10th – 21st July, 2017
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata
About the Course
The summer course will be conducted by eminent academicians, administrators and officials who have dealt with the nuances of the Legislation both at the Central and the State level.
During this summer course participants will be actively engaged in the classroom through lectures, case studies and other modes of intelligent teaching on Right to Information and allied laws in the country.
The participants are expected to have gained exceptional understanding on the topic of the course including the following outcomes:
A sound knowledge of the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005 with practical experience on the
Good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of organisations / persons concerned
with implementing the law and with enforcing the rights under this law;
Proper appreciation of rights / obligations – as applicable – for effective use of this right;
Reliable guidance on following the right process / procedure to implement the provisions of
this Act and to benefit from this Act;
Good understanding of remedies available when an implementing organisation fails to
comply with this Act;
Testing the understanding of ‘Information Providers’ and ‘Information Seekers’ using this
tool for implementing this Act or exercising their right under it.
This Summer Course is aimed for:
Public Information Officers (PIOs)
Assistant Public Information Officers (APIOs)
Officials assisting the above designated officers or other public officials
Representative of Civil Society Organizations (including Media Organizations)
Students of Law and Social Sciences at graduation and post-graduation level.
The Centre will provide the participants with study material during the course and upon satisfactory completion, participants will be awarded Certificates.
The Course will be of minimum 24 hours class lectures/ clinical activities (afternoon classes) with an evaluation component.
Registration and Fees
There is a fee for participation and the number of participants will be limited to 40 only on
“First- Come- First -Serve Basis”.
Interested Participants are to fill up “Form-A” for registration along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 3000/- (Three Thousand only) in favor of “THE WBNUJS CRSGPP A/C” payable at “Kolkata”.
The registration fees can also be paid through NEFT. In that case, proof of transfer through NEFT has to be attached with the “Form-A”. Bank Account Details for NEFT are as follows:
1. Name of the Account: “THE W.B. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF JURIDICAL SCIENCES,
2. Account No: 066300101009449
3. Bank: Corporation Bank
4. Branch: NUJS Campus
5. IFSC Code: CORP0000663.
The filled up “Form-A” along with Demand Draft of Rs. 3000/ Proof of NEFT has to be sent to:
Prof. T.R. Subramanya, Research Fellow & Coordinator, Centre for Regulatory Studies, Governance and Public Policy, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, 12 LB Block, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata- 700098.
Phone No.: 033 25694700 [Extension: 7210/7211]
23rd June, 2017