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Govt. Aided College & Affiliated to North Bengal University
Recognized by UGC Under Section 2(f) and 12(B)
Year of Establishment: 1962 :: NAAC Accredited B++ (Cycle 2)

Right to Information (RTI)

The Right to Information Act 2005 was passed by the Parliament on 15th June 2005. The Act mandates that organizations defined as “Public Authorities” are obliged to provide information to the public and create necessary arrangements in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority. Kalimpong College has been declared as a “Public Authority” under the Act. 

The Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005)

Citizens can seek information regarding the activities of Kalimpong College by submitting a written request with details like Name, address, contact telephone number and particulars of the information sought. The reason for seeking information need not be given. The duly signed request may be addressed to the Public Information Officer, Kalimpong College along with the required fee of Rs.10/-. The Fee shall be paid at the office. Copies of documents will be charged according to the rate fixed by the Act.

Implementation of ‘The Right to Information Act, 2005’

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 the right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities. 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 meaning of a Public Authority under this Act.

In pursuance of the Right to Information Act 2005, an officer has been designated as Public Information Officer (PIO) and he/she shall perform the duties and responsibilities as envisaged under the act without fail. Necessary steps have been taken for implementation of various provisions including proactive disclosure of certain kinds of information. Such information shall be made available to the public at large through the website. 


Statutory Declaration u/s 4(1)(b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005

            Section 4(1) (b) of RTI Act 2005 covers the Statutory Declaration of Kalimpong College, Kalimpong. It is a Co-educational Government sponsored degree and Post-graduatecollege affiliated to University of North Bengal imparting education in different fields of Science, Humanities, Commerce and Management.Our College is approved by the Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal, recognized under section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956 and the college is affiliated to the University of North Bengal, Darjeeling. The College has Governing Body, Finance Committee, Academic Committee, Sub-Committees, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), NAAC Committee etc. and Alumni Association.The College runs as per the rules and regulations implemented by the University of North Bengal, State Government, University Grants Commission (UGC), MHRD, Central Government, etc., from time to time.The financial transactions are audited by the Audit Branch of the Joint Director of Public Instruction, Govt. of West Bengal.

All information about the college under Section 4(1) (b) of RTI Act 2005 are open for the public and it can be obtained by a citizen of India. The application under the RTI Actmay be sent to the Teacher-in-Charge/Public Information Officer or be handed over in his/her office  along with a Postal Order/Demand Draft for Rs 10/-(Rupees Ten) obtained in favour of Teacher-in-Charge, Kalimpong College.Copies of documents will be charged according to the rate fixed as per the Act.


 This application at present no RTI application is pending till date.


Names, Designation and Other particulars of State Public Information Officer and Appellate Authority with contact number and email ID are given below


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Contact No.

Email ID


Mrs. Devi Chetttri

Appellate Authority



Mr. Manojit Dasgupta

State Public Information Officer





Mrs. Devi Chettri


Kalimpong College,