Section 16 in The Kalakshetra Foundation Act, 1993

Title: Powers and functions of Academic Committee

Description: The Academic Committee shall be responsible for the maintenance of standards of education, training and examination conducted by the constituent units and shall exercise such other powers and perform such other functions as may be assigned to it, from time to time, by the Governing Board.

Title: Finance Committee

Description: (1) The Finance Committee shall consist of— (a) the Financial Adviser to the Government of India or his nominee in the Ministry of the Central Government dealing with culture; (b) an officer of the Central Government, not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary, to be nominated by that Government; (c) an officer of the State Government not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary, to be nominated by that Government, representing the Department of Finance of that Government; and (d) the Director. (2) The Finance Committee shall observe such procedure in regard to the transaction of the business at its meetings as may be specified by regulations.

Title: Powers and functions of Finance Committee

Description: The Finance Committee shall— (i) scrutinise the annual statement of accounts and budget estimates of the Foundation prepared by the Director and make recommendations to the Governing Board; (ii) prescribe the limits of the recurring and non-recurring expenditure of the Foundation for each financial year; (iii) review the financial position of the Foundation from time to time and have an internal audit conducted; and (iv) perform such other functions as may be prescribed.

Title: Appointment and duties of Director

Description: (1) The Central Government shall, by notification, appoint a Director who shall be the principal executive officer of the Foundation and who shall be responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the Foundation and its day-to-day management and shall exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as may be assigned to him by the Governing Board. (2) The Director shall prepare the annual statement of accounts and budget estimates of the Foundation for scrutiny by the Finance Committee. (3) The Director shall be a whole time employee of the Foundation and shall be entitled to such salary and allowances out of the Fund and shall be subject to such conditions of service in respect of leave, pension, provident fund and other matters, as may be prescribed.

Title: Transfer of service of existing employees

Description: On and from the appointed day, every officer or other employee, employed immediately before the appointed day in connection with the affairs of Kalakshetra shall become an officer or other employee of the Foundation and shall hold office by the same tenure and remuneration and on the same terms and conditions as to pension, gratuity and other matters as he would have held under the Board of Trustees or any other body, in whatever, capacity, if this Act had not been passed and shall continue to do so, unless and until his employment in the Foundation is terminated or until his tenure, remuneration and other terms and conditions are duly altered by the Foundation: Provided that the tenure, remuneration and other terms and conditions of service of any such officer or employee shall not be altered to his disadvantage without the previous approval of the Central Government.