Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation

IRRO, Indian Reprographic Rights Organisation
18/1-C, Institutional Area, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi
110067
India
Phone: +91-11-26852263, 26966931, 26964847
Fax: +91-11-26864054
E-mail: info@irro.org.in
Web: http://www.irro.org.in

Chief Executive:
Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Anand Bhushan
Chief Executive Email: abaggarwal@ymail.com

KEY REPRESENTATIVES
Chairman: Sudhir Malhotra
E-mail: sudhir.orient@gmail.com
Vice Chairman: Dr. Hiralal Bachhotia
Secretary General : Dr. Ashok Gupta
E-mail: ashokgupta@unicornbooks.in
Executive Director: P.K. Arora
E-mail: fip1@sify.com

HISTORY OF ORGANISATION
Year of first distribution: None

ORGANISATION
Composition of Board:
Total number of Board Members: 13
How are Board Members elected: Authors and Publishers by Voting, representative of visual arts society by nomination
Total number of Author Representatives: 6
Total number of Publisher Representatives: 7

Members:
Total number of Member Associations: 3
Total Publishers' Associations: 2
Total Creators' (authors and visual artists) Associations: 2
Total Rights holders represented: 137
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 59, Authors 75 Total 134 Members )

DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR 1 April to 31 March

MODEL OF RRO OPERATION
Type of National legislation :
Civil law: No
Common law: Yes
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

LICENCES
Reprographic licences
Types of works licensed: All printed works: books, newspapers, magazines, journals and other periodicals, etc.
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs, document delivery): 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

Digital Licences
Types of works licensed: Books, newspapers, magazines, journals and other periodical publications in electronic and paper format
Types of uses licensed (including, where applicable, course packs,
document delivery and storage): 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

Other Licences
Public Lending Rights: No

DISTRIBUTION
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used: Tariff Scheme for each Category
Title-specific distribution: Yes
Non title-specific distribution: No
Both title-specific distribution and non title-specific distribution: No
Full reporting: Yes
Sampling: No
Statistical surveys: No
Objective availability: No
Possibility to be copied: No

AGREEMENTS
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: 10
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)

FINANCIAL DATA

Total amount collected for all licensing:
INR 38,855,775.14 (+/- EUR 537,520.18)

Total amount collected for reproduction licensing:
INR 38,855,775.14 (+/- EUR 537,520.18)

Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing:
INR 511,920.00 (+/- EUR 7,081.76)

Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide:
INR 38,343,855.14 (+/- EUR 530,438.42)

Total amount distributed to national rightsholders:
INR 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs:
INR 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

Total amount distributed from all licensing:
INR 0.00 (+/- EUR 0.00)

The exchange rate of 1 January 2016 was applied, being EUR 1= 72.2871 INR