Section 25 in The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Publicprivate Partnership) Act, 2017

Title: Review of Performance of Institute

Description: (1) The Institute shall, within five years from the date of establishment and incorporation under this Act and thereafter at the expiration of every fifth year, constitute, with the prior approval of the Board, a review committee or shall appoint an agency as a third party to evaluate the performance of the Institute and its achievements with respect to its objectives during the said period. (2) The review committee constituted under sub-section (1) shall consist of members of repute in academia or industry, from relevant fields of teaching, learning and research in such Institute. (3) The third party agency appointed under sub-section (1) shall have past experience of conducting such evaluations. (4) The review committee or the third party agency, as the case may be, shall assess the performance of Institute and shall submit its report with recommendations on— (a) the extent of fulfilment of the objects of the Institute mentioned in section 6, as demonstrated by the state of teaching, learning and research, and its contribution to the society; (b) the promotion of transformational research and its impact on industry and society; (c) the advancement of fundamental research beyond the current frontiers of knowledge; (d) the establishment of the Institute as amongst the global leaders in the area of information technology; (e) such other parameters as the Board may consider necessary and specify. (5) The Board shall place the report of the review committee or the third party agency in the public domain and on its website and consider the recommendations referred to in sub-section (3) and take such action as it may deem fit: Provided that the recommendations of the review committee or the third party agency along with an explanatory memorandum on the action taken or proposed to be taken, specifying the reasons thereof, shall be submitted to the Central Government.

Title: Grants by Central Government and State Governments

Description: (1) For the purposes of enabling the Institute to discharge their functions efficiently under this Act, the Central Government and the State Government may, after due appropriation made by the Parliament and the concerned State Legislature, as the case may be, by law in this behalf, pay to each Institute in every financial year such sums of money in such manner as is required to fulfil their obligations under section 11. (2) The Central Government and the concerned State Government shall provide to each Institute, grants of such sums of money as are required to meet the expenditure on scholarships or fellowships instituted by it, including scholarships or fellowships for students from socially and educationally backward classes of citizens enrolled in such Institute.

Title: Fund of Institute

Description: (1) Every Institute shall maintain a Fund to which shall be credited— (a) all monies provided by the Central Government or the State Government or industry partner, as the case may be; (b) all fees and other charges received by the Institute from students; (c) all monies received by the Institute by way of grants, gifts, donations, benefactions, bequests or transfers; (d) all monies received by the Institute from utilisation of intellectual property arising from research conducted or provision of advisory or consultancy services by it; and (e) all monies received by the Institute in any other manner or from any other source. (2) The Fund of every Institute shall be applied towards meeting the expenses of the Institute including expenses incurred in the exercise of its powers and discharge of its duties under this Act, furtherance of research in the Institute or in collaboration with other educational institutions or industry and for capital investment aimed at the growth and development of the Institute. (3) All monies credited to the Fund of every Institute shall be deposited in such banks or invested in such manner as the Institute may, with approval of the Board, decide. (4) Each Institute shall create a corpus fund for long term sustainability of the Institute, to which shall be credited such per cent. of the net income of the Institute and donations made specifically towards such corpus fund as the Central Government may, in accordance with the provisions of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), notify: Provided that the Board may also create endowment funds for specific purpose to which donations may be specifically made.

Title: Accounts and audit

Description: (1) Every Institute shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare annual statement of accounts including the balance sheet in such form and accounting standard as may be specified by notification, by the Central Government in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India. (2) Where the statement of income and expenditure and the balance sheet of the Institute do not comply with the accounting standards, the Institute shall disclose in its statement of income and expenditure and balance sheet, the following, namely:— (a) the deviation from the accounting standards; (b) the reasons for such deviation; and (c) the financial effect, if any, arising out due to such deviation. (3) The accounts of every Institute shall be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person in accordance with the provisions of the extant rules and any expenditure incurred by audit team in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Institute to the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or such person. (4) The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and any person appointed in connection with the audit of the accounts of any Institute shall have the same rights, privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India has in connection with the audit of the Government accounts and, in particular shall have the rights to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect the offices of the Institute. (5) The accounts of every Institute as certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person appointed in this behalf together with the audit report thereon shall be forwarded annually to the Central Government.

Title: Pension and provident fund

Description: Every Institute may constitute for the benefit of its employees such provident or pension fund or provide such insurance scheme as it may deem fit in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be laid down by the Statutes.

CHAPTER 3 AUTHORITIES OF INDIAN INSTITUTES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ESTABLISHED IN PUBLICPRIVATE PARTNERSHIP