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

Appellant: When an Enquiry Officer had accepted in his report that he was clear and had no allegations, how he was found guilty and punished? CIC: For redressal of his grievance, the Appellant is advised to approach an appropriate forum     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of complaint, enquiry report & action taken against Mr. S. Gopalakrishnan, S. Talluri, P. Siva Prasad, C. Ravindernath, V. Srinivasan & V.S. Prabhakara Gupta, for professional misconduct in the Satyam case was denied by ICAI - Denial upheld by CIC     Right to Information Act 2005    An alleged victim of sexual harassment was not provided with the documents of the enquiry based on which the matter was adjudicated - CIC: Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act, 2013 does not eclipse the right of a victim to access the same under RTI     Right to Information Act 2005    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) of the RTI Act, 2005, no further intervention of the CIC is required in the matter     Right to Information Act 2005    The CPIO had not complied with the directions of the FAA’s order - CIC directed to issue a Show Cause Notice to the CPIO, State Bank of India for explaining as to why action under Section 20(1) of the RTI Act should not be initiated against him     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Copy of order of the SBI to publish the advertisement in ‘Bureau Times-An International Magazine’ & the amount paid for advertisement cannot be construed as information that relates to commercial confidence & personal information of a third party     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    Analysis of the Supreme Court Judgment regarding disclosure of Civil Service results by UPSC     Right to Information Act 2005    Analysis of affidavits of candidates contesting in the Nagaland Assembly Elections     Right to Information Act 2005    Does the Government have any mechanism to monitor compliance of its own directive?     Right to Information Act 2005   
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    The Central /State Public Information Officer

    or Assistant Public Information Officer

    (Name of the Office along with the Address)


    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)