About RTI Act, 2005

Online Payment: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 For more information please click here

Compliance under section 4 (1) (b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

  1. Particulars of Organization, functions and duties
    1. Name of the Organization/Public Authority: Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
    2. Head of the organization: Prof B. S. Murty, Director
    3. Address of Public Authority: IIT Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy – 502285, Telangana, India.
    4. About IIT Hyderabad
    5. Vision, Mission and Core Values
    6. Academic Program
    7. Function and duties: As per The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad.
    8. Organization Chart: Organization Chart
    9. Any other details-the genesis, inception, formation of the department and the HoDs from time to time as well as the committees/ Commissions constituted from time to time have been dealt: As per The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad.
  2. Powers and duties of officers and employees.
    1. 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.
    2. Deans shall assist the Director in academic and administrative work and maintaining liaison with Institution of higher learning and research.
    3. The Registrar shall exercise powers and perform duties as may be assigned to him by the Act or the statutes or the Director.
    4. Other officers and staff of the Institute assume powers, responsibilities and duties as assigned to them from time to time by the Director.
    5. 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.
    The Chairman of Board of Governors, other Members and Director of the Institute follow the procedure laid down in The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad and other applicable rules and regulations for this purpose.

  4. The Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions.
    The Institute and its officers are discharging their functions and duties in accordance with the provisions contained in The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad and other applicable rules and regulations for this purpose.

  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. All applicable instructions of Government of India received through Department of Higher Education, MHRD or otherwise notified to be applicable to IIT Hyderabad are followed by IIT Hyderabad from time to time.
    3. All rules of GFR 2017 are also applied
  6. Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control.
    1. Reports
    2. All Administrative Office Orders/Decisions
    3. Guidelines as approved by Institute’s Governing Body i.e. Board of Governors (BOG)
    4. Recruitment and Promotional Scheme for non – faculty positions in IIT Hyderabad
    5. Tenders
  7. The particulars of any 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.
    As per the rules and regulations laid down in The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 and Statutes of IIT Hyderabad.

  8. Boards, Councils, Committees and other Bodies constituted as part of the Public Authority.
    1. Name of Boards, Council, Committee : Board of Governors and People & Committees
    2. Whether their meetings are open to the public: Meetings of the Committees/Board are not open to Public.
    3. Whether the minutes of the meetings are open to the public: Minutes of the meetings are accessible to public on demand.
  9. Directory of its officers and employees.
    Administrative officers and their contacts

  10. The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.
  11. Budget and Programme.

  12. The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

  13. Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it.
    Please click here to view the Budget of IIT Hyderabad for Annual Year 2017-18

  14. 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) if any notified to IIT Hyderabad from time to time are made available on the website. Further, other details like employment related information, procurement/tenders etc are also made available on the Institute’s website. For more details please visit IIT Hyderabad website.

  15. 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) of IIT Hyderabad and not available for general public use.

  16. Name, designation and other particulars of public information officers.
    Officers appointed under RTI Act 2005

  17. No. Of employees against whom Disciplinary action has been proposed/ taken.
    Pending for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings : Nil.
    Finalized for Minor penalty or major penalty proceedings : Nil.

  18. Transfer policy and transfer orders.
    There is no transfer policy in IIT Hyderabad.

  19. Such other information as may be prescribed.
    Separate portal for RTI Act 2005 has been created in IIT Hyderabad website to ease the public to use RTI Act to obtain the information. For time to time updates please visit IIT Hyderabad website.

Fee and Address for RTI Application

A person who desires to seek information under RTI Act 2005 from IIT Hyderabad Public Authority is required to send application to The CPIO, IIT Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy -502285, Telangana, India 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 for seeking information.

Public Information Officers

Name Role Contact E-Mail
Dr. Bhuvanesh Ramakrishna Central Public Information Officer 040 – 2301 6049 cpio@iith.ac.in
Dr. Emani Naresh Kumar Central Assistant Public Information Officer
Syed Ali Sabeer Nodal Officer 040 – 2301 6058 dr.admin@iith.ac.in
Prof B. S. Murty Appellate Authority (Director, IIT Hyderabad) 040 – 2301 6001 director@iith.ac.in

Online Receipt and Reply

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