Right to Information (RTI) is an act of the Parliament of India which sets out the rules and procedures regarding citizens' right to information. It replaced the former Freedom of Information Act, 2002. Under the provisions of RTI Act, any citizen of India may request information from a "public authority" (a body of Government or "instrumentality of State") which is required to reply expeditiously or within thirty days. In case of matter involving a petitioner's life and liberty, the information has to be provided within 48 hours. The Act also requires every public authority to computerise their records for wide dissemination and to proactively certain categories of information so that the citizens need minimum recourse to request for information formally.
Important points for students:
- Right to information Act ( English) Click here.
- Right to information Act ( Hindi ) Click here.
- Vice-Chancellor, Ranchi University is the first Appellate Authority of the University.
- PIO of the College:
- A postal order of Rs. 10/- should be sent in favor of Principal, Marwari College Ranchi along with the application, otherwise RTI application will not be accepted.