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


Information related to the examination conducted by Railway Recruitment Board, copies of appellant’s question paper, key answer sheet, copy of OMR answer sheet and cutoff marks etc were sought - CIC: Provide information on website; Show cause to PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to change of caste certificate by Shri Harish Meena, ex IPS was denied claiming that it was third party personal information - CIC: Denial u/s 8(1)(j) upheld, file an affidavit that rest of the information is not available with them     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant: SEBI had not conducted any enquiry on his complaint; In case an enquiry was done, he should be provided details thereof - SEBI: Appellant had already moved before the Gujarat Consumer Forum, who ordered compensation of Rs. 2500/- to appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Details of deductions made in appellant’s Provident fund and current balance was not provided - CIC advised the Railways to set up an information System, where an employee can access PF details for his entire career by entering a unique employee ID     Right to Information Act 2005    Information pertaining to a housing loan & why difference interest rates was charged from the appellant on the supplementary loan - CIC directed the PIO to provide the date & circular no., guidelines/ circular on the basis of which calculation was made     Right to Information Act 2005    Working hours of Junior Resident of LNJP - Continuous active duty for resident doctors will not normally exceed 12 hours/day; subject to exigencies of work, resident doctors will be allowed one weekly holiday by rotation; ordinarily work for 48 hours/week     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    Does Section 24 apply only to the intelligence & security related activities of the exempt organisations?     Right to Information Act 2005    DoPT invites suggestions regarding the manner of disclosure of RTI Applications and appeals     Right to Information Act 2005    The broad trends of RTI across the across the prominent public authorities of the India     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.