EMPLOYEES

EMPLOYEES LIST OF PHO-COCHIN

Sl. No.

Name of the Post

 Group

 Scale of Pay

 Sanctioned

In position

Vacant Post, since

1

Port Health Officer, Cochin

A

PB-4    `37,400-`67,000+`10000

1

1

Nil

2

Dy.Port Health Officer

A

PB-4    `37,400-`67,000+`8,700

1

1

Nil

3

Airport Health Officer

A

PB-4    `37,400-`67,000+`8,700

1

1

Nil

4

Sanitary Inspector

B

PB-2    `9,300-`34,800+`4,600

1

Nil

1*

(27.12.2008)

5

U.D.C.

C

PB-2    `9,300-`34,800+`4,600

1

Nil

1*

(30.06.2015)

6

L.D.C.

C

PB-2    `9,300-`34,800+`4,600

2

1

1*

(31.01.2013)

7

Peon

D

PB-1    `5,200-`20,200+`1,800

2

Nil

2*

8

Field Worker

D

PB-1    `5,200-`20,200+`1,800

2

1

1*

(31.03.2005)

9

Rat catcher

D

PB-1    `5,200-`20,200+`1,800

1

Nil

1*

(01.082006)

10

Chowkidar

D

PB-1    `5,200-`20,200+`1,800

2

1

1*

(28.11.2003)

11

Safaiwala

D

PB-1    `5,200-`20,200+`1,800

1

Nil

1*

(01.07.2004)

 

* Following posts have been filled up by contractual staffs.

 

POWERS AND DUTIES OF ITS OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

  1. Designation : PORT HEALTH OFFICER : Powers:

Administrative :

* Head of the office with statutory and administrative powers delegated by Head of Deptt.
* Appointing and Disciplinary Authority for certain Group C and all Group D posts
* Controlling Officer for all non-gazetted staff.

Financial :

* Drawing and Disbursing Officer for the establishment.
* Statutory powers delegated under Delegation of Financial Powers Rules, 1978
* Other Financial Powers delegated by Head of Deptt.

Others

* A regulatory authority established under the Indian Ports Act, 1908 as ‘Health Officer of Port’ with the following powers:

– with respect to any vessel, the powers conferred on a Shipping-Master by the Indian Merchant Shipping Act, 1859 (1 to
1859), section 71;
– Power to enter on board any vessel and medically examine all or any of the seaman or apprentices on board  the
vessel;
– Power to require and enforce the production of the log-book and other books, papers or documents which he thinks
necessary for the purpose of enquiring into the health and medical condition of the persons on board the vessel;
– Power to call before him and question for any such purpose all or any of those persons and to require true answers to
any questions which he thinks fit to ask;
– Power to require any person questioned to make and subscribe a declaration of the truth of the statements made by
him.
* under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 and The Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, the Port
Health Officer functions as Local Authority and Local (Health) Authority for Local Area of Port Jurisdiction. The Local
Authority appoints the ‘Licensing Authority’.

Duties

* Medical examination, isolation and care of infected persons on international travel.
* Onboard sanitary inspection, disinfection and disinsectiong of ships.
* Supervision of active anti-mosquito measures in Port and Port premises.
* Collection and examination of rodents for plague infection.
* Assisting Customs in analysing and clearing imported food samples.
* Verification and issue of Health Documents

  1. Designation : Health Inspector :

Powers : Subordinate Staff : No independent powers

Duties

* Assisting Port Health Officer during onboard inspection of ships, and fumigation of infected or suspected ships arriving
from Yellow Fever infected area.
* Periodical sanitary supervision for keeping the port premises and port area free from mosquitoes in their larval and adult
stages.
* Inspection of catering establishments in Port Area as a Food Inspector
* Supervision of Group C and Group D Staff deputed for Field Work.

  1. Designation : U.D.C :

Powers : Subordinate Staff : No independent Powers.

Duties

* A ministerial dealing assistant for works related to house keeping anf clerical work involved in substantive functions.

4. Designation : L.D.C :

Powers : Subordinate Staff : No independent Powers.

Duties

* A ministerial dealing assistant for works related to house keeping anf clerical work involved in substantive functions.

5. Designation : Peon :

Powers : Subordinate Staff : No independent Powers.

Duties

* A non-ministerial supporting staff in the office to assist higher officials in their official duties without prejudice to
individual’s dignity.

 

Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability :

 

This organisation is a Field Unit established for the detailed execution of policies of the Government of India. The procedure followed is according to the existing rules, manuals etc. through the decision making process of : From UDC / Sanitary Inspector to Port Health Officer. No intermediate supervision is available. The Port Health Officer is accountable for decisions taken at this subordinate office level.

 

Norms for the discharge of functions :

The functions are in accordance with the enacted Acts. The Norms for the discharge of functions have been prescribed through Rules made by the Government under respective Acts administered by this organisation.

 

Rules, Regulations, Instructions, Manuals and Records for Discharge of Function :

The Discharge of functions of this Authority and its employees is in accordance with the following Acts, Rules Regulations :

Acts :              1. The Indian Act, 1908

  1. The Merchant Shipping Act, 1958
  2. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954

 

Rules :           1. The Indian Port Health Rules, 1955

  1. The Underthed Passenger Ships Rules, 1954
  2. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955
  3. The Merchant shipping (Carriage of Medical Officers) Rules, 1961
  4. The Merchant Shipping (Medicines, Medical Stores and Appliances) Rules,
    1994

 

Regulations: 1. The International Health Regulations (2005)

 

Statement of the categories of documents under control :

Category A    : Nil

 

Category B – Keep :

  1. Copy of Acts, Rules and Regulations administered by this CPIO.
  2. The International Journal of Public Health.
  3. Guidelines and Instructions issued by Higher Authorities.

 

Category C – 5 Years

  1. Register of Health Clearance of Ships.
  2. Register of Health Clearance of Ships Arriving from Yellow Fever Infected Area.
  3. Register of Ship Sanitation Control / Control Exemption Certificates.
  4. Register of Licence issued to Catering Establishments.
  5. Register of Analysis of Imported Food Samples.
  6. Register of Medicines Chest Certificates.
  7. Register of Dead Body Clearance.
  8. Certificates of Analysis of Imported Food Samples.

 

Category C – 3Years

  1. Ship Sanitation Control / Control Exemption Certificates issued.
  2. Licences to Catering Establishments in Port area.
  3. Dead Body Clearance Certificates.
  4. Certificates of Health Inspection.

 

Category C – 1 Year :

  1. Maritime Declaration of Health
  2. Message from ships
  3. Pratique granted File
  4. General correspondence of quarantine matters

 

Arrangement for consultation with representation by members of the public in relation to formulation of policy or implementation thereof

  • (i) Being a Subordinate Authority established for implementation of Policies of the Government of India, this CPIO has no role in Formulation of Policies.
  • (ii) Representation for public in relation to implementation of policies is possible through constitution of specific committees. At present no such committee is existing. The matter of constitution of such committee will be considered in the future.

 

Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies :

No Board, Council, Committee or body consisting of two or more persons is existing as a part of this CPIO.

 

Directory of Officers and Employees :

 

  1. Regular Employees :
S. No. Name and Designation Telephone / E-mail
Office
1 Dr. K.A. Shyamini,

Port Health Officer

Phone : 0484 – 2666060

Fax : 0484 – 2666060

shyamini.ka@gov.in

pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

2 Dr. P.S. Ashraf

Dy. Port Health Officer

Phone : 0484 – 2666060

Fax : 0484 2666060

ashrafdrps@gmail.com

pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

3 Dr. Raphael Teddy

Airport Health Officer

Phone : 0484 2611855

Fax : 0484 2611855

teddyraphael@gmail.com

apho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

3 Smt. Rani Jose P.V

L.D.C

Phone : 0484 2666060

pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

4 Sri Joshi Balan

Field Worker

Phone : 0484 2666060

pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

5 Sri M.T. Joshy

Chowkidar

Phone : 0484 2666060

pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

 

Persons on Contract Engagement :

S. No. Name Designation Telephone
1 Sri Ashim Kumar Mitra U.D.C 0484 2666060
2 Neenu Johnson DEO -do-
3 Reshma R MTS -do-
4 Anusha Udayan MTS -do-
5 K.C Rema MTS -do-
6 T.P Vinod MTS -do-
7 P.S Prasanth MTS -do-
8 V.P George MTS -do-

 

Monthly remuneration received by officer and employees :

 

  1. Regular Employees :
 

 

S. No.

 

 

Name

 

 

Designation

 

Monthly Remuneration

 

Compensation / Compensatory allowance

The procedure to determine the remuneration as given in the Regulation
1 Dr. K.A. Shyamini Port Health Officer 2,16,950/-  

As per Govt. of India Rules & Orders on Salaries & Allowances issued from time to time

2 Dr. P.S. Ashraf Dy. Port Health Officer  1,92,495/-
3 Dr. Raphael Teddy Airport Health Officer 1,67,076
3 Rani Jose P.V L.D.C  51,193/-
4 Joshi Balan Field Worker  21,085/-
5 M.T. Joshy Chowkidar  21,085/-

 

  1. Persons on contract engagement :
 

 

S. No.

 

 

Name

 

 

Designation

 

Monthly Remuneration

 

Compensation / Compensatory allowance

The procedure to determine the remuneration as given in the Regulation
1 Sri Ashim Kumar Mitra U.D.C 14000/-  

 

 

As fixed by Competent Authority from time to time

2 Neenu Johnson DEO 15400/-
3 Reshma R MTS 13500/-
4 Anusha Udayan MTS 13500/-
5 K.C Rema Safaiwala 13500/-
6 T.P Vinod MTS 13500/-
7 P.S Prasanth MTS 13500/-
8 V.P George MTS Rs. 497/- per day

 

 

Budget Grant and Expenditure made :

 

Head Year Head B.E R.E F.E Expenditure
 

 

 

Port / Airport Health Organisation

2012-13 Non-Plan 80,00,000/- 75,00,000/- 63,00,000/- 62,04,968/-
Plan        
2013-14 Non-Plan 80,00,000/- 82,73,000/- 70,00,000/- 70,00,000/-
Plan        
2014-15 Non-Plan 90,00,000/- 89,70,000/- 75,50,000/- 75,50,000/-
Plan        
2015-16 Non-Plan 1,10,48,000/- 91,50,000/- 81,50,000/- 81,50,000/-
Plan        

 

Subsidy Programme and beneficiaries :

No Subsidy programme is being administered by this CPIO.

 

Grant Concession, Permits or Authorisations :

No Scheme of Concession, Permit or Authorisation is managed by this CPIO.

 

Availability of Information in electronic form :

Yes, www.porthealthcochin.org

 

Public Information Officers :

The details of Public Information Officers of this Organisation is as follows :

 

  1. P.S. Ashraf                                      Office Phone            : 0484-2666060

Deputy Port Health Officer                   Fax                 : 0484-2666060

Willingdon Island,                                  E-mail             : ashrafdrps@gmail.com

Cochin                                                                               pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

 

 

  1. Raphael Teddy Office Phone            : 0484 2611855

Airport Health Officer                            Fax                 : 0484 2611855

CIAL                                                         E-mail             : apho.cochin-dghs@gov.in

Nedumbassery                                                                 teddyraphael@gmail.com

 

 

 

Central Public Information Officer :

The details of Central Public Information Officer of this Organisation is as follows :

 

Dr. K.A. Shyamini                            Office Phone            : 0484-2666060

Port Health Officer                           Fax                 : 0484-2666060

Willingdon Island                             E-mail             : shyamini.ka@gov.in

Cochin                                                                         pho.cochin-dghs@gov.in