Home Law StudentsSeminars One Week National Workshop on “Right to Information: A Revolutionary Law by RGNUL: 6th- 12th October 2021

One Week National Workshop on “Right to Information: A Revolutionary Law by RGNUL: 6th- 12th October 2021

by Ajshal
National debate Competition by School of Agricultural Law and Economics RGNUL


The Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL), Punjab, was established by the State Legislature of Punjab by passing the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Act, 2006 (Punjab Act No. 12 of 2006). The Act incorporated a University of Law of national stature in Punjab, to fulfil the need for a Centre of Excellence in legal education in the modern era of globalization and liberalization.

About the Punjab State Information Commission

The Government of Punjab constituted the Punjab State Information Commission on 11th October, 2005. The Punjab State Information Commission is the statutory Commission for fulfilling the mandate assigned to it under the Right to Information Act, 2005. The Commission exercises powers for implementation of RTI Act under Sections 18, 19, 20 and 25. At the same time it is a Public Authority as defined in section 2(h) of RTI Act, 2005. As far as the jurisdiction of the Commission is concerned it extends to all the Public Authorities in the State of Punjab.

Target Audience

The expected audience would be Academicians, Research Scholars, Students, Professionals, RTI activisits, Organizations and Public Information officers.


Objective of the Training Programme

The objective of the programme is to commemorate the RTI week which is celebrated from 6th October – 12th October,

  • To raise awareness on the issues of Right to Information.
  • To provide participants with a clear understanding of the main features of RTI Act and its operational provisions.
  • To explain the role of designated Assistant Public Information Officers, Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities and other functionaries involved in dealing with RTI matters.
  • To explain the process of seeking and providing information.
  • To explain the strategy for operationalizing Right to Information.
  • To discuss the practical problems faced by the PIO’s and the stake holders.
  • To deliberate upon the efficient implementation of the Act.

Important Details

  • Certificates will be provided on the successful completion of the workshop. (100% attendance is mandatory)
  • Date- October 6th- 12th, 2021
  • Timing- 2.00- 4.00 P.M
  • Mode- Cisco Webex
  • Registration Deadline- September 28, 2021 (Tuesday)
  • Registration Fee- Rs. 200/-(Inclusive of GST)
  • Link for the Registration- CLICK HERE

Contact Details

In case of any queries, kindly contact the Faculty Coordinator (Dr. Geetika- 9646023882) or the Student Coordinator (Ms. Tamanna Gupta- 9999677799) or you can write to us at [email protected].

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