Right To Information Act-2005 (RTI)
Any person who desires to obtain any information under this Act shall make a request in writing or through electronic means in Punjabi or English or Hindi. For this purpose he/she will have to deposit application fee of Rs.10/- with the college. The fee at the following rates shall be charged from the applicant for providing the information demanded by him/her :
Rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size = paper) created or copied;
Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;
Actual cost or price for samples or models;
For information provided in diskette Rupees = 50/- per diskette ;
For information provided in printed form at the price fixed for such publication or Rupees 2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.
The information sought by any one will be supplied as per the provisions of RTI Act, 2005.
All citizens posses the right to information
Information can be obtained within 30 days from the date of request in a normal case.
If information is a matter of life or liberty of a person, it can be obtained within 48 hours from time of request.
An appeal against the decision of the Public Information Officer can be made to an officer who is senior.
The following is exempt from disclosure (S. 8)
Information, disclosure of which would prejudicially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the State, relation with foreign State or lead to incitement of an offence.
Information which has been expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court.
Information, the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege or Parliament or the State Legislature.
Information including commercial confidence, trade secrets or intellectual property, the disclosure of which would harm the competitive position of a third party, unless the competent authority is satisfied that larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information;
Information available to a person in his fiduciary relationship, unless the competent authority is satisfied that the larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information.
Information received in confidence from foreign Government;
Information , the disclosure of which would endanger the life or physical safety of any person or identify the source of information or assistance given in confidence for law enforcement or security purposes;
Information which would impede the process of investigation or apprehension or prosecution of offenders;
Cabinet papers including records of deliberations of the Council of Ministers, Secretaries and other officers;
Information which relates to personal information the disclosure of which has no relationship to any public activity or interest, or which would cause unwarranted invasion of the privacy of the individual;
Notwithstanding any of the exemptions listed above, a public authority may allow access to information, if public interest in disclosure outweighs the harm to the protected interests
Partial disclosure is allowed :
Only that part of the record which does not contain any information which is exempt from disclosure and which can reasonably be severed from any part that contains exempt information, may be provided.(S.10)
||Sh. Gurdeep Singh
||Public Information Officer
||Office, Deputy Registrar (Admn.), Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda
||Prof. (Dr.) Buta Singh Sidhu
|| First Appellate Authority (FAA)
||Office, Registrar, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda