About RTI Act, 2005
Right to Information (RTI) is an Act of the Indian Parliament enforced from the year 2005, to provide for a practical regime for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities. The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed. The Act is a big step towards making the citizens informed about the activities of the Government
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Public Information Officers
Central Public Information Officer
Prof. C. Krishnamohan
For RTI related queries
ckm [at] iith [dot] ac [dot] in 
Central Assistant Public Information Officer
Dr Saptarshi Majumdar
For RTI related queries
saptarshi [at] iith [dot] ac [dot] in
Appellate Authority
Prof. U. B. Desai
director [at] iith [dot] ac [dot] in 040 – 2301 6002/6028
Compliance under section 4 (1) (b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005
  1. Particulars of Organization, functions and duties
    1. Name: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
    2. About IIT Hyderabad
    3. Vision, Mission and Core Values
    4. Institute Brochure
    5. Academic Program
    6. Address of the institute – IIT Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy Mandal, Medak, Telangana, Pin – 502285
    7. Council, Board, Committees and other Bodies.
      Council of IITs – composition of the Council refer Chapter-III of the Act. Board of Governors
  2. Powers and duties of officers and employees
    Director is the Principal Academic and Executive Officer of the Institute. The Director shall be responsible for the proper administration of the Institute and for the imparting of the instruction and maintenance of discipline therein. The Director has the power to incur expenditure in accordance with the procedure as may be laid by the Board/MHRD from time to time.
    Deputy Director and Deans shall assist the Director in academic and administrative work and maintaining liaison with Institution of higher learning and research.
    The Registrar shall exercise powers and perform duties as may be assigned to him by the Act or the statutes or the Director.
    Other officers and staff of the Institute assume powers, responsibilities and duties as assigned to them from time to time by the Director.
    For more details please visit The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad
  3. Procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

  4. The Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

  5. The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
    1. As per The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad
    2. As per Government of India rules stated in:
      • Fundamental Rules
      • Supplementary Rules
      • Further Government of India Guidelines/ Norms/ Orders/ Procedures issued from time to time
  6. Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
    1. Annual Reports
      Annual Report 11-12
      Annual Report 12-13
      Annual Report 13-14
    2. Administrative Office Orders/ Decisions and Guidelines as approved by Institutes’ Governing Body i.e. Board of Governors (BOG)
  7. Particulars of arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof

    Interested persons may write to the Public Information Officers of the Institute.
  8. Directory of its officers and employees

    Institute Telephone Directory
  9. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

  10. Budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

    The Budget of the year 2015-16 is rupees 150 Crores under plan
    Non Plan Budget is not applicable to IIT Hyderabad.
  11. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

  12. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

  13. Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it reduced in an electronic form

    All the relevant details including the orders passed by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) from time to time are made available on the website. Further, other details like employment related issues, procurement/tenders etc are also made available on the Institute’s website. For more details please see IIT Hyderabad website
  14. The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use

    Library is only for registered users (students, faculty & staff) and not available for general public use.
  15. The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

  16. Such other information as may be prescribed; and thereafter update these publications every year

    For time to time updates please visit IIT Hyderabad website
Fee and Address for RTI Application
A person who desires to seek some information under RTI Act 2005 from IIT Hyderabad Public Authority is required to send application to The CPIO, IIT Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy, Telangana – 502285, along with a demand draft or a banker’s cheque or an Indian Postal Order of Rs.10/- (Rupees ten), payable to The Director, IIT Hyderabad as fee prescribed for seeking information.