RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND OBLIGATIONS OF PUBLIC AUTHORITY
(RTI ACT 2005 RULE – 4)
HAJ COMMITTEE OF INDIA
HAJ HOUSE, 7-A, M.R.A. MARG , MUMBAI – 400 001.
Haj Committee of India an autonomous body, constituted under the Act of Parliament No.35 of 2002. It is presently working under Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi .
It is established for making arrangement for the pilgrimage of Muslims for Haj . The Committee has its headquarter at Mumbai and Liasion Office at New Delhi , the Committee consists of the following Members.
The term of office of the Members of the Committee (other than Ex-Officio Members and Members filling casual vacancies) shall be three years commencing on the day following the publication of the list of Members.
The Central Government shall afford all reasonable assistance to the Committee in the discharge of duties, there are also State Haj Committees of every State and Union Territories of India . All State Haj Committees shall be the duty to implement the policy and directions of the Committee in the interests of Haj pilgrims. The State Haj Committee shall provide assistance to the Haj pilgrims including in the matter of their transport between their home states and the point of exit from India and their transit accommodation at points of exit, the State Haj Committees shall discharge such other duties in connection with Haj as may be prescribed by the State Government concerned in consultation with Central Government and Haj Committee of India.
The officers and employees of the Committee and other persons duly appointed to discharge any duty under the Act and Rules or Bye – Laws made there under shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the India penal code and fundamental supplementary Rules of Government of India are applicable to them. No suit prosecution or other legal proceeding shall be lie against the Chairperson, Vice – Chairperson any Member of Committee or any officer and employees of Committee in respect as anything in good faith done or preparing to have been done under the Act except with the prior permission of the Central Government.
The Committee is having its own funds to be called the Central haj Fund and placed to the credit thereof the following sums:-
The Central Haj Fund is under the control and management of the Committee and is applied to the following purposes with the approval of Central Government.
The Committee maintained proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare annual statement of accounts as prescribed by the Central Government. The accounts examine and audit annually by the Comptroller of Auditor and General, Government of India, New Delhi and certified audit report thereon shall be forwarded annually to Central Government. The Central Government after receipt of audit report the same to be laid before each house of Parliament and the same to be laid before state legislature.