Procedures followed in decision making process
Procedures in decision making channels of supervision and accountability
The Central Government in exercise of the powers conferred by the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963, formed the New Mangalore Port Trust and delegated the powers under various clauses of the Act to the Board of Trustees, Chairman, Deputy Chairman and the Heads of the Department. The financial powers are delegated to the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Heads of the Department as per the orders issued by the Government from time to time under the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963. Besides, miscellaneous powers relating to day to day administration and functioning as per the Port regulations framed under the provisions of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 and notified by the Government of India in the official Gazette.
To discharge responsibility and implement decisions made at the highest level of Board, Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Heads of the Department meet at the regular intervals and also in the exigencies to deliberate important aspects of functioning of the organization and decisions are taken for implementation. The responsibilities and authorities of Heads of the Department are given under 4(1)(b) (i & ii). The Heads of Department supervise the functions of their department and accountable for the same. Over and above the Heads of the Department, Deputy Chairman and Chairman also supervise the work and are accountable to the powers delegated to them. The board of Trustees gives decisions on various subjects submitted to the Board and overall policy guidelines and supervision. The Port Trust functions under the Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and is under overall supervision of the Ministry.