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Positional Astronomy Centre, Kolkata
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Right to Information Act, 2005

The Positional Astronomy Centre is the nodal office of the Govt. of India for the public to supply information and data on positional astronomy for scientific purposes and to supply the same on national calendar for civil and religious purposes. A Right to Information Cell is functioning at this office as per RTI act, 2005.

The names, designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers :

Central Public Information Officer

Name: Shri Raja Acharya
Designation: Meteorologist-B
Contact Number: (033) 2367-1200/ (033) 2367-1201
Email Address: establishmentpac@gmail.com

ACPIO: Ms. Sukti Subhra Bhattacharyya,
Designation: Meteorologist-A
Contact Number: (033) 2367-1200/ (033) 2367-1201
Email Address: establishmentpac@gmail.com

Appellate Authority

Shri Debapriya Roy
Head (Scientist C)
Positional Astronomy Centre,
Block -AQ, Plot-8
Sector-V, Salt Lake
Kolkata- 700 091

Tel No.: (033) 2367-1202

Tel Fax No.: (033) 2367-1203

Email Address: establishmentpac@gmail.com

The fee for the supply of information under RTI is Rs. 10/- per request. The amount may be paid through DD or Cheque drawn in favour of 'Director, Positional Astronomy Centre, Kolkata', payable at Kolkata. Duplication charges are extra.

Astronomical data will be supplied to the users in accordance with rules/ guidelines already in force. The users may contact appropriate unit of this office to procure such data.

The RTI Manuals for India Meteorological Dept. can be accessed at the the website of IMD, New Delhi :

RTI Manuals