Media Village, Kottayam,Kerala +91 481 272 2225

Right to Information (RTI)

About RTI

Right to Information (RTI)

The Right To Information Act 2005 was passed by the Parliament on 15th June 2005. The Act mandates that organizations defined as “Public Authorities” are obliged to provide information to the public and create necessary arrangements in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority. St Joseph College of Communication, Media Village, Changanassery has been declared as a “Public Authority” under the Act. 

Implementation of ‘The Right to Information Act, 2005’

The Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005) has been enacted by the Parliament and has come into force from 15 June, 2005. This Act provides for the right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities. All Universities and Colleges established by law made by Parliament or by State Legislature or by notification by the appropriate Government or owned, controlled or substantially financed directly or indirectly by funds provided by the Government shall come within the meaning of a Public Authority under this Act.

In pursuance of the Right to Information Act 2005, an officer has been designated as Public Information Officer (PIO) and he/she shall perform the duties and responsibilities as envisaged under the act without fail. Necessary steps for implementation of various provisions including proactive disclosure of certain kinds of information. Such information shall be made available to the public at large through the website. 


The particulars of its organization, function and duties of the organization

Managed by SJCC Trust (Archdiocese of Changanassery)
Name of the Institution St Joseph College of Communication
Address Kurisummood P.O., Changanassery, Kottayam (Dist), Kerala-686104
Functions/ Services Higher Education Institution affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Profile of Institution Self-Financing College
Head of the Institution Rev. Dr. Joseph Parackal (Shyju Joseph)
Contact Numbers Office – +91 481 272 22 25
 Mobile – +91 9496 385 400
Working Hours College: 09:00 AM – 04:30 PM
Class: 09:15 AM – 03.30 PM
Library: 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Holidays The College shall remain closed on Second Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
declared by the Government of Kerala and such other days the Principal may declare from time to time.
Courses Offered Please visit college website

Officers as Per Right To Information (RTI) Act – 2005

First appellate authority

Rev.Dr. Joseph Parackal
Principal, St Joseph College of Communication, Media Village, Changanassery– 686104

Public Information Officer

Mrs.Sherin V Kuriakose

Assistant Office Superintendent

St Joseph College of Communication, Media Village, Changanassery.

Email Address:- 

Role of Appellate Authority: The Appellate Authority will receive the appeals as required under the Act.