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Disseminating important decisions by CIC and various State Information Commissions in respect of Ministry of Human Resource Development

Institution of Mechanical Engineers are not a public authority

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME) is a private institution and the only role which the MHRD has is in providing recognition to some of their courses.

Written submissions have been made by Shri Sanjay Jain on behalf of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers wherein it has been clarified that they are not a  public authority as defined u/s 2(h) of the RTI Act and hence are not obliged to provide any response. The Commission accepted the submissions made by the IME that they are not a public authority u/s 2(h) of the RTI Act and hence not obliged to respond to the RTI. Read more ›