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


Copy of complaint & enquiry report regarding cancellation of Business Correspondence Code without prior notice was denied u/s 8(1)(h) stating that the matter was pending in Court - CIC: disclosure can affect the finalization of the case, appeal rejected     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on the appellant’s application with respect to amount paid for insurance policy under National animal insurance policy was sought - PIO: amount was collected by unlicensed person - CIC: appellant should approach the IRDA for his grievance     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of hospitality service provider, process to award contract, copy of contract were denied u/s 8(1)(d) & (g) - Appellant: The act of entering into agreement with any other entity by IRCTC would be public activity; provide the information     Right to Information Act 2005    List of cases filed by the Company & filed against the company during the last five years was denied stating that it is voluminous and difficult to collate - CIC: information could not be given u/s 7(9) as it would disproportionately divert the resources     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: Information about names & designations of the PIO/Nodal PIO at MoEF were delayed & are not updated on the website - PIO: There are 100 PIOs for different divisions - CIC: show cause notice to PIO and FAA for imposing penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: provide evaluated answer books; It is a duty of the public authority u/s 4(1)(b) of RTI Act to inform all candidates about decision of selection board along with reasons, so that the citizens need not file RTI applications for the routine information     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 RTI Rules notified by the J & K High Court     Right to Information Act 2005    Penalty Proceedings against Sonia Gandhi - Distribute the cases to other ICs     Right to Information Act 2005    Section 4 of RTI Act: How to strengthen the weakest link?     Right to Information Act 2005   
How to file a RTI application

The RTI Act prescribes a very simple procedure for obtaining information. It requires :

Step 1. - Writing an application specifying the particulars of the information sought. More.....

Step 2. - Submitting the evidence of payment of application fee along with the application. More.....

Step 3. - Sending the application to the concerned Public Information Officer /Assistant Public Information Officer. More.....

 

Now, facility for online filing of RTI application is available for certain ministries - Link http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/rti-web-portal-launched-citizens-can-file-rti-appl-3393#.VUBWtdKqqko

For a list of public authorities for which RTI application can be filed, please refer to the list attached with the article “Online filing of RTI applications taking a real shape” Read more at: http://www.rtifoundationofindia.com/online-filing-rti-applications-taking-real-shape#.VUBWlNKqqko

The essential requirements of an application filed under the RTI Act are:

(a) The applicant should be a citizen of India.
(b) The application should contain the particulars of information sought.
(c) The evidence of payment of application fee should be enclosed.
(d) The address of the applicant should be available for sending a reply.

Personal details except those necessary for contacting an applicant are neither required to be mentioned nor can be called for by the PIO.