RTI ACT ( Right to Information Act)

Right to Information (RTI) is act of the Parliament of India to provide for setting out the practical regime of the right to information for citizens and replaces the erstwhile Freedom of information Act, 2002. Under the provisions of the Act, any citizen of India may request information from a “public authority” (a body of Government or “instrumentality of State”) which is required to reply expeditiously or within thirty days. The Act also requires every public authority to computerize their records for wide dissemination and to proactively certain categories of information so that the citizens need minimum recourse to request for information formally.

Public Information Officer: Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma Principal

Assistant Public Information officer: Sh. Sandeep Pathania The Superintendent

  • Any Indian citizen can obtain information about any public authority, including documents and records by applying to the Public Information Officer (PIO) of that Authority.
  • An applicant has to pay an application fee of Rs. 10/- with the application
  • The information will be made available on payment of cost as follow:
Description of InformationPrice/Fess in Rupees
Fee along with Application Rs. 10 per application
Where the information is available in the form of priced publication On printed price
For other than priced publication Rs. 2 per page of A-4 size or smaller and actual cost subject to minimum of Rs. 2/- per page in case of larger size
Where information is Available in electronic Floppy and CD etc. Rupees 50/- per Floppy and Rs. 100/- per CD
Fee for inspection of record / Document Rs. 20 per 30 minutes or fraction thereof
  1. Payment is to be made by Treasury Challan/Bank draft/Indian Postal Order.
  2. BPL {Below Poverty Line} persons need not pay the application fee or any additional fee.
  3. In case request for the information is refused or the request is not properly responded, an appeal can be filed with the Appellate Authority within 30 days. A second appeal lies with the State Information Commission within 90 days. There are no fees for appeals.

Information can be refused only on the following grounds:

  • Information, disclosure of which would prejudicially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the Security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the States relation with forging State or lead to incitement of an offence.
  • Information which has been expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court.
  • Information, the disclosure of which would cause a branch of privilege of Parliament or the State legislature.
  • Information including commercial confidence, trade secrets or intellectual property, the disclosure of which would harm the competitive position of a third party, unless.
  • The competent authority is satisfied that larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information.
  • Information available to a person in his fiduciary relationship, unless the competent authority is satisfied that the larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information.
  • Information received in confidence from foreign Government.
  • Information the disclosure of which would enlarge the life of physical safety of any person or identify the source of information or assistance given in confidence for law enforcement or security purposes.
  • Information which would impede the process of investigation or apprehension precaution of offenders.
  • Cabinet papers including records of deliberations of the Council of Ministers, Secretaries and other officers.

Provided that the decisions of Council of Ministers, the reasons thereof, and the material on the basis of which the decisions were taken shall be made public after the decision has been taken, and the matter is complete, or over.Provided further that those matters which come under the exemptions specified in this section shall not be disclosed.

Provided that the information which cannot be denied to the Parliament or a State Legislative shall not be denied to any person.

Contact Address

    • dummyGovt Arya Degree College, Nurpur, Distt Kangra (H.P)

    • http://www.gadcnurpur.edu.in

    • nurpurcollegeprincipal@gmail.com

    • 01893 – 220145, 221145