Holiday List 2015

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Apr 122015
 

Holidays – 2015

Holiday List 2015


No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.

PROPHET MOHAMMAD'S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD)

04-01-2015

Sunday

2.

REPUBLIC DAY

26-01-2015

Monday

3.

MAHAVIR JAYANTI

02-04-2015

Thursday

4.

GOOD FRIDAY

03-04-2015

Friday

5.

BUDDHA PURNIMA

04-05-2015

Monday

6.

IDU-UL-FITR

18-07-2015

Saturday

7.

INDEPENDENCE DAY

15-08-2015

Saturday

8.

IDU-UL-ZUHA (BAKRID)

25-09-2015

Friday

9.

MAHATMA GANDHI'S BIRTHDAY

02-10-2015

Friday

10.

DUSSEHRA (VIJAYA DASHAMI)

22-10-2015

Thursday

11.

MUHARRAM

24-10-2015

Saturday

12.

DIWALI (DEEPAVALI)

11-11-2015

Wednesday

13.

GURUNANAK'S BIRTHDAY

25-11-2015

Wednesday

*

PROPHET MOHAMMAD'S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD)

24-12-2015

Thursday

14.

CHRISTMAS

25-12-2015

Friday

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Holidays list 2013

Holidays list 2013 and order for Central Government Offices during the year 2013

F.No.12/4/2012-JCA-2

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi

Dated the 5th June, 2012

Subject: Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2013.

It has been decided that the holidays as specified in the Annexure-I to this O.M. will be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2013. In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays in Annexure – II.
2. Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi/New Delhi shall observe the following holidays compulsorily in addition to three holidays as per para 3.1 below…

1. REPUBLIC DAY
2. INDEPENDENCE DAY
3. MAHATMA GANDHI’S BIRTHDAY
4. BUDHA PURNIMA
5. CHRISTMAS DAY
6. DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI)
7. DIWALI (DEEPAVALI)
8. GOOD FRIDAY
9. GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY
10. IDU’L FITR
11. IDU’L ZUHA
12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI
13. MUHARRAM
14. PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD)

3.1. In addition to the above 14 Compulsory holidays mentioned in para 2, three holidays shall be decided from the list indicated below by the CentralGovernment Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with Coordination Committees at other places in the State. The final list applicable uniformly to all Central Government officeswithin the concerned State shall be notified after seeking prior approval of this Ministry and no change can be carried out thereafter. It is also clarified that no change is permissible in regard to festivals and dates as indicated.

1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA
2. HOLI
3. JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)
4. RAM NAVAMI
5. MAHA SHIVRATRI
6. GANESH CHATURTHI / VINAYAK CHATURTHI
7. MAKAR SANKARANTI
8. RATH YATRA
9. ONAM
10. PONGAL
11. SRI PANCHAMI / BASANTA PANCHAMI
12. VISHU/ VAISAKHI / VAISAKHADI / BHAG BIHU / MASHADI UGADI / CHAITRA SUKLADI / CHETI CH

No substitute holiday should be allowed if any of the festival holidays initially declared subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festivals falling on the same day.

4. The list of Restricted Holidays appended to this O.M. is meant for Central Government Offices located in Delhi / New Delhi. The Coordination Committees at the State Capitals may draw up separate list of Restricted Holidays keeping in view the occasions of local importance but the 9 occasions left over, after choosing the 3 variable holidays in para 3.1 above, are to be included in the list of restricted holidays.

5.1 For offices in Delhi / New Delhi, any change in the date of holidays in respect of Idu’l Fitr, Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary, depending upon sighting of the Moon, would be declared by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions after ascertaining the position from the Govt of NCT of Delhi.

5.2 For offices outside Delhi / New Delhi, the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals are authorised to change the date of holiday, if necessary, based on the decision of the concerned State Governments / Union Territories, in respect of Idul Fitr, ldu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad.

5.3 It may happen that the change of date of the above occasions has to be declared at a very short notice. In such a situation, an announcement could be made through T.V. / A.l.R. / Newspapers and the Heads of Department / Offices of the Central Government may take action according to such an announcement without waiting for a formal order, about the change of date.

6. During 2013, Diwali (Deepavali) falls on Sunday, November 03, 2013 (Kartika 12). In certain States, the practice is to celebrate the occasion a day in advance, i.e., on “Narakachaturdasi Day”. In view of this, there is no objection if holiday on account of Deepavali is observed on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day (in place of Deepavali Day) for the Central Government Offices in a State if in that State that day alone is declared as a compulsory holiday for Diwali for the offices of the State Government.

7. Central Government Organisations which include industrial, commercial and trading establishments would observe upto 16 holidays in a year including three national holidays viz. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, as compulsory holidays. The remaining holidays / occasions may be determined by such establishments / organisations themselves for the year 2013, subject to para 3.2 above.

8. Union Territory Administrations shall decide the list of holidays in terms of Ministry of Home Affairs letter No.14046/27/83- GP-I dated 15.2.1984 by which they would observe a total of 16 holidays including the three National Holidays Viz. Republic Day, Independence Day & Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.

9. In respect of Indian Missions abroad, the number of holidays may be notified in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department’s O.M.No. 12/5/2002-JCA dated 17th December, 2002. In other words, they will have the option to select 10 (Ten) holidays of their own only after including inthe list, three National Holidays and Buddha Purnima, Dussehra, Diwali (Deepavali) and Guru Nanak’s Birthday included in the list of compulsory holidays and falling on days of weekly off.

10. In respect of Banks, the holidays shall be regulated in terms of the extant instructions issued by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.

11. Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Ashok Kumar)
Deputy Secretary (JCA)

Annexure -I

HOLIDAYS LIST 2013 DURING THE YEAR 2013 FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OFFICE


S.No

Holiday

Date

Saka Date

 

Day

1.

Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

January 25

Magha

05

Friday

2.

Republic Day

January 26

Magha

06

Saturday

3.

Holi

March 27

Phalguna

06

Wednesday

4

Good Friday

March 29

Chaitra

08

Friday

5.

Rama Navami

April 19

Chaitra

29

Friday

6.

Mahavir Jayanti

April 24

Vaisakha

04

Wednesday

7.

Budda Purnima

May 25

Jyaishtha

04

Saturday

8.

Idu’l Fitr

August 09

Sravana

18

Friday

9.

Independence Day

August 15

Sravana

24

Thursday

10.

Janmashtami

August 28

Bhadra

06

Wednesday

11.

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 02

Asvina

10

Wednesday

12.

Dussehra

October 13

Asvina

21

Sunday

13.

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

October 16

Asvina

24

Wednesday

14.

Diwali (Deepavali)

November 03

Kartika

12

Sunday

15.

Muharram

November 14

Kartika

23

Thursday

16.

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 17

Kartika

26

Sunday

17.

Chirstmas Day

Decemeber 25

Pausa

04

Wednesday

ANNEXURE – II

LIST OF RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2013 FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OFFICE .


S.No.

Holiday

Date

Saka Date

Day

SAKA ERA 1934

1

New Year’s Day

January 01

Pausa 11

Tuesday

2

Makar Sankranti

January 13

Pausa 23

Sunday

3

Pongal

January 14

Pausa 24

Monday

4

Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday

January 18

Pausa 28

Friday

5

Sri Panchami

February 14

Magha 25

Thursday

6

Basanta Panchami / Sri Panchami

February 15

Magha 26

Friday

7

Shivaji Jayanthi

February 19

Magha 30

Tuesday

8

Guru Ravidas’ Birthday

February 25

Phalguna 06

Monday

9

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti

February 16

Magha 27

Thursday

10

Maha Shivratri

March 10

Phalguna 19

Thursday

SAKA ERA 1935

11

Holika Dahan

March 26

Chaitra 05

Tuesday

12

Ester Sunday

March 31

Chaitra 10

Sunday

13

Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand

April 11

Chaitra 21

Thursday

14

Vaisakhi

April 13

Chaitra 23

Saturday

15

Vishu

April 13

Chaitra 23

Saturday

16

Mesadi

April 14

Chaitra 24

Sunday

17

Vaisakhadi (Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam)

April 15

Chaitra 25

Monday

18

Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday

May 09

Vaisakha 19

Thursday

19

Hazarat Ali’s Birthday

May 24

Jyaishtha 03

Friday

20

Rath Yatra

July 10

Ashadha 19

Thursday

21

Jamat-UI-Vida

August 02

Sravana 11

Friday

22

Parsi New Year’s day

August 18

Sravana 27

Sunday

23

Raksha Bandhan

August 20

Sravana 29

Tuesday

24

Vinayaka Chaturthi/Ganesh Chaturthi

September 09

Bhardra 18

Monday

25

Onam

September 16

Bhadra 25

Monday

26

Maha Saptami (Additional) (Dussehra)

October 11

Asvina 19

Friday

27

Dussehra (Maha Astami) (Additional)

October 12

Asvina 20

Saturday

28

Dussehra (Maha Navami)

October 13

Asvina 21

Sunday

29

Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday

October 18

Asvina 26

Friday

30

Karaka Chaturdasi (Karva Chouth)

October 22

Asvina 30

Tuesday

31

Deepavali (South India)

November 02

Kartika 11

Saturday

30

Narak Chaturdasi

November 02

Kartika 11

Saturday

32

Govardhan Puja

November 03

Kartika 12

Sunday

33

Bhai Duj

November 05

Kartika 14

Tuesday

34

Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)

November 08

Kartika 17

Friday

35

Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day

November 24

Agrahayana 03

Sunday

36

Christmas Eve

December 24

Pausa 03

Tuesday

 Posted by at 11:13 am

STAFF LIST (DMC ITARSI)

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Dec 272012
 

 STAFF LIST (DMC ITARSI)

DOORDARSHAN   MAINTENANCE  CENTRE  ITARSI
STAFF  POSITION  AS  ON   FEB. 2015
NamePostPlace
Sh.K.N. SASIASSISTANT DIRECTOR (Engineering)DMC Itarsi
R. P. LilhoreEngineering AssistantDMC Itarsi
.......Assistant EngineerLPT Itarsi
Sr. Engineering AssistantLPT Itarsi
Sh. S. G. SureshEngineering AssistantLPT Itarsi
Sh. S. K. ShabdeEngineering AssistantLPT Itarsi
Sh. B.K ChoudharyTechnicianLPT Itarsi
Sh. H.S. RaiTechnicianLPT Itarsi
Sh. R.K. PateriaHelperLPT Itarsi
Sh. Assistant EngineerLPT Harda
Sh. B.K.ChoudharySr. TechnicianLPT Harda
Sh. O.D. DixitTechnicianLPT Harda
Sh. R.B. PawarTechnicianLPT Harda
Sh. D.S. RajputHelperLPT Harda
Sh. C.P. MewariHelperLPT Harda
Sh. P. S. PaulSr. Engineering AssistantLPT Betul
Sh. S. KarmakarEngineering AssistantLPT Betul
Sh. Mohd. ShahjadTechnicianLPT Betul
Sh. A.K. BhumarkarTechnicianLPT Betul
Sh. B.R. DeshmukhHelperLPT Betul
Sh. D.K. PawarHelperLPT Betul
Sr. Engineering AssistantLPT Pipariya
Shri GoswamiEngineering AssistantLPT Pipariya
Engineering AssistantLPT Pipariya
Sh. V N S ThakurSr. TechnicianLPT Pipariya
Sh. S.G. GoswamiTechnicianLPT Pipariya
Sh. J.K. PandeyTechnicianLPT Pipariya
Sh. D. P. Namdeo HelperLPT Pipariya
MahajanEngineering AssistantLPT Pachmarhi
N S MandaviEngineering AssistantLPT Pachmarhi
Sh. S.K. BhallaviHelperLPT Pachmarhi
Sh. M.S. PatelHelperLPT Pachmarhi
Sh. N.K. PantawneAssistant EngineerLPT Chhindwara
Sh. C.G. BorkerSr. Engineering AssistantLPT Chhindwara
Engineering AssistantLPT Chhindwara
Sh. B.R. KadwekarEngineering AssistantLPT Chhindwara
Sh. A.K. SinghSr. TechnicianLPT Chhindwara
Sh. D.S. BhallaviTechnicianLPT Chhindwara
Sh. R.S. ThakurTechnicianLPT Chhindwara
Sh. P.L. BattiHelperLPT Chhindwara
Sh. C.S. IwantiSGLPT Chhindwara
Sh. R.R. SahuSGLPT Chhindwara
LPT BARELI
Sh. Sanjay MalviyaTechnicianLPT BARELI
Sh. Amit KhannaTechnicianLPT BARELI
Sh R. H. PatilSr. Engineering AssistantLPT MULTAI
Sh. V.S. PandekarSr. TechnicianLPT MULTAI
Sh. A.K. MalviyaTechnicianLPT MULTAI
Sh. R.P. PandeyTechnicianLPT MULTAI
Sh. R.R. EvaneHelperLPT MULTAI
Smt. Jyoti KujurAssistant DMC Itarsi
UDCDMC Itarsi
LDCDMC Itarsi
Sh. Jaibhan SinghMessDMC Itarsi
Sh. N.P.Ahirwar DriverDMC Itarsi

 

 Posted by at 3:58 pm
Apr 112012
 

At the west-zone zonal conference at Bhopal the main attraction is the launch of the website of India’s first ever DMC’s website take place. The website is unveiled by Shri A. K. Bhatnagar, (ENGINEER-IN-CHIEF) . Shri Sh Animesh Chakraborty, CE (Wz) Zone R.Prasad, CE (Wz) Zone and other senior official of Doordarshan also present on this occasion.

This is the first DMC in the history of the Doordarshan which has its own website and more importantly it is made by its own source without help of any outer agency. Shri A.K. Bhatnagar, E-in-C appraised the work done by the DMC initiative of making its own website and also said this is the best website of any department ever seen by him, and also suggested some areas, for improvement. Other senior dignitories of the department also appraised the work done by DMC Itarsi, and given some useful suggestion for the improvement of the website.

Shri P.R. Arya,( Dy.Direcor Engg.) DMC Itarsi, because of whom guidance and initiative, this website dream came true and Shri Manoj Kumar Dubey, E.A. LPT Pipariya (DMC Itarsi) the Designer of this website demonstrated the various features of this website on the occasion and also take some useful suggestions from the senior official of the department.

Shri M.K.Dubey the Designer of this website demonstrate the features of this website as all the LPT’s under the DMC Itarsi has separate pages, in which, the information regarding staff detail, technical equipment and parameter like Channel and band allocated to particular LPT, the details of the transmitter regarding its make and the model, type of antenna employed there, DG set detail etc. Also more important thing about this site is that all administrative forms can be downloaded free of cost from this site which are required day by day for central government and Doordarshan employees.

There is some information is also available on this site regarding computer world related information, Technical Information and major equipment used in the Doordarshan setup.

 Posted by at 2:12 pm
Dec 272011
 

Head of Office

 

Shri. K. N. Sasi IBES
      
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
 (Engineering)
          DIRECTOR (Engineering)
  DOORDARSHAN MAINTENANCE CENTRE
       DASHMESH COLONY, SURAJGUNJ,
           ITARSI – 461111 (M.P.)
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 Posted by at 3:36 pm
Jun 272011
 

Cable TV act

 
THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS
(REGULATION) ACT, 1995
 
 
CHAPTER I
Preliminary
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement 137
2. Definitions 137
 
CHAPTER II
Regulation of cable television network
 
3. Cable television network not to be operated except after registration 138
4. Registration as cable operator 138
4A. Transmission of programmes through addressable system, etc.  139
5. Programme code 140
6. Advertisement code 141
7. Maintenance of register 141
8. Compulsory transmission of Doordarshan channels 141
9. Use of standard equipment in cable television network 141
10. Cable television network not to interfere with any telecommunication system 142
 

CHAPTER III
Seizure and confiscation of certain equipment

 
11. Power to seize equipment used for operating the cable television network 142
12. Confiscation 142
13. Seizure or confiscation of equipment not to interfere with other punishment 142
14. Giving of opportunity to the cable operator of seized equipment 142
  Appeal  
 

CHAPTER IV
Offences and penalties

 
15. Punishment for contravention of provisions of this Act 143
16. Offences by companies 143
17. Cognizance of offences 143
 

CHAPTER V
Miscellaneous

 
18. Power to prohibit transmission of certain programmes in public interest 144
19. Power to prohibit operation of cable television network in public interest 144
20. Application of other laws not barred 144
21. Power to make rules 145
22. Repeal and savings 145

 

 
THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS
(REGULATION) ACT, 1995
[1]
 

 

 

An Act to regulate the operation of cable television networks in the country and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows.

 
CHAPTER I
Preliminary
1.
Short title, extent and commencement.—
(1) This Act may be called the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 29th day of September, 1994.
2.

Definitions.—In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
[2][(a)    ‘authorised officer’ means, within his local limits of jurisdiction;-
(i)    a District Magistrate, or
(ii)   a Sub-divisional Magistrate, or
(iii)  a Commissioner of Police,
and includes any other officer notified in the Official Gazette, by the Central Government or the State Government, to be an authorised officer for such local limits of jurisdiction as may be determined by that Government;]
[3][(aa)]’cable operator’ means any person who provides cable service through a cable television network or otherwise controls or is responsible for the management and operation of a cable television network; 
(b)    ‘cable service’ means the transmission by cables of programmes including re-transmission by cables of any broadcast television signals;
(c)    ‘cable television network’ means any system consisting of a set of closed transmission paths and associated signal generation, control and distribution equipment, designed to provide cable service for reception by multiple subscribers;
(d)    ‘company’ means a company as defined in section 3 of the Companies Act, 1956; (1 of 1956).
(e)    ‘person’ means—
(i)    an individual who is a citizen of India;
(ii)    an association of individuals or body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, whose members are citizens of India;
(iii)    a company in which not less than fifty-one per cent of the paid-up share capital is held by the citizens of India;
(f)    ‘prescribed’ means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
(g)    ‘programme’ means any television broadcast and includes—
(i)    exhibition of films, features, dramas, advertisements and serials through video cassette recorders or video cassette players;
(ii)    any audio or visual or audio-visual live performance or presentation, and the expression ‘programming service’ shall be construed accordingly;

[1] Act No. 7 of 1995. Act as enactment date on 25 March 1995. Published in Gazette of India extraordinary Part II Section I, dated 25 March 1995.
[2] Inserted by the Cable Tekevision Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from 1.9.2000.
[3] Clause (a) relettered as clause (aa) by Act 36 of 2000 with effect from 1.9.2000.

  (h)‘registering authority’ means such authority as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify to perform the functions of the registering authority under this Act;
(i)    ‘subscriber’ means a person who receives the signals of cable television network at a place indicated by him to the cable operator, without further transmitting it to any other person.
 

CHAPTER II
Regulation of cable television network

3. Cable television network not to be operated except after registration.—No person shall operate a cable television network unless he is registered as a cable operator under this Act:
Provided that a person operating a cable television network, immediately before the commencement of this Act, may continue to do so for a period of ninety days from such commencement; and if he has made an application for registration as a cable operator under section 4 within the said period, till he is registered under that section or the registering authority refuses to grant registration to him under that section.
4. Registration as cable operator.—
(1) Any person who is operating or is desirous of operating a cable television network may apply for registration as a cable operator to the registering authority.
(2) An application under sub-section (1) shall be made in such form and be accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed.
(3) On receipt of the application, the registering authority shall satisfy itself that the applicant has furnished all the required information and on being so satisfied, register the applicant as a cable operator and grant to him a certificate of such registration:
Provided that the registering authority may, for reasons to be recorded in writing and communicated to the applicant, refuse to grant registration to him if it is satisfied that he does not fulfil the conditions specified in clause (e) of section 2.
[4][‘4A. Transmission of programmes through addressable system, etc.—(1) Where the Central Government is satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest to do so, it may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make it obligatory for every cable operator to transmit or retransmit programme of any pay channel through an addressable system with effect from such date as may be specified in the notification and different dates may be specified for different States, cities, towns or areas, as the case may be.
(2) If the Central Government is satisfied that it is necessary in the public  interest so to do, it may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify one or more free-to-air channels to be included in the package of channels forming basic service tier and any or more such channels may be specified, in the notification, genre-wise for providing a programme mix of entertainment, information, education and such other programmes.
(3) The Central Government may specify in the notification referred to in sub-section (2), the number of free-to-air channels to be included in the package of channels forming basic service tier for the purposes of that sub-section and different numbers may be specified for different States, cities, towns or areas, as the case may be.
(4) If the Central Government is satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, it may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify the maximum amount which a cable operator may demand from the subscriber for receiving the programmes transmitted in the basic service tier provided by such cable operator.
(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (4), the Central Government may, for the purposes of that sub-section, specify in the notification referred to in that sub-section different maximum amounts for different States, cities, towns or areas, as the case may be.
(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, programmes of basic service tier shall be receivable by any subscriber on the receiver set of a type existing immediately before the commencement of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2002 without any addressable system attached with such receiver set in any manner.
(7) Every cable operator shall publicise, in the prescribed manner, to the subscribers the subscription rates and the periodic intervals at which such subscriptions are payable for receiving each pay channel provided by such cable operator.
(8) The cable operator shall not require any subscriber to have a receiver set of a particular type to receive signals of cable television network:
Provided that the subscriber shall use an addressable system to be attached to his receiver set for receiving programmes transmitted on pay channel.
(9) Every cable operator shall submit a report to the Central Government in the prescribed form and manner containing the information regarding—
(i)    the number of total subscribers;
(ii)    subscription rates;
(iii)    number of subscribers receiving programmes transmitted in basic service tier or particular programme or set of programmes transmitted on pay channel;
in respect of cable services provided by such cable operator through a cable television network, and such report shall be submitted periodically at such intervals as may be prescribed and shall also contain the rate of amount, if any, payable by the cable operator to any broadcaster.
      Explanation.—For the purposes of this section,—
(a)    ‘addressable system’ means an electronic device or more than one electronic devices put in an integrated system through which signals of cable television network can be sent in encrypted or unencrypted form, which can be decoded by the device or devices at the premises of the subscriber within the limits of authorisation made, on the choice and request of such subscriber, by the cable operator to the subscriber;
(b)    ‘basic service tier’ means a package of free-to-air channels provided by a cable operator, for a single price to the subscribers of the area in which his cable television network is providing service and such channels are receivable for viewing by the subscribers on the receiver set of a type existing immediately before the commencement of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2002 without any addressable system attached to such receiver set in any manner;
(c)    ‘channel’ means a set of frequencies used for transmission of a programme;
(d)    ‘encrypted’, in respect of a signal of cable television network, means the changing of such signal in a systematic way so that the signal would be unintelligible without a suitable receiving equipment and the expression ‘unencrypted’ shall be construed accordingly;
(e)    ‘free-to-air channel’, in respect of a cable television network, means a channel, the reception of which would not require the use of any addressable system to be attached with the receiver set of a subscriber;
(f)    ‘pay channel’, in respect of a cable television network, means a channel the reception of which by the subscriber would require the use of an addressable system to be attached to his receiver set.’]
[4] Inserted by Act No. 2 of 2003, section 2 with effect from 31.12.2002.
5.

Programme code.—No person shall transmit or re-transmit through a cable service any programme unless such programme is in conformity with the prescribed programme code:
[5][****]

[5] Proviso omitted by the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from 1.9.2000. Prior to its omission, proviso read as under:
‘Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to the programmes of foreign satellite channels which can be received without the use of any specialised gadgets or decoder.’

6.

Advertisement code.—No person shall transmit or re-transmit through a cable service any advertisement unless such advertisement is in conformity with the prescribed advertisement code:
[6][****]

[6] Proviso omitted by the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from 1.9.2000. Prior to its omission, proviso read as under:
Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to the programmes of foreign satellite channels which can be received without the use of any specialised gadgets or decoder.

7. Maintenance of register.—Every cable operator shall maintain a register in the prescribed form indicating therein in brief the programmes transmitted or re-transmitted through the cable service during a month and such register shall be maintained by the cable operator for a period of one year after the actual transmission or re-transmission of the said programmes.
8. Compulsory transmission of Doordarshan channels—(1) Every cable operator shall, from the commencement of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, re-transmit at least two Doordarshan terrestrial channels and one regional language channel of a State in the prime band, in satellite mode on frequencies other than those carrying terrestrial frequencies.
(2) The Doordarshan channels referred to in sub-section (1) shall be re-transmitted without any deletion or alteration of any programme transmitted on such channels.]
9.

Use of standard equipment in cable television network.—No cable operator shall, on and from the date of the expiry of a period of three years from the date of the establishment and publication of the Indian Standard by the Bureau of Indian Standards in accordance with the provisions of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986, use any equipment in his cable television network unless such equipment conforms to the said Indian standard:
[8][Provided that the equipment required for the purposes of section 4A shall be installed by cable operator in his cable television network within six months from the date, specified in the notification issued under sub-section (1) of that section, in accordance with the provisions of the said Act for said purposes.]

[8] Inserted by the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2002, with effect from 31.12.2002.

10. Cable television network not to interfere with any telecommunication system.—Every cable operator shall ensure that the cable television network being operated by him does not interfere, in any way, with the functioning of the authorised telecommunication systems
  CHAPTER III
Seizure and confiscation of certain equipment
11.

Power to seize equipment used for operating the cable television network.— [9][(1) If any authorized officer has reason to believe that the provisions of section 3, [10] [4A], 5, 6 or 8 have been or are being contravened by any cable operator, he may seize the equipment being used by such cable  operator for operating the cable television  network.]
(2) No such equipment shall be retained by the authorised officer for a period exceeding ten days from the date of its seizure unless the approval of the District Judge, within the local limits of whose jurisdiction such seizure has been made, has been obtained for such retention.

[9] ASubstituted by the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000 with effect from 1.9.2000. Prior to its substitution, sub-section (1)  read as under:
‘(1) If any officer, not below the rank of a Group `A’ officer of the Central Government authorised in this behalf by the Government (hereinafter referred to as the authorised officer), has reason to believe that the provisions of section 3 have been or are being contravened by any cable operator, he may seize the equipment being used by such cable operator for operating the cable television network.’

[10]          Inserted by the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2002, with effect from 31.12.2002.

 

 

12. Confiscation.—The equipment seized under sub-section (1) of section 11 shall be liable to confiscation unless the cable operator from whom the equipment has been seized registers himself as a cable operator under section 4 within a period of thirty days from the date of seizure of the said equipment.
13. Seizure or confiscation of equipment not to interfere with other punishment.—No seizure or confiscation of equipment referred to in section 11 or section 12 shall prevent the infliction of any punishment to which the person affected thereby is liable under the provisions of this Act.
14. Giving of opportunity to the cable operator of seized equipment.—(1) No order adjudicating confiscation of the equipment referred to in section 12 shall be made unless the cable operator has been given a notice in writing informing him of the grounds on which it is proposed to confiscate such equipment and giving him a reasonable opportunity of making a representation in writing, within such reasonable time as may be specified in the notice against the confiscation and if he so desires of being heard in the matter:
Provided that where no such notice is given within a period of ten days from the date of the seizure of the equipment, such equipment shall be returned after the expiry of that period to the cable operator from whose possession it was seized.
(2) Save as otherwise provided in sub-section (1), the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908) shall, so far as may be, apply to every proceeding referred to in sub-section (1).
15. Appeal.—(1) Any person aggrieved by any decision of the court adjudicating a confiscation of the equipment may prefer an appeal to the court to which an appeal lies from the decision of such court.
(2) The appellate court may, after giving the appellant an opportunity of being heard, pass such order as it thinks fit confirming, modifying or revising the decision appealed against or may send back the case with such directions as it may think fit for a fresh decision or adjudication, as the case may be, after taking additional evidence if necessary.
(3) No further appeal shall lie against the order of the court made under sub-section (2).
  CHAPTER IV
 Offences and penalties
16.

Punishment for contravention of provisions of this Act.—[11][1] Whoever contravenes any of the provisions of this Act shall be punishable,—
(a)    for the first offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees or with both;
(b)    for every subsequent offence, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees.
[12][(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), the contravention of section 4A shall be a cognizable offence under this section.]

[11]          Section 16 renumbered as sub-section (1) by the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2002.

[12]          Inserted by Act of 2003, section 5, with effect from 31.12.2002.

 

 

17. Offences by companies.—(1) Where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company, every person who, at the time the offence was committed, was in charge of, and was responsible to, the company for the conduct of the business of the company, as well as the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly:
Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to any punishment, if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he had exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where any offence under this Act has been committed by a company and it is proved that the offence has been committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any negligence on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer of the company, such director, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.
Explanation.—For the purposes of this section,—
(a)    ‘Company’ means any body corporate and includes a firm or other association of individuals; and
(b)    ‘director’ in relation to a firm means a partner in the firm.
18.

Cognizance of offences.—No court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under this Act except upon a complaint in writing made [13][by any authorized officer.].
CHAPTER V

[13]          Substituted for ‘by such officer, not below the rank of a Group `A’ officer of the Central Government, as the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify in this behalf’ by Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from  1.9.2000.

  CHAPTER V
Miscellaneous
19.

Power to prohibit transmission of certain programmes in public interest.—Where [14] [any authorized officer] , thinks it necessary or expedient so to do in the public interest, he may, by order, prohibit any cable operator from transmitting or re-transmitting [15][any programme or channel if, it is not in conformity with the prescribed programme code referred to in section 5and advertisement code referred to in section 6 or if it is] likely to promote, on grounds of religion, race, language, caste or community or any other ground whatsoever, disharmony or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will between different religious, racial, linguistic or regional groups or castes or communities or which is likely to disturb the public tranquillity.

[14]          Substituted for ‘an officer, not below the rank of a Group `A’ officer of the Central Government authorised by the State Government in this behalf’ by Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from  1.9.2000.    ‘

[15]          Substituted for ‘any particular programme if it is’ by Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from  1.9.2000.   

 

 

20.

Power to prohibit operation of cable television network in public interest.—[16][1] Where the Central Government thinks it necessary or expedient so to do in public interest, it may prohibit the operation of any cable television network in such areas as it may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify in this behalf.

[16]          Inserted by Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2000, with effect from  1.9.2000.

21. Application of other laws not barred.—The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to, and not in derogation of, the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, (23 of 1940.) the Pharmacy Act, 1948, (8 of 1948.) the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950,(12 of 1950.) the Drugs (Control) Act, 1950,(12 of 1950.) the Cinematograph Act, 1952,(37 of 1952.) the Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act, 1954,(21 of 1954.) the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954, (37 of 1954.) the Prize Competitions Act, 1955, (42 of 1955.) the Copyright Act, 1957, (14 of 1957) the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958, (43 of 1958) the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986 (60 of 1986.) and the Consumer Protection Act, 1986. (68 of 1986).
22.

Power to make rules.—(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the provisions 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 form of application and the fee payable under sub-section (2) of section 4;
[17] [(aa)  the manner of publicising the subscription rates and the periodical intervals at which such subscriptions are payable under sub-section (7) of section 4A;
(aaa)    the form and manner of submitting report under sub-section (9) of section 4A and the interval at which such report shall be submitted periodically under that sub-section;]
(b)    the programme code under section 5;
(c)    the advertisement code under section 6;
(d)    the form of register to be maintained by a cable operator under section 7;
(e)    any other matter which is required to be, or may be, prescribed.
(3) Every rule made under this Act 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.

[17]Inserted by Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2002, with effect from  31.12.2002.

23. Repeal and savings.—
(1) The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Ordinance, 1995 is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken under the said Ordinance, shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provision of this Act.

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