RTI ( Right To Information)

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT-2005 MANUAL

INTRODUCTION
  • In order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority and to empower the citizens to secure access to information under the control of each public authority the Government of India have enacted "The Right to Information Act, 2005", (RTI Act) which came into force on 12.10.2005. In accordance with the provisions of section 4(1) (b) of this Act, this manual has been brought out by way of publication of all relevant information as required thereon.
  • The purpose of this manual is to inform the general public about the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education and the colleges under its' control, functions and duties of its officers and employees, records and documents that are available with the Public Authority.
  • This manual is aimed at the public in general and users of the Services and provides information about the schemes and programmes being implemented by the Public Authority and the Heads of the concerned colleges under its administrative control.
  • Under rule 7 of the Right to Information Act 2005, a person requiring any information under this Act may contact the Public Information Officer as indicated in Chapter 17, Persons who desire to obtain any information under this Act.
  • Shall make a request in writing for obtaining information under subsection (1) of section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rs.10/- or such fee as may be prescribed from time to time under the Act, by way of cash against proper receipt or affix Court fee stamp or by Demand Draft or Bankers Cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to the Public Information Officer or Assistant Public Information Officer as the case may be.
  • For obtaining information under subsection 1 of section 7 the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by DD/Bankers Cheque payable to the Public Information Officer or Assistant Public Information Officer concerned at the following rates or at rates as may be prescribed from time to time under the Act.
  • Rs.2/- for each page (in size and A3) size paper copied
  • Actual charge or cost price of a copy in longer size paper
  • Actual cost or price samples or models and
  • For inspection of records no fee for the first hour and a fee or Rs.5/- for each subsequent hour or fraction thereof.
  • The first Appellate Authority shall charge a fee of Rs.50/- per appearance.
  • The Second Appellate Authority shall charge a fee of Rs.100/- per appearance.
INDEX CONTENT
Chapter - 01 Particulars of Organisation Functions and Duties
Chapter - 02 Power and duties of of Officers and employees
Chapter - 03 Rules and regulations,instructions,manuals and records for discharging functions
Chapter - 04 The norms set for the discharge of functions
Chapter - 05 Records held/used by employees
Chapter - 06 Statement of the categories of documents that are held by the department
Chapter - 07 Particulars of arrangements that exists for consultation with the members of public
Chapter - 08 Statement of committees constituted
Chapter - 09 Directory of officers and employees
Chapter - 10 Monthly remuneration of the employees
Chapter - 11 Allocation of budget
Chapter - 12 Execution of subsidy programmes
Chapter - 13 Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorization granted
Chapter - 14 Information available in an electronic form
Chapter - 15 Particulars of facilities available for obtaining information
Chapter - 16 List of appellate authority and public information officers
Chapter - 17 Miscellaneous


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