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OFFICE OF RESIDENT COMMISSIONER
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS)
GOVERMENT OF WEST BENGAL
INFORMATION UNDER SECTION 4(1) (B) OF THE RIGHT OF INFORMATION ACT, 2005

1. Name of the Organization: The Office of Resident Commissioner, New Delhi, under the administrative control of Personnel & Administrative Reforms (PA&R) Department Government of West Bengal, was established in July 1969.

2. Functions:   Being the principal coordinating interface of Government of West Bengal in New Delhi it is serving as an important link between the Governments of India and West Bengal. The Resident Commissioner functions as its administrative representative  in New Delhi is, inter alia,  remaining responsible for  the following:

  • Issues/proposals of the State Government with various Ministries of Government of India.
  • Release of grants/financial assistance for various schemes under different programs for the State Government.
  • Proposals to obtain President’s assent on Bills and Ordinances of the State.
  • Exchange of information between Government of India and various Departments of the State and vice-versa.
  • Organizing meetings, fixing appointments and providing relevant information for use of the Governor, Chief Minister, Ministers and other dignitaries during their visit to New Delhi.
  • Clearances for foreign visits,
  • Represents the State Government in different meetings and conferences.
  • Protocol arrangements for visiting dignitaries.
  • Render timely official assistance to the people from West Bengal in the National Capital Region (NCR) and other States during crisis/disaster situations.

3. Officers of the Organization:

SL No.Name of the OfficerDesignationContact
1.Smt. Ujjaini Datta, IASResident Commissioner(011) 2334-4269
(011) 2374-2695
Fax: (011) 2374-7203
email: info@rcwb.in
2.Shri Rajdeep DattaLiaison Officer and Deputy Resident Commissioner(011) 2334-4269
+91-8826099307
email: lowb@rcwb.in
3.Dr. Saswata DawnDeputy Director of Information(011) 2374-8134
+91- 7065573004
email: ddi@rcwb.in
4.Shri Manish SharmaDeputy Resident Commissioner(011) 2334-4269
(011) 2374-2695
Fax: (011) 2374-7203
email: manishsharma@rcwb.in
5.Shri Ashis JanaAssistant Director of Information(011) 2336 3775
+91-8826952430
email: adinewdelhi@rcwb.in
6.VacantIT Manager(011) 2374-8134
email:info@rcwb.in
7.Shri Saket ShrivastavaPay & Accounts Officer(011) 2334- 8762
+91- 9910233282
+91-8826099306
email: treasuryofficer@rcwb.in
8.Smt. Priyanka SahAddl. Pay & Accounts Officer(011)2336- 4953
91-8826099301
email: ato@rcwb.in
9.Shri AnkitPA to RC(011)2336- 4953
91-8826099312
email: ankit@rcwb.in

4. Powers & Duties of the Officers & Staff of the Office:

SL No.NameDesignationDuties & Responsibilities
1.Smt. Ujjaini Datta, IASResident CommissionerResident Administrative Representative of the State Government in New Delhi
2.Shri Rajdeep DattaLiaison Officer and Deputy Resident CommissionerDDO, Social Ministries GoI including Protocol, PWD, Foreign Visit Clearances and Banga Bhawan. Assist PRC as & when required.
3.Dr. Saswata DawnDeputy Director of InformationEstablishment, Identity Card & Security Passes, Maintenance & Hygiene of Office ,  Seating & storing Arrangement, Transport & Vehicle Management, Coordination with Transport Department, GoWB, all Economic Ministries & Ministry Of Home Affairs  GoI including Protocol,  2 no. Circular Road State Guest House. Assist PRC as & when required.
4.Shri Manish SharmaDeputy Resident CommissionerForeign Visit Clearances
5.Shri Ashis JanaAssistant Director of InformationMedia & Culture Affairs
6.VacantIT ManagerERP, LAN(office-networking), all matters relating to computerization & e- Governance program.
7.Shri Saket ShrivastavaPay & Accounts OfficerOfficer-in-charge of the Treasury & duties as assigned by PRC
8.Smt. Priyanka SahAddl. Pay & Accounts OfficerAdditional Treasury Officer, procurement and duties as assigned by PRC
9.Shri Shubhabrata PramanickTourist OfficerTourist Information Centre at Muktadhara
10.Shri Utpal ChatterjeeUDAManagement of Cash, Current A/C, TDS, Income Tax, Permanent Advance
11.Shri Dibbendu MukherjeeUDAEnrollment in Health Scheme, allotted work at Muktadhara, Festivals & Permissions thereof, BSBT & Bengal Association file
12.Ankit RokaPersonal AssistantPA to RC
13.Smt. Srijata ChoudhuryUDACash Management at Muktadhara, Bills relating to IITF, HTC and Tour, Stock Maintenance at Muktadhara
14.Smt. Paramita MukherjeeUDAEstablishment, IFMS, Contingency & GPF bills, RTI Matters, Leave, Service Book, Empanelment of HCOs, e-Office, Management of Stocks ad assisting Smt. Mansi Sircar, Administrative Officer
15.Shri Hari ShankerUDATreasury work and Checking of DLY Cars, Repairing & Maintenance of Banga Bhawan Pool Cars, Overtime Calculation
16.Shri Raja BasuProtocol ExecutiveProtocol Duties and other works allotted from time to time, tracking files & clearance in Central Govt. Offices
17.Shri Sandeep PalProtocol ExecutiveProtocol Duties, Multi Tasking Job, Website Maintenance, Attestation/Apostille, Political Clearance
18.Shri Raju Kumar SinhaUDAContingency Bills, Bills relating to POL, Repairing and DLY Cars, Vehicle Management/Duty Clerk, Issuance of Fuel slip
19.Shri Somnath ChakrabortyUDATo assist Shri Utpal Chatterjee, UDA, I/Tax, TDS, Vehicle Management/Duty Clerk, Repairing & Maintainence of Banga Bhawan Pool Cars, Issuance of fuel slip
20.Shri Shrikant SharmaDEO & Protocol ExecutiveMulti Tasking Job, Vehicle Management Job, Assisting in Authentication of documents, Assisting in vehicle duty checking, General duty works
21.Shri Rajkumar SharmaDEOScanning & uploading of DAK, Diarisation of letters/receipts etc. for e-office, Multi Tasking Job, ERP, Maintenance of Stock, Bio-metric Attendance Record
22.Shri Amba DuttUDADespatch and Vehicle Management & POL, MEA Clearance
23.Gadhadhar BiswasUDAChecking of DLY Cars, Repairing & Maintenance of Banga Bhawan Pool cars, and Protocol duties during festival
24.Shri M PalaniswamyPeonPRC’s Duty
25.Shri S. SrinivasanPeonAllotted duties at 2nd floor of RC Office

5. Procedure Followed in Decision Making:

Principal Resident Commissioner is the head of the Office is empowered to take final decisions. Under his delegated authority the LO functions as DDO supervising the functions of establishment, protocol, liaison and transport sections. The Treasury is supervised by Shri Anil Kumar Pandit, TO on behalf of PRC. While PRC also administratively controls the West Bengal Information & Cultural Centre (WBICC), New Delhi under him Deputy Director of Information, Shri Prasenjit Das  supervises its daily functioning. A well-defined hierarchical level has been followed laying down channels of submission and levels of disposal.

6. West Bengal Information Commission- www.wbic.gov.in

7. Public Information Officer of Office of Resident Commissioner and WBICC:

Office of Information & Culture Affairs
Dr. Saswata Dawn
DDI
Tel: (011) 23363775
Email: ddi@rcwb.in

8. Public Information Officer of Treasury:

Shri Saket Shrivastava
Tel: (011) 2334- 8762, Mob: 91-8826099306
Email: treasuryofficer@rcwb.in