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. According to UGC guidelines 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 purview
of a Public Authority under this Act.
All the cells or committees of the institution are under Statutory Bodies and comes
under section 4(1) (b) of RTI Act 2005.