RTI Declaration

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.

Citizens can seek information regarding the activities of the 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, Newman College, Thodupuzha- 685 585, Kerala along with the required fee of Rs.10/-. Copies of documents will be charged according to the rate fixed by the State Information Commission, Kerala.

If the reply is not forthcoming within the prescribed time, or if the information is withheld, you can tender an appeal to the First Appellate Authority, The Principal, Newman College, Thodupuzha

First Appellate authority

Dr. Bijimol Thomas


Newman College, Thodupuzha

Public Information officer

Dr. Saju Abraham

Vice Principal

Newman College


Assistant Public Information Officer

Mr. Jijo Thankachan


Newman College