Right to Information

The Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005) has been enacted by the Parliament and has come into force from 15 June, 2005. This Act provides for right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority.

All Universities and Colleges established by law made by Parliament or by State Legislature or by notification by the appropriate Government or owned, controlled or substantially financed directly or indirectly by funds provided by the Government shall come within the meaning of a Public Authority under this Act.

Application under the RTI Act should be addressed to the Public Information Officer. In case the applicant is not satisfied with the answer or doesn’t get the reply within stipulated time, he/she can file an appeal with the Appellate Authority.

The application can be sent through post, addressed to the Public Information Officer as following address-Public Information Officer, Padmashree Bhausaheb Vartak College.

RTI Officers as per Right to Information Act, 2005:

Appellate Authority:  Dr. Sheetal Sanjay Koradkar
Public Information Officer:  Mr. Nikhil Kashinath Naik
Assistant Public Information Officer:  Ms. Farheen Khalid Khan

For More Information:

RTI Website of Government of India:  https://rti.gov.in/
UGC’s RTI page:  https://www.ugc.gov.in/subpage/rti-act.aspx
महाराष्ट्र शासनाचे अधिकृ त संके तस्थळ:  https://rti.maharashtra.gov.in/index.action