2. What is the quantum of fee required to be paid?
There are multiple authorities under the RTI Act which has been granted the powers to fix the quantum of fee payable, and therefore, the fee may vary between different Public Authorities. This causes confusion and a corrective action is needed. The CIC has recommend to the Central Government through the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Govt. of India, New Delhi and the Chief Secretary, Government of some states that the issue of bringing uniformity in levy of fees and costs may be considered so that these are uniform throughout the country.