Right to Information (RTI)
The Right To Information Act 2005 was passed by the Parliament on 15th June 2005. The Act mandates that organizations defined as “Public Authorities” are obliged to provide information to the public and create necessary arrangements in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority. St.Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva has been declared as a “Public Authority” under the Act.
Implementation of ‘The Right to Information 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. 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.
In pursuance of the Right to Information Act 2005, an officer has been designated as Public Information Officer (PIO) and he/she shall perform the duties and responsibilities as envisaged under the act without fail. Necessary steps for implementation of various provisions including proactive disclosure of certain kinds of information. Such information shall be made available to the public at large through the website.
Officers as Per Right To Information (RTI) Act – 2005
First appellate authority
Prof. Dr. Milon Franz
Principal, St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva-683101
Public information officer
Sr. Jiji Joseph
St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva.
Email Address:- firstname.lastname@example.org
Role of Appellate Authority: The Appellate Authority will receive the appeals as required under the Act.
The Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005)
Citizens can seek information regarding the activities of St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, by submitting a written request with details like Name, address, contact telephone number and particulars of the information sought. The reason for seeking information need not be given. The duly signed request may be addressed to the Public Information Officer, St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva along with the required fee of Rs.10/-. The Fee shall be paid at the office. Copies of documents will be charged according to the rate fixed by the State Information Commission, Kerala.
For more details visit the RTI Website
If the reply is not forthcoming within the prescribed time, or if the information is withheld, you can tender an appeal to the First Appellate Authority, The Principal, St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva.