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Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation

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IRRO, Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation
18/1-C, Institutional Area, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi
110067
India
Phone
+91-11-26852263, 26966931, 40634656
Website
http://www.irro.org.in
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Title
Chairman
Title
Vice Chairman
Phone
40634656
Phone
40634656
Title
Secretary General
Phone
40634656
History of the organisation
IRRO is an authors and publishers owned organisation created in 2000 to license books and other publications’ reproduction rights. IRRO has been granted exclusive statutory registration by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, vide Registration No. CS/04/reprographic rights in the field of literary works/2002 dated 28th June 2002, as a Copyright Society under sub-section (3) of section 33 of the Copyright Act, 1957 (14 of 1957) and is exclusively permitted to commence and carry on the Copyright Business of “reprographic rights” in India.
Year of incorporation
2000
Year of first distribution
2016
Year of first collection
2009
Total number of Board Members
13
Total number of Author Representatives
5
Total number of Publisher Representatives
8
Remarks about the Board
The Governing Body comprises the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary General, Treasurer, Nine Executive Members
How are Board Members elected
Authors and Publishers by Voting, representative of visual arts society by nomination
Total Number of Member Associations
3
Total Publishers' Associations
2
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations
2
Total Rights holders represented
368
Remarks about the members
IRRO represents all prominent authors, publishers and visual creators bodies in India, spanning all 28 states, 7 union territories and over 30 languages (Publishers 72, Authors 296 Total 368 Members )
Staff total number
5
Remarks about staff
Consultant 1, Computer Operator 1, Accountant 1, Messenger 1, Driver 1.
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
1 April to 31 March
Type of National legislation
Common Law
Other Law
Indian Copyright Act 1957 - Common Law
Licensing system
Voluntary Licencing with legal back-up
Other licensing system
Voluntary Collective Licensing System, Voluntary collective management for digital rights.
Mandating Rights Holders
Authors, Publishers, Visual Artists - www.ivas.in
Types of works licensed
All printed works: books, newspapers, magazines, journals and other periodicals, etc.
Types of uses licensed
Blanket licences for course packs, internal copies, press digests, document delivery and any other reprography
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Education, Businesses and Government
Pilot Projects
None at the moment
Types of works licensed
Books, newspapers, magazines, journals and other periodical publications in electronic and paper format
Types of uses licensed
Digital reproduction for the internal information of organisations, Digital reproduction for educational purposes
Types of institutions/sectors licensed
Education, Businesses and Government
Pilot Projects
None
Public Lending Rights
off
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used
Tariff Scheme for each Category
Distribution methods
Title-specific distribution
Non title-specific distribution
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution
Full reporting
Sampling
Statistical surveys
Objective availability
Possibility to be copied
Administration costs as a percentage
15%
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
yes
Cultural and social deductions combined as a percentage
1%
Number of Bilateral agreements type A
12
Bilateral agreements type A with
JAACC (Japan), CADRA (Argentina), CopyRus (Russian Federation), CLL (New Zealand), AIDRO (Italy) & Copydan Writing (Denmark), CLA (UK), SIAE (Italy), CEDRO (Spain), KOPINOR (Norway), PROLITTERIS (Switzerland), DALRO (South Africa)
Number of Bilateral agreements type B
12
Bilateral agreements type B with
TTRRO (Trinidad and Tobago), MASA (Mauritius), JAMCOPY (Jamaica), REPRONIG (Nigeria), HARR (Hungary), KOPIKEN (Kenya), FILCOLS ( Philippines), OSDEL (Greece), KORRA (Korea), LUXORR (Luxembourg),URRO (Uganda), COPYRO (Romania)
Please select your currency
INR India
Amount for schools
0.00
Amount for further education
0.00
Amount for higher education
0.00
Amount for government
0.00
Amount for business
0.00
Amount for other sector(s)
0.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
0.00
Total amount received for reproduction licensing from other RROs world-wide
77 608 435.00
Total amount distributed from all licensing
4 026 771.00
Total amount distributed from reproduction licensing
0.00
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
40.46
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
0.00
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
0.00
to collecting societies only
0.00
to individual artists only
0.00
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
0.00
Total amount distributed from PLR
0.00
Administration Charge (actual figure)
0.00
Name
Dr. S.S. Awasthy
Name
Dr. Ashok Gupta
Name
Narendra K. Mehra