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.
RTI Application Procedure
1. An application for obtaining information under the Right to Information Act, 2005 is required to be made to the State Public Information Officer of the College.
2. The prescribed fees for filing the application is Rs.10/- by way of bank demand draft or banker’s cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to the Principal, Mahatma Gandhi College.
3. There is exemption in fees for citizens belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) category. Such citizens should send a copy of BPL card along with their application.
As per 12th Governing Body Meeting Number 2 dated 23.11.2017 (Agenda No. 13)
State Public Information Officer – Mr. Rup Kumar Chatterjee, SACT –II, Mahatma Gandhi College
Apellate Authority: Dr. Santi Kundu, Principal, Mahatma Gandhi College
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