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The Right to Information Act came into force in two stages, with effect from 21.06.2005 -- (Sections 4(1), 5(1), 5(2), 12. 13, 15, 16, 24, 27 & 28 and 12.10.2005 -- (All other provisions of the Act). The Act enjoins all public authorities to provide information as requested by the public. As per the definition provided in Section 2(h) of the Act, all Public Corporations are included as public authority. SIPCOT being an undertaking wholly owned by Government of Tamil Nadu, becomes a public authority for the purposes of the Act.

Objectives Of The Manual

The objective of the Manual is to provide the users general public and employees and officers of the Corporation a broad view of the functioning of the company and a list of documents from which information could be furnished.

Intended Users of the Hand-Book

This hand-book is intended for the use of General Public as well as executives of the Corporation in the Head Office and the Project Manager in-charge of the various Industrial Complexes/Parks/Growth Centers.

Organisation of Information in this Manual

This manual gives a broad overview of the activities carried on by the Company and the procedures to be followed for obtaining information from the Company as per Right to Information Act, 2005.


"Act" means the Right to Information Act 2005

"Competent Authority" means the Public Information Officer and wherever the context requires the Appellate Authority.

"Company" / "Corporation" means the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd.(SIPCOT).

"Government" means the Government of Tamil Nadu.

"Information" includes copy of any document relating to affairs of the Company or any organization owned or controlled by the company.

How to Obtain Information

Public can obtain information from the Company between 11.00 A.M. and 3.00 P.M. on all working days by making an application along with the payment of requisite fee. A prescribed application form is available with the Public Information Officer. The prescribed application form has been given in Electronic Form as an appendix to this manual which can be downloaded.

Designated Officers Under the Act

The designation of the Appellate Authority, Public Information Officer and Assistant Public Information Officer is as follows:

Appellate Authority Dr.N. GOVINDAN, IAS
Chairman and Managing Director
Public Information Officer D. KANNAN
Company Secretary
Asst. Public Information Officer Assistant Officer, Secretarial Department
Office Address

State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd.,(SIPCOT)
No.19-A, Rukmani Lakshmipathy Road, Egmore, Chennai 8.

28554787, 28554623,28554625, 28554605
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