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CIC: Though there was a delay in delivery of information, but it cannot be concluded that there was any malafide intention on the part of the Respondents to obstruct free flow of information - CIC: Respondents cautioned to exercise due care in future     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The documents sought by the Appellant are documents of commercial bid, the agreement & bank guarantee both of which are not exempt; Technical bid may not be provided if it is not available in public domain     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: There is complete negligence and laxity in the public authority in dealing with the RTI applications - CIC: It is abundantly clear that such matters are being ignored and set aside without application of mind which reflects disrespect towards RTI Act     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant was not pressing the matter further as he was satisfied with the information provided & his grievance was redressed - CIC: The framework of the RTI Act restricts the jurisdiction of the CIC to provide a ruling on the issues pertaining to access     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: As per Section 4, all CDPOs of ICDS project all over the country to voluntarily publish the month-wise expenditure incurred for functioning & maintenance of Anganwadi centres, names of the beneficiaries, details of benefits regularly on their website     Right to Information Act 2005    Appellant aired his grievance regarding non-payment of pension - CIC: The RTI Act restricts its jurisdiction to provide a ruling on the issues pertaining to access to information - CIC: Respondent is advised to sympathetically deal with the grievance     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    There are a host of issues for law students to do research in respect of the RTI Act, 2005     Right to Information Act 2005    Proposal to amend the RTI Act to vary the salaries payable to the Information Commissioners     Right to Information Act 2005    Section 8 (1)(j) of the RTI Act to be amended by the Personal Data Protection Act, 2018     Right to Information Act 2005   
Payment of Fee

2.b Fee for the State Government Authorities?

The quantum of fee fixed by the different State Governments which should accompany the RTI application is shown below:

 

State Application fee
Arunachal Pradesh (a) Rs. 500 for tender document/ bids/ quotation/ business contracts
(b) Rs 50/- for other than (a)
Andhra Pradesh (a) In respect of public authorities at the Village Level-no fee;
(b) In respect of public authorities at Mandal Level-Rs.5/- per application
c) In respect of public authorities other than those covered above-Rs.10/- per application;
Assam, Delhi, Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Pondicherry, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Tripura, Uttatanchal, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal Rs. 10/-
Daman & Diu Rs. 25/-
Gujarat Rs. 20/-
Haryana Rs. 50/-
Sikkim Rs. 100/-

The cost of providing information (further fee) fixed by the various State Governments is as under:

State Documents
A 4/ A3 Large size CD/ Floppy Sample or model
Andhra Pradesh Rs. 2/- Actual Charges Rs. 100 for CD
Rs 200 for DVD
Actual Cost
Arunachal Pradesh Rs 5/-      
Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Rs 2/- Actual charges Rs 50/- for each for CD Actual charges
Chandigarh 10/- Do Rs 100/- for Floppy
Rs 200/- for CD or DVD
Do
Daman & Diu, Rs 2/- Do Rs 100/- for Floppy
Rs 200/- for CD
Do
Haryana Rs 10/- Do Do Do
Himachal Pradesh Rs 10/- do Do Do
Jharkhand Rs 2/- Actual Charges Rs 50/- for floppy;
Rs 100/- for CD;
Rs 200/- for DVD
Do
Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalalya, Maharashtra, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal Rs 2/- Actual charges Rs 50/- Actual charges
Kerala Rs 2/- Do Rs 50/- for each floppy; Rs 100 for each CD Do
Mizoram Rs 2/- (Rs.5/- for computer print out) Do Rs 50 per CD/floppy Do
Pondicherry  Rs 2/- Do - Do
Sikkim Rs 10/- Do Actual cost Charges as fixed

How to file a RTI application

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