Section 34 in The National Institutes of Design Act, 2014

Title: Sponsored schemes.

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, whenever 1[an Institute receives] funds from any Government, the University Grants Commission or any other agency including industry sponsoring a research scheme or a consultancy assignment or a teaching programme or a Chaired Professorship or a scholarship, etc., to be executed or endowed at the Institute,-- (a) the amount received shall be kept by the Institute separately from the Fund of the Institute and utilised only for that purpose; and (b) the staff required to execute the same shall be recruited in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated by the sponsoring organisations: Provided that any money remaining unutilised shall be transferred to the Endowment Fund set up under section 24 of this Act. 1. Subs. by s. 28, ibid., for "the Institute receives" (w.e.f. 13-1-2020).

Title: Power of Institute to grant degrees, etc.

Description: 1[Every 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. 1. Subs. by s. 29, ibid., for "The Institute" (w.e.f. 13-1-2020).

Title: Powers of Central Government to issue directions.

Description: The Central Government may give such directions as it may deem necessary 1[to any Institute] for effective administration of this Act and the Institute shall comply with such directions. 1.Subs. by s. 30, ibid., for "to the Institute" (w.e.f. 13-1-2020).

Title: Institute to be public authority under Right to Information Act, 2005.

Description: The provisions of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005) shall apply to 1[every Institute], as if it were a public authority as defined in clause (h) of section 2 of the Right to Information Act, 2005. 1. Subs. by s. 31, ibid., for "the Institute" (w.e.f. 13-1-2020).

Title: Power of Central Government to make rules.

Description: (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 Director and terms and conditions of his service under subsection (1) of section 18; (b) the form and the manner in which the books of account of the Institute shall be maintained under sub-section (1) of section 25; (c) any other matter which is required to be, or may be, prescribed. (3) Every rule made by the Central Government 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.