A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
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A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters


Due to the unpreparedness exhibited at hearing, the CIC was compelled to postpone the hearing - CIC: Chief Commissioner of Customs, Delhi Zone is instructed to revisit the provisions of the RTI Act in his jurisdiction & issue directives to the concerned     Right to Information Act 2005    The proceedings under the RTI Act cannot be converted into proceedings for adjudication of disputes as to the correctness of the information furnished - CIC: This matter pertains to redressal of grievance that needs to be resolved at an appropriate forum     Right to Information Act 2005    Information pertaining to the selection of applicants for empanelment to take up mineral investigation works allotted by NMET - CIC: The reply by the PIO was an error of judgment with no malafide intention; PIO counselled to be careful in future     Right to Information Act 2005    Detail of municipal laws enacted on the basis of international treaties & conventions ratified by GoI were sought - PIO: Such details are not held exclusively by any public authority and the statutory enactments are in public domain - CIC: Order upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The RTI application was transferred after 16 days delay excluding the five days mandate as specified under the Act - CIC: The information was provided by PIO after 67 days from the date of receiving the RTI application; Penalty of Rs. 16,750 imposed     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Even if PIO’s claim of APS, Ramgarh not being a public authority is conceded with, fact remains that the RTI Application is being responded by a public authority and not by APS, Ramgarh; Explaination for non-appearance during the hearing called     Right to Information Act 2005    Vijai Sharma and K V Chowdary appointed as CIC and CVC respectively     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the Mysore Police Commissioner’s office coming up without plan approval?     Right to Information Act 2005    No action taken against the illegal massage parlours or spas in Goa     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there norms about the fee a school should charge and the facilities it offers?     Right to Information Act 2005    There is only 1 primary health centre per 28 villages of UP     Right to Information Act 2005    Services of all OSDs / Consultants terminated by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai     Right to Information Act 2005    Internet Banking OTP should be part of Mandatory SMS and should not be chargeable     Right to Information Act 2005    A critique of the Supreme Court judgment regarding the fee to be charged under the RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Analysis of the Supreme Court Judgment regarding disclosure of Civil Service results by UPSC     Right to Information Act 2005   
FAQ
  • Can you suggest any format for seeking information?

    To,

    The Central /State Public Information Officer

    or Assistant Public Information Officer

    (Name of the Office along with the Address)

    Sir/Madam,

    Sub:-Application seeking Information under RTI Act, 2005.

    It is requested to provide the following information under the RTI Act, 2005.

     (1) Details of information required

           (a) Subject matter and details of information required in the form of specific  questions which should be specific.

                  Q. No. 1 - ……

                  Q. No. 2 - …….

                  Q. No. 3 - ……..

          (b) Period for which information is sought.

    (2) If inspection is being sought, a categorical mention should be made.

    (3) If life and liberty is claimed, it should be specified.

    (4) Any other relevant point

    In case the information is held by or related to another public authority, the application or such part of it as may be appropriate may be transferred to that other public authority under intimation to the undersigned as per Section 6(3) of RTI Act. (It acts as a reminder for the PIO who is required to do it under the Act).

    Evidence of payment of Application fee of Rs. 10/- and mode of payment.

    (i) A fee of Rs. 10/- has been deposited in cash in the Accounts Office of the Public authority vide Receipt No.________ dated__________; or

    (ii) A Postal Order/Bank Draft No. __________ dated _______ is enclosed; or

    (iii) Exemption from payment of fees is claimed and evidence of the BPL status (example- Photocopy of BPL Ration Card) is attached.

     

    Signature / Thumb Impression of the applicant

    Full name and Postal Address of the Applicant

    Contact Phone No. and e-mail (If any)

    .