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


Appellant sought information pertaining to his pay alleging certain discrepancies - CIC directed to provide an opportunity to the Appellant to inspect relevant documents along with all the note sheets to the averred Pay Recovery order     Right to Information Act 2005    MIAL is not a ‘public authority’ and is not under obligation to reply to RTI applications     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about theft, FIR, investigation and related information was sought by a senior citizen - CIC: Provide copies of the FIR, investigation report, charge-sheet and connected documents that are permissible under the RTI Act and submit compliance     Right to Information Act 2005    PIO: Available photocopier machine is not capable to get the photocopy done of the larger pages measuring as 73*49 cm each page; Fee demanded as per the market rate - CIC: Provide relief in a cost effective manner; Soft copies to save paper also     Right to Information Act 2005    Bio-metric attendance record of appellant was not provided - CIC issued show cause notice to the PIO - CIC: In cases where an appellant specially asks for such a hearing before the FAA, such an opportunity should be granted; FAA cautioned     Right to Information Act 2005    Copy of the document submitted by the committee constituted by Dean, on furtherance of PhD programme of the appellant was sought form Vellore Institute of Technology - CIC: VIT is a private university and is not a public authority under RTI Act     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    HC: No penalty if experienced lawyer says records destroyed by termites     Right to Information Act 2005    Amidst lockdown, The Right to Information Act (RTI Act) quietly turns sweet sixteen     Right to Information Act 2005    COVID 19 casualty – Most State Information Commissions in quarantine     Right to Information Act 2005   
FAQ

How much fee is to be paid in respect of the public authorities belonging to the Central government?

The Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005 are applicable for the Public authorities belonging to the Central Government, whereby the following fee has been prescribed:-

 A request for obtaining information u/s 6(1) is to be accompanied by an application fee of Rs. 10/-.

 Fee chargeable for providing information u/s 7(1) is as under:

     (a) Rs. 2/- for each page created or copied (in A4 or A3 size paper).

     (b) Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper.

     (c) Actual cost or price for samples or models.

     (d) Rs. 5/- per hour for inspection of records. No fee for the first hour.

 For providing information u/s 7(5) in printed or electronic format, the following fee has been prescribed:

     (a) Rs. 50/- per diskette or floppy.

     (b) Price fixed for the printed publication or Rs. 2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.