Right to Information Act 2005

Right to Information and obligations of public authorities [under Section 4(1)(b)]


About Act



Right to Information means the right to

  1. inspection of work, documents, records
  2. taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records;
  3. taking certified samples of material;
  4. obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts where such information is stored in a computer or in any other device subject to relevant provisions in this regard.


Objective/purpose of the Act

To provide available information of the Institute as enshrined in RTI ACT to the Indian citizen on payment of prescribed fees.



Citizens of India.


About Organization



School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal


Functions and Duties

As per SPA Act 2014 and Statutes


Powers and duties of its officers and employees

As per SPA Act 2014 and Statutes


Organization Chart



The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

As per SPA Act 2014 and Statues


The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

As per SPA Act 2014 and Statutes


The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions

SPA Act 2014 ,


Store and Purchase Manual

Accounting Manual

Library Manual

Research & Development Manual

House Allotment Rules

Delegation of Powers

Annual Reports

Ordinances & Regulations of UG, PG & Ph.D. programme.


A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

Administrative Office Orders / Agenda & Minutes of Board of Governors (BOG) , Finance Committee , Senate , Building & Works Committee , Service books of employees. Financial record of the Institute. Purchase records. Personal Files of Students, Tabulation Sheet. Academic records related to students, examination etc.


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

Interested persons may write to the Central Public Information Officer about any grievance/suggestion for improvement of the Institute under RTI Act, 2005.


A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

Following are the Main Committees / Governing body of the Institute

Board of Governors


Finance Committee

Building and Works Committee

Internal Complaints Committee

The Selection Committees

Minutes of the committee meetings are not generally accessible to public.


A directory of its officers and employees

Directory of officers and employees of the Institute


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

Pay Structure of Institute Employees


The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made

Estimate 2022-23 and Budget Estimate 2023-24


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

No Subsidy is given


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



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

Please see Institute Website


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 Manual. Other information related to library is available on the institute website.


The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

First Appellate Authority


Tele. : 0755-2526816
E-mail: registrar[at]spabhopal[dot]ac[dot]in

Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) for all matters.

Prof. Dr. Rachna Khare


Tele. : 0755-2526803

E-mail: rachnakhare[at]spabhopal[dot]ac[dot]in


Such other information as may be prescribed


Fee and procedure of application under RTI act

Application on blank paper asking for desired information should be addressed to Public Information Officer. Rs. 10/- to be deposited by way of Indian Postal Order/Demand Draft/Banker’s Cheque in favour of Director, SPA Bhopal or through payment of cash in Finance & Accounts Section of the Institute to be deposited for each information.

Last reviewed and updated on 13 September, 2023 03:45 PM