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


Appellant requested for all documents submitted by Ms Roshni Purwar for taking a bank loan - Respondent assured to look into the matter to see if the appellant was a guarantor / witness in any of those & to provide the same - CIC: Provide the information     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: CVC clearances sought at the time of making appointments in a Government Department by ACC could not be said to be in a fiduciary capacity - CIC: Disclosure would serve public purpose by ensuring that the antecedents of the officer are verified     Right to Information Act 2005    Information about deduction made from PF amount - PIO: The recoveries were remitted to CPF trust - CIC: We would strongly advise to examine the issue of what was done with the amount that was deducted; if necessary, make an appropriate refund to Appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant requested for a copy of the video recording taken during the NBE examination alleging that through impersonation, a doctor appeared in the Test and is now trying to obtain permanent registration from MCI - CIC: Intimate the outcome of enquiry     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: There is merit in the contention put forth by the appellant that her husband was adjudicating the matters as PIO; The conflict of interest is evident here - CIC: Respondents to designate some other PIO pertaining to RTI applications of the appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant wanted to know about action taken on his TEP & other information - Respondent: Much of the information is accessible at www.incometaxindia.in - CIC hoped that the appellant will refrain from filing frivolous RTI applications in future     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    CIC asks the Central Board of Direct Taxes to ensure compliance with its orders     Right to Information Act 2005    Records must reflect a true and correct state of affairs at the Central Information Commission     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   
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.