Alagappa University
Right to Information Act
Implementation of the Right To Information Act, 2005 at Alagappa University

The Right to Information Act 2005 ensures the right to information for citizens to secure/ access information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority.

Public authority here implies Alagappa University, Karaikudi established by an Act of Tamil Nadu Assembly in 1985. The University is recognised by the University Grants Commission, a member of the Association of Indian Universities and a member of the Common Wealth Universities Association. The University is accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade.

The University is committed to providing quality education and research and serve the society through various extension activities. The University is managed by statutory bodies such as Syndicate, Senate and Finance Committee. The academic matters are decided by Boards of Studies and Standing Committee on Academic Affairs.
Powers and Duties of Officers

Name Designations Powers and Duties
Prof. S.Sudalaimuthu Vice-Chancellor Chairman of the Syndicate and Senate
Dr. K. Manimekalai Registrar (i/c) Executing Authority
Dr. V. Manickavasagam Controller of Examinations All examination matters
Thiru. U.Ravishankar Finance Officer All Financial matters
Dr. P. Manisankar Director of Distance Education Distance Education Programmes
Dr. S.Karuthapandian Special Officer (Planning) and Dean, Research Projects and Planning
Dr. T. R. Gurumoorthy Dean (College Development Council All matters related to affiliated colleges
Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy Dean, Student Affairs Students Welfare
Thiru. B.Seetharam Ragupathy Asst. Executive Engineer (Estate Development and Maintenance) Maintenance of Campus
Deans and Heads

Name Designations Powers and Duties
Dr. M. Pandi Dean, Faculty of Arts All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. Mrs. A. Shenbagavalli Dean, Faculty of Education All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. M.Selvam Dean, Faculty of Management All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. C. Sanjeeviraja Dean, Faculty of Science All matters concerning the Faculty
Dr. S. Subbiah Associate Professor & Head i/c, Department of Communicative English & Foreign Languages All matters concerning the Department
Dr. A. Narayanamoorthy Professor and Director, Department of Economics and Rural Development All matters concerning the Department
Dr. M. Pandi Professor & Head, Department of Tamil All matters concerning the Department
Dr. K. Manimekalai Head i/c, Department of Women's Studies All matters concerning the Department
Dr. P. Prema Professor and Head, Department of Education All matters concerning the Department
Dr. Mrs. A. Shenbagavalli Head, Department of Physical Education & Health Sciences All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management All matters concerning the Department
Dr. G. Jayabal Professor and Head i/c, Department of Bank Management All matters concerning the Department
Dr. P.K. Muthappan Professor and Head, Department of Corporate Secretaryship All matters concerning the Department
Dr. M. Selvam Professor and Head, Department of International Business & Commerce All matters concerning the Department
Dr. S. Karutha Pandian Professor and Head, Department of Bio-technology All matters concerning the Department
Dr. V. Palanisamy Associate Professor and Head i/c., Department of Computer Science and Engineering All matters concerning the Department
Dr. P. Manisankar Professor and Head, Department of Industrial Chemistry All matters concerning the Department
Dr. R. Natarajan Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics All matters concerning the Department
Dr. C. Govindasamy Reader & Head i/c. Department of Oceanography and Coastal Area Studies All matters concerning the Department
Dr. C. Sanjeevi Raja Professor and Head, Department of Physics All matters concerning the Department
Dr. K. Kuppusamy Associate Professor and Director i/c, Computer Centre All matters concerning the Centre
Dr.S.Herbert Baskaran Director, Centre for Curriculum Development All matters concerning the Centre
Dr. V.S.S. Kannan Principal, College of Education All matters concerning the College
Dr. K. Manimekalai Associate Professor and Director i/c, Centre for Women's Studies All matters concerning the Centre
Dr. M. Sundar Associate Professor and Principal i/c, College of Physical Education All matters concerning the College
Dr. K. Gurunathan Professor and Head, Department of Nano Science and Technology All matters concerning the Department
Dr. B. Vaseeharan Associate Professor & Head, Department of Animal Health & Management All matters concerning the Department
Dr. C.Sekar Professor and Head, Department of Bio-Electronics & Bio-Sensors All matters concerning the Department
Dr. J. Jeyakanthan Professor and Head, Department of Bio-informatics All matters concerning the Department
Dr. B. Dharmalingam Warden, Men's Hostel All matters related to wards of the hostel
Dr. M. Sutha Warden, Women's Hostel All matters related to wards of the hostel
Implementation Committee

Name Designations Powers and Duties
    Convener
Dr. M. Selvam Dean, Faculty of Management, Professor and Head, Department of International Business & Commerce - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. V. Manickavasagam Controller of Examination - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. P. Manisankar Director, Directorate of Distance Education - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. S. Kaliyamoorthy Professor and Director, Alagappa Institute of Management - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Dr. T. R. Gurumoorthy Dean (College Development Council) - Alagappa University, Karaikudi - 630 003 Member
Implementation Officer

Thiru. M. Pichappan
Assistant Registrar & Public Information Officer
Alagappa University,
Karaikudi - 630 003

There are Deputy Registrar, Assistant Registrars and Superintendents who carry out the day to day administrative work under the direct control and supervision of the Registrar who executes the policies of the Syndicate, Senate and other bodies under the Chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor.

Rules & Regulations
The rules and regulations are stipulated in the Act and Statutes of Alagappa University which contain the code of conduct for employees, powers, duties and responsibilities of the authorities.

Funds for the University
The funds for the University are obtained from U.G.C. and Tamil Nadu Government. The faculty members of the University apply to various national and regional funding agencies and obtain funds for carrying out projects. The Distance Education Programmes are another source of funds to the University. The funds are also generated by the creation of Endowments at the University.

Library
The University has a Central Library with around 65,000 volumes of books and 700 journals and magazines. The library is not only used by students and staff of the University but also by the staff and students of the nearby institutions.

Contact Person
Any person who wishes to obtain any information shall make a request in writing in English or Tamil with a fee of Rs.10/- only to the Deputy Registrar, Alagappa University, Karaikudi. Correspondence with any other person seeking information under this Act will not come under its scope. While seeking the information, the applicant need not specify any reason for requesting the information. Such a request will be disposed of within 30 days of the receipt of the request. In case of rejection of request of the applicant, the Registrar of Alagappa University is the appellate authority.

Exemption from Disclosure of Information
Providing information which will prejudicially affect the name and reputation of the institution and/or the disclosure of such information would cause a breach of privilege of the statutory powers of the University bodies like Syndicate or Senate or Academic Council, Planning Board etc. is exempted and would fall outside the scope of this transparency.