.

215

5200-20200

2000

Shri Asarfi Prashad
MTS

-

5200-20200

2000

Shri Manoj Kumar
MTS

215

5200-20200

1900

Shri Krishan Kumar
Junior Clerk

219

5200-20200

1900

Shri Janardhan Sah
MTS

-

5200-20200

1900

 

 4. Budget Allocation:

 Budget allocation for FY 2015-2016 (Plan and Non-Pan) "Revenue": Rs. 14.88 Crores

 

 5. Facilities for citizens-IFC:

 

 Enquiry about Natural history
Guidance in galleries
Creative activities in Discovery and Activity rooms
Film shows on Environment, Nature etc
Library resources on Environment, Nature etc
Publications on Environment, Nature etc
Educational programmes on Environment, Nature etc

 

 6. Accessible for Public: Yes