Section 33 in The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act 2017
Title: Power of Institute to grant degree etc
The Institute shall have the power to grant degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions under this Act, which shall be equivalent to such corresponding degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions granted by any University or Institute established or incorporated under any other law for the time being in force.
Title: Institute to be public authority under the Right to Information Act 2005
The provisions of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005) shall apply to the Institute, as if it were a public authority as defined in clause (h) of section 2 of the Right to Information Act, 2005.
Title: Power of Central Government to make rules
(1) The Central Government may, by notification, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:—
(a) the manner of appointment of the Managing Director, Secretary and Executive Director and terms and conditions of his services;
(b) the terms and conditions of service of the Managing Director, Secretary and the Executive Director under sub-section (1) of section 16, sub-section (1) of section 17 and sub-section (1) of section 18;
(c) the form and manner in which the books of account of the Institute shall be maintained under sub-section (1) of section 23; and
(d) any other matter which is required to be, or may be, prescribed.
(3) Every rule made under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.
Title: Returns and information to be provided to Central Government
The Institute shall furnish to the Central Government such returns or other information with respect to policies or activities as the Central Government may, for the purpose of reporting to Parliament or for the making of policy, from time to time, require.
Title: Transitional provisions
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act—
(a) the Governing Council of the Society functioning as such, immediately before the commencement of this Act shall continue to so function until a new Governing Council is constituted for the Institute under this Act, but on the constitution of a new Governing Council under this Act the members of the Governing Council holding office before such constitution shall cease to hold office;
(b) until the first Statutes and the Ordinances are made under this Act, the rules and regulations, instructions and guidelines of the Society as in force, immediately before the commencement of this Act, shall continue to apply to the Institute insofar as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act; and
(c) any student who joined classes of the existing Institute on or after the academic year 2012-2013 or completed the course on or after the academic year 2013-2014 shall for the purposes of clause (iii) of section 7, be deemed to have pursued a course of study in the existing Institute if such student has not already been awarded degree or diploma for the same course of study.