RTI ACT

KVK RTI Nodal Officer University RTI Nodal Officer
Dr. Sunita Kumari
SMS (Home Science)
KVK, Aurangabad
Mobile No- +91-9471494234
Email – aurangabadkvk@gmail.com
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Associate Professor cum Senior Scientist
BAU, Sabour, Bhagalpur
+91-9431352394
Email- skbau1612@gmail.com

About Right to Information act 2005:

Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information. It is an initiative taken by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to provide a– RTI Portal Gateway to the citizens for quick search of information on the details of first Appellate Authorities, PIOs etc. amongst others, besides access to RTI related information / disclosures published on the web by various Public Authorities under the government of India as well as the State Governments.

Objective of the Right to Information Act:

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed. The Act is a big step towards making the citizens informed about the activities of the Government.

RTI Proactive Disclosure under Section 4(1) (b) of the RTI Act

  1. The particulars of its organization, functions and duties.
  2. The powers and duties of its officers and employees.
  3. The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.
  4. The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.
  5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.
  6. A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control.
  7. The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof.
  8. A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.
  9. A directory of its officers and employees.
  10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.
  11. The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
  12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.
  13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorisations granted by it.
  14. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.
  15. The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.
  16. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.
  17. Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year.

For More Details: http://www.righttoinformation.gov.in/