As per Right to Information Act, 2005, the company makes disclosure of the following information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of Hindustan Cables Limited (HCL), 1/315, Gariahat Road (Jodhpur Park), Kolkata : 700 068 (India), a Central Public Sector Undertaking. (Reference : Chapter-II, Section 4(1) Sub-Clause (b).
Sl. No Clauses u/s 4(1)(b) of RTI Act, 2005 Disclosure of the company as on 19.02.2019
1 The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties (Section 4(1) (b)(i) of RTI Act, 2005)
Hindustan Cables Limited, Regd. & Corporate Office, 1/315, Gariahat Road (Jodhpur Park), Kolkata : 700 068, Ph.No. (033) 4604-5572. Website : Addresses of units are given in webpage ‘Contact Address’ of the company’s website.

The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 28.09.2016, inter-alia, approved closure of the company offering VRS/VSS to all its employees, disposal of assets, etc. Accordingly, all employees of the company were released on 31.01.2017 after payment of compensation sanctioned by the Union Cabinet.

As things stands today, presently there is no permanent employee on the roll of the company. The appropriate government authority has granted permission for closure of the company u/s. 25(O) of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.

Currently the company – with no employee and no business activity – continues to exist only on paper while it complies with the formalities of closure (i.e. liquidation / winding up) as per direction of Union Cabinet. These closure related activities are handled by a few persons engaged with short term contract under the supervision and guidance of Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Cables Limited.
2 The powers and duties of its officers and employees. (Section 4(1) (b)(ii) of RTI Act, 2005)
There is no officer and employee..
3 Procedure followed in decision-making process including channels of supervision and accountability. (Section 4(1)(b)(iii) of There is no operation in the company and there is no employee in the company. Decision making is done by Chairman and Managing Director of company.
4 The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions. (Section 4(1)(b)(iv) of RTI Act, 2005) The company is not functional as it is under the process of liquidation.
5 Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging Not applicable as there is no employee.
6 A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control. (Section 4(1)(b)(vi) of RTI Act, 2005) Correspondences with DHI, RoC, Advocates, Petition filed in the Courts and other quasi judicial authorities, etc.
7 Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to Being a company under the process of liquidation and since there is no employee, there is no such arrangement for consultation. However, information may be sought from the designated PIOs.
8 A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or fo It is available in the website of the company
9 A directory of its officers and employees. (Section 4(1)(b)(ix) of RTI Act, 2005) There is no officer and employee in the company.
Key functionaries of HCL are given in the webpage ‘Management’ of the company’s website.
10 Details of Incumbency Ad.IB Section (as on 01.07.2014) Not applicable.
11 Details of Multi Tasking Staff (as on 01.07.2014) Not applicable.
12 Details of CSSS Officials (as on 01.07.2014) Not applicable.
13 Manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes. Not applicable.
14 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it. (Section 4(1)(b)(xiii) of RTI Act, 2005) Not applicable.
15 The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library. Website of the company may be visited. Further, RTI application may be done to the designated PIO. However, there is no library in the company.
16 Such other information as may be prescribed. (Section 4(1)(b)(xvii) of RTI Act, 2005) Website may be visited
17 Incumbency position in Department of Revenue Not applicable
18 The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers. (Section 4(1)(b)(xvi) of RTI Act, 2005) PIO, Rupnarainpur Unit
Shri R.N. Ojha,
P.O. Hindustan Cables,
Rupnarainpur – 713335,
Dist. Burdwan (W.B),
E-mail :

PIO, Hyderabad Unit
Shri M.S.Suryanarayana,
P.O. Hindustan Cables,
Hyderabad – 500051,
E-mail :

PIO, Allahabad Unit
Shri Deepak Dixit,
A-17, Agnipath Colony,
7th T.B. Sapru Road, (Near UPPSC), Civil Lines, Allahabad : 211 001,
E-mail :

PIO, Corporate Office at Kolkata
Shri T. Roy,
1/315 Gariahat Road (Jodhpur Park), Kolkata – 700068.
E-mail :

Appellate Authority of HCL under RTI Act 2005
Shri A. Ghosh,
1/315 Gariahat Road (Jodhpur Park), Kolkata – 700068.
E-mail :