Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintain for public use.
RIGHT TO INFORMATION AND OBLIGATIONS OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
Section 4(1) (b) & 4(2) of the Right to Information Act 2005 stipulates every public authority to update at regular intervals all the information that is being transacted and generated by it. It is also the obligation of the Government organization to provide all the information to any citizen or citizen groups who are interested in knowing any aspect of the organization’s functioning.
The information about DRPCAU has been kept in the website www.rpcau.ac.in and all citizens can access it and the information is periodically updated. Citizens can visit any of the offices of DRPCAU spread all over the state and have access to verify, inspect, take notes, take extracts or certified copies of documents, records and other such information being processed and held under the control of these offices. Citizens can also have access to such information, which is not readily available in a published form. These are in the form of process notes, internal note files etc. In this case,
Citizens can ask for specific information in writing through an application. The required information will be compiled and given to the citizen as required by him/her within the time period which will be communicated to the applicants. CPIO and Appealate authoity have been appointed to cater to the information requirements of the citizens approaching the various offices of DRPCAU spread over the state. The Registrar, DRPCAU is the Appellate Authority and all appeals by the citizens will be reviewed by the Registrar.
The cost incurred towards duplicating, photocopying or copying the information in print or electronic form and postages if any needs to be borne by the individuals requesting the information. The actual cost will be intimated to the individuals requesting the information. The activity of processing and compiling the required information will only start after the fee is paid to the appropriate authority.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University maintains University Library at its headquarters and one library in each campus of the University. The University Library is opened at 8.00 am and closed at 8.00 pm. Any public can visit the library and use the facilities available.