Right to Information


Whereas section 5(1) of the Right of Information Act 2005 requires every Public Authority to designate as many officers as central Public Information officers(CPIO) as may be necessary to provide information to person requesting for information under the act.

And whereas section 19(1) of the act provides that any person who does not receive a decision within the prescribed time or is aggrieved by a decision of CPIO, may prefer an appeal to such officer who is senior in rank of CPIO and is referred to as First Appellate Authority.

Therefore, the officers indicated in column of the following table are designated as CPIO, CAPIO and First Appellate Authority


Sl. No.

Name of Central Public Information

Officer (CPIO)/CAPIO


Tele No



Name of the First Appealate

authority with Designation &

Telephone No.


Dr. Goutami Bhattacharya


Archaeologist (I/C)



Excavation Branch

Nandini B. Sahu, Regional Director (East)


Superintending Archaeologist                                                                                                          Regional Director (East)
(RTI) Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)                                                                              Archaeological Survey of India
Archaeological Survey of India,                                                                                                       Currency Building, 1, B.B.D, Bag
O/0 Superintending Archaeologist                                                                                                   Kolkata (West Bang)-700001
Archaeological Survey of India,                                                                                                       E-Mail: rdeast.asi[at]gmail[dot]com
704-Lok Nayak Bhawan,                                                                                                                  Phone No. 033-22622254
Dak Banglow Square,
Frazer Road, Patna-800001(Bihar).

E-Mail: excpat.asi[at]gmail[dot]com

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