South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) is a public sector company
Ref: Due to the inability of the Appellant to establish the suitability of the Respondent (DAV Centenary Public School, Sirsa) falling within the purview of Section 2(h) “public authority” means any authority or body or institution of self-government established or constituted (a) by or under the Constitution; (b) by any other law made by Parliament; (c) by any other law made by State Legislature; (d) by notification issued or order made by the appropriate Government, and includes any- (i) body owned, controlled or substantially financed; (ii) non-Government organization substantially financed, directly or indirectly by funds provided by the appropriate Government; of the RTI Act, 2005, no further intervention of the CIC is required in the matter
South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) is a public sector company.
1. DAV School functioning as SECL Project School.
2. This DAV School is functioning in the land of SECL.
3. This DAV School's expenses viz, salary of staff and teachers are borne by the SECL Company which is a public sector company.
Does this DAV project school of SECL comes under the provision of RTI Act, 2005?
Name: Pushpapati Sahani
Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
One has to refer to the definition of the public authority as per section 2 (h) of the RTI Act. From the limited facts presented by you, it appears that the school would be answerable under RTI Act. You may also refer to the Punjab and Haryana High Court judgment at the link - http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/high-court-2756