The 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.
The basic objective of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Public Authorities, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense.
The objectives of Right to information act
- To provide a legal framework of citizens democratic Right to access to information under the control of public authorities.
- To promote transparency and ensure accountability.
- To harmonise conflicting interest and priorities in operations of government, and use of resources.
- To promote the practice of revelation of information to preserve democratic ideals.
- To promote accountability in the functioning of every public authority, thereby reduce corruption.
RTI includes the Right to
- To inspect works, document and records.
- To take notes, extracts, or certified copies of documents and records.
- To take certified samples of material.
- To obtain information in the form of printouts, diskettes.
Details of the Appellate authority & PIO
Dr. Biman Hazarika, Appellate Authority, Principal, Dhing College,
Contact no- +918133809105
Dambarudhar Kakati, PIO, Associate Professor, Dhing College,
Contact no- +918638666200