Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya
Affiliated to West Bengal State University
NAAC Accredited (2nd Cycle)

Right to Information (RTI Cell)

Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005

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 the 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. As per Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal and UGC Guidelines, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya implements the Right to Information Act, 2005.
Right to Information Act, 2005 mandates timely response to citizens’ requests for government information. The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the government. Keeping in line with the RTI objectives, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya has also constituted the RTI Cell to enable the students, citizens and the different stakeholders to have necessary access to the RTI related information/disclosures. The RTI Cell of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya ensures speedy and timely disposal of the queries and grievances lodged by individual or stakeholders from time to time. The RTI Cell of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya enables the general public to have greater access to the domain of information systematically preserved by our office.
The full text of the Act and frequently asked questions for implementation of the act are available on the website rti.gov.in

Members of the RTI Cell:

Post Name of Faculty Member Designation Email Id
Appellate Officer Dr. Parthasarathi Dutta Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Public Information Officer Dr. Kamala Mitra Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Appellate Officer Dr. Parthasarathi Dutta Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Asst. Public Information Officer Mr. Subrata Mondal Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Procedure:

  • The application may be typed or neatly hand-written, wherein mention atop “Application under RTI Act 2005″.

  • The application may preferably be in writing though an e-mail is accepted as a mode as per law.

  • There is no such prescribed proforma for application.

  • Applications will not be discarded on the ground that they were not in the prescribed proforma.

  • The application should be in English or Bengali and be in a simple and easy language.

  • Application is simply addressed to the “Public Information Officer“( Don’t mention the name)

  • Application should be in a simple and easy language.

  • Mention your question point wise, avoid asking vague questions, ask direct questions.

  • Avoid using too technical terms or legal terminology.

  • Attach Government RTI Fee in the form of IPO/DD/MO etc., as applicable with the RTI Application.

  • Undersign the application. At the end of the application make a declaration that you are an Indian citizen.