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Alleging that some Ombudsman are undertaking frequent official journeys unnecessarily that too to destination outside their jurisdiction, the appellant alleged providing incorrect information by PIO - CIC: matter brought to be notice of Secretary     Right to Information Act 2005    Information regarding the amount of “Bad Debts or NPA” in respect of Bharat Berg Limited in the book of the Bank and its present status was denied u/s 8(1)(d) and 8(1)(e) - section 44 of the SBI Act, 1955 also cited - CIC: denial upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    Procedure to correct the name of appellant’s husband in school records of her son - PIO: such grievances can be redressed only at zonal level - CIC: inform the exact procedure; process for correction of wrong entries to be put on their website u/s 4(1)(b)     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to nomination for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award - during hearing before CIC, the Appellant stated that the FAA had passed an order subsequently with which he is satisfied - CIC: the matter is treated as closed     Right to Information Act 2005    Alleging that a bank employee had entered into a second marriage, the appellant sought some information - the queries raised seek views & are not covered under the definition of information u/s 2(f) - CIC: provide a copy of the disciplinary rules     Right to Information Act 2005    Information whether a particular employee was promoted while facing CBI enquiry & guidelines followed by Railways regarding posting & transfer in such cases - Respondent: posting come within the prerogative of railways - CIC: no further action required     Right to Information Act 2005    Two day seminar to mark nine years of RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Tejpal : How much money has been spend on rape charge investigation?     Right to Information Act 2005    70 year old RTI activist shot dead in Bankhanda village of Hapur     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there any special schemes for the transgenders to deal with the problems faced by them?     Right to Information Act 2005    Unscientific planning of Kerala’s education system     Right to Information Act 2005    PMO to issue third party notice to Narendra Modi     Right to Information Act 2005    Overcoming Apex Court’s ruling in Girish R Deshpande through the Lokayukta Act     Right to Information Act 2005    After passage of a month, the CRPF is yet to implement the CIC order     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the RTI Act gradually becoming ineffective?     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.....

 

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.