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Right to Information Act, 2005
HE’s Perspective

(Published in accordance with Section 4 (I) (b) of Right to Information Act, 2005.)

4(I) (b) 

(i)                  Particulars of Organisation, Functions and Duties.


Indian Academy Of Highway Engineers (Formerly NITHE) is a registered Society (Annexure I) under the administrative control of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (M/o RT&H), Govt. of India. Minister-in-charge is the President and Secretary, M/o RT&H is the Vice-President of this Society.  The Institute has been functioning for about 23 years now and started functioning from its present location, i.e., A-5, Institutional Area, Sector 62, NOIDA (U.P.) – 201 301, with effect from 01 Oct 2001.  IAHE is a collaborative body of the Central and State Governments.

The primary objective of IAHE is to fulfill the long standing need for Training of Highway Engineers at the Entry Level and during the Service.

 IAHE conducts regular training programmes for the Engineers from Central and State Govt. Departments.  It also conducts customized training programmes for Engineers of Central and State Govt. Departments and PSUs, Public and Private Sector at their behest.

 (ii)                Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees

IAHE is headed by the Director, who is the Chief Executive of the Institute.  He is generally an officer of the rank of Chief Engineer deputed from the M/oRT&H.  The Director is guided by the General Body, and assisted by Joint Director, Assistant Director, Librarian and Technical officer, Finance-cum-Accounts Officer and  Other Staff members of the Institute are Library Assistant, LDC, Staff Car Drivers, Lab attendant. 

Being the Chief Executive, the Director has full powers in day to day running of the Institute. He is reporting directly to the Governing Body. 

 (iii)               Procedure followed in the Decision Making Process, including Channels of Supervision and Accountability.

All the decisions related to the functioning of the Institute, including Training programmes, day to day operations, are taken by the Director.

(iv)              Norms set for the Discharge of Functions.

Courses are designed and Training programmes held as per the Training Policy / instructions / requirements proposed / projected by the GB and M/oRT&H from time to time.  Customized/ Regionalized programmes are designed and conducted as per the requirements of the agencies such as various State Govts, other Central/ State Govt. Organisations responsible for development of highways, Contractors and Consultants. 

(v)                Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records, held by or Under Control or Used by Employees for Discharging Functions.

Records related to Training Programmes conducted are the only records held and used at IAHE.    All Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records are being circulated by the M/oRT&H. 

(vi)              Statement of Categories of Documents that are held by or Under Control.

Records of Training Programmes and Handouts of lectures held during such programmes.

(vii)             Particulars of any Arrangement that exists for Consultation with or Representation by the Members of the Public in relation to the Formulation of Policy or Implementation thereof.

Nil.  IAHE is an Institute meant for training of Highway Engineers of Govt. bodies and other similar institutions.  Therefore, as per functional requirement, it does not have any direct contact with public.

(viii)           Statement of Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as part or for the purpose of Advice, and as to whether meeting of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.

IAHE’s Governing Body (Annexure II) is headed by Secretary, M/oRT&H as Chairman.  As the discussions of meetings are specific to training requirements and policies of M/oRT&H, they are not open to the public; neither are the minutes of such meetings accessible for public.

(ix)              Directory of Officers and Employees.

Directory of Officers and Employees of IAHE are given at (Annexure III).

(x)                Monthly Remuneration received by each of the Officers and Employees, including the System of Compensation as provided in the Regulations.

The Pay and Allowances in respect of employees of IAHE are governed by the Rules of the Society which are generally based on Govt. Rules. Central Govt. Employees.  Monthly Remuneration received by each of the Officers and Employees are given at Annexure IV.

(xi)              Budget Allocation to each of the Agencies, indicating the particulars of all Plans, Proposed Expenditures and Reports on Disbursements made.

Budget Allocation as approved by the Governing Body is placed as Annexure V.

(xii)             Manner of Execution of Subsidy Programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of Beneficiaries of such programmes.

No Course fee is charged from the Engineers  nominated byM/oRT&H ,

State PWDs and BRO.  As majority of the Engineers fall under this category, all such Central and State Govt. organizations are the beneficiaries of such (subsidy) programmes.

(xiii)           Particulars of recipients of Concessions, Permits or Authorisations granted.


(xiv)           Details in respect of information, available to or held by, reduced in an electronic form.

Information related to IAHE is available in the web site or

(xv)            Particulars of Facilities available to Citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

Nil.  As IAHE's Library is meant for the use of participants of training programmes and Staff only, the facilities are not available for public use.

(xvi)           Names, designations and other particulars of Public Information Officers.

Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Director IAHE is the Appellate Authority.

Shri Dinesh Kumar Sharma, Joint Director IAHE is the CPIO & Nodal Officer.


Indian Academy Of Highway Engineers (Formerly NITHE) is a registered Society under the administrative control of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (M/oRT&H), Govt. of India. Minister-in-charge (Hon'ble Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways) is the President. Secretary, Road Transport & Highways is the Vice President of this Society. The Society is advised by a Governing Body comprising of eminent and distinguished engineers and administrators of the country. The Director General (Road Development) & Special Secretary, M/oRT&H is the Chairman of this Body.

A collaborative body of the Central and State Governments, IAHE was set up in the year 1983 with the primary objective to fulfill the need for training of highway engineers at the entry level and during the service. This institute has been functioning efficiently for 22 years now and started functioning from its own campus developed in 10 acres of land at A-5, Institutional Area, Sector 62, NOIDA (U.P.) with effect from 01.10.2001. The campus is being developed, furnished and equipped in phased manner. presently, centrally air-conditioned Conference Hall, Seminar Hall, 04 Lecture Halls, supported by Trainees Hostel with dining facilities and Staff Quarters are fully furnished and equipped and functioning effectively. Auditorium, Computer Centre and Library would be furnished in next phases.



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