1. Particulars of Organisation, functions and duties

Infoparks Kerala has been registered as a society under the Travancore, Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Act XII of 1955 on October 27, 2004 for providing infrastructural facilities of world class quality for IT and ITES industries. After formation of the Society, Government has transferred 98.25 acres of land belonging to Kinfra Export Promotion Industrial Parks Ltd. (KEPIP), Kakkanad, Kochi 682030 to Infoparks Kerala for the development of the IT Park. Infoparks


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Project Name:-

Infopark, Kochi.

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Location:-

Kusumagiri, Kakkanad, Thrikkakara Grama Panchayat, Ernakulam District
Kerala State

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Implementation Agency:-

Infoparks Kerala, Kochi.

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Reg. & Admin. Office:-

Infopark - Park Office, Athulya, Kusumagiri.P.O, Kakkanad,
Kochi 682030
Phone: 0484-2415217,2415232,2415231
Fax: 0484- 2415240
E mail: info@infoparkkochi.com

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Constitution:-

Society registered under the Travancore – Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act No. 12 of  1955

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Sector:-

Information Technology Sector

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Project:-

Setting up of IT park of 98.25 acres

General Body & Bye-Laws

GENERAL BODY
The general Body shall be responsible for the management of the Park in accordance with these Rules through the Bye-laws and the Board of Governors.
BYE-LAWS
The General Body may frame bye-laws from time to time not inconsistent with these Rules and Regulations of the Park, and may in particular provide for the following matters:
(a) Conduct of business and the procedures to be adopted at meeting of the General Body/Board;
(b) Finance and Accounts of the Park
(c) Acceptance of grants, gifts, loans, fixed deposits, debentures, subscriptions, donations, or any financial contribution in cash/ cheque and securities and /or any property, either movable or immovable from within the country or/and abroad including international agencies, subject to prevailing rules.
(d) Investment of and dealing with funds and moneys of the Park.
(e) Term and tenure of appointments emoluments, allowances and other conditions of service of the officers and employees of the Park;
(f) Rules regarding discipline, suspension and dismissal of the officers and employees of the Park;
(g) Powers, duties and functions of the Board as well as other officers and employees of the Park;
(h) Promotional and other activities of the Park;
(i) Execution of contracts and other instruments, on behalf of the Park;
(j) Establishment and maintenance of pension, provident and other funds for the benefit of officers and employees or for the purpose of the Park;
(k) Conduct and defense of legal proceedings and manner of signing pleadings;
(l) Such other matters as may be necessary for the administration of the Park.
OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Subject to the provision of these Rules,, the staff of the park/ Society will consist of:

  1. Chief Executive Officer.
  2. Technical and Managerial (Engineers and Management Professionals)
  3. Registrar.
  4. Administrative Staff
  5. Such other officers and employees as may be considered for the work of the Park

APPOINTMENT OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
The appointment of the Chief Executive Officer shall be made by the Chairperson of the Board with the approval of the Chairman of the General Body. The Chief Executive Officer shall normally hold office for a period not exceeding five years at a time. The emoluments, allowances and other conditions of service shall be fixed by the General Body.
POWER OF DELEGATION OF THE BOARD
The Board may delegate some of its powers, functions and duties to any member of the staff of the park.
APPOINTMENT OF TECHNICAL AND MANAGERIAL STAFF
The appointment of engineers and management professionals for the Park above a certain grade (to be specified by the General Body) shall be approved by the Chairman of the General Body on the recommendations of the Board and below the specified grade, shall be made by the Board, or on an officer to whom the power has been delegated by the Board, for a period normally not exceeding five years at time for all grades.
APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
The administrative staff of the park shall be appointed by the Board or by an officer to whom the power has been delegated by the Board under Rule 15 for a period normally not exceeding five years at a time for all grades.
TENURE OF APPOINTMENT OF STAFF
The tenure of appointment for all Technical and Administrative Staff including the Chief Executive Officer shall be for a period of not more than 5 years at a time. The tenure may be extended for a further period of 5 years at a time by the appointing authority. These appointments shall be governed by the byelaws to be framed under Rule 11.
APPOINTMENT OF REGISTRAR
The Appointment of the Registrar shall be made by the Chief Executive Officer on the recommendations of the Chairperson of the Board and approved by the Chairperson of the General Body.
TERMINATION OF SERVICE OF STAFF
The termination of services of the officers and employees of the Park will be governed in accordance with the byelaws to be framed under Rule 11.
POWER DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD AND OFFICERS OF THE PARK
4.2 Power, functions and duties of the Board.
Subject to the overall control of the General Body, the Board shall perform the following functions:
(a) Monitor and review periodically the activities of the park and take remedial measures, as deemed fit, to meet the aims and objectives of the Park.
(b) Exercise full powers to approve and sanction expenditure under every head and item provided in the annual and Supplementary Budget Grants approved by the General Body.
(c) To determine the lease rent and other user fees and terms and conditions of allotting space or facilities in the Parks.
(d) Re-appropriate the sanctioned funds subject to the following conditions:
(a) Re-appropriations with the heads of Capital Expenditure to cover expenditure on an item not included in the Budget shall require prior consent of the General Body.
(b) No re-appropriations shall be made from the head of the Capital Expenditure to head of Revenue Expenditure.

(e) Create posts and appoint from time to time Managerial/ Technical and Administrative
staff.
(f) Approve foreign travels of all staff (by Chairperson of the Board).
(g) Delegate some of its powers, functions and duties to any member of the park.
(h) Propose from time to time alternation, addition and modification to the Rules and Regulations of the park to meet the aims and objectives of the park for approval of General Body.
(i) Propose additions, alternations and modifications to the bye-laws for any matter for consideration and approval of the General Body.
(j) Appointment from time to time sub-committees amongst its members and/or staff of the Park and assign and/or delegate to them some of its powers, duties and functions as it may deem fit.
(k) Authorize import of equipment, components, and other payments as provide in the sanctioned budget proposals.
(l) Appoint consultation(s) for carrying out items of work included in the sanctioned budget proposals.
(m) Grant awards or other monetary assistance, on such terms and conditions as it may select for any study on a subject in which the Park is interested.
(n)Publish and/or to finance the publications, as it may deem fit, from time to time of the work done or work carried out on behalf of the Park.
(o) Write-off irrecoverable losses of stories and money in excess of Rs. 100,000 in each
case provided that:-
(i) The loss not due to theft, fraud or neglect and
(ii) It does not disclose a serious negligence on the part of any employee of the Park.
(p) Submit a detailed Annual Budget Estimate under various heads for consideration and approval of the General Body.
(q) Submit the Annual Report of the Park for the consideration and approval of the General Body.
4.3 Duties of the Chief Executive Officer
4.3.1 Business of the park
It shall be the duty of the chief Executive Officer to carry on the work of the park under the control of the General Body and the Board in accordance with the rules and bye-laws for the administration and management of the Park. In the case of an emergency, he may take such action as may be necessary and report it to the Board and the General Body.

4.3.2 Direction and control of the staff
All members of the staff of the park shall be under the general control of the Chief Executive Officer, who may issue standing orders from time to time. The CEO may, with the approval of the Board delegate any of his powers, responsibilities and authorities vested in him by the Memorandum of Association and Rules to one or more members of the staff of the Park.

 

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