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


Respondent: Arbitration is still ongoing and clause 11 of the Terms of Appointment of the Arbitration Tribunal, provides exemption from disclosure of confidential business information; No express Court order - CIC: Denial under section 8(1)(b) upheld     Right to Information Act 2005    RTI Cell of Air Force does not have any email ID - CIC: Provide the certified copies of all “Special Flight Returns” with respect to the foreign visits undertaken by the PMs Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi after severing the names of security personnel     Right to Information Act 2005    Information relating to processing of medical bills and copy of bills passed - CIC directed to provide the appellant copy of notesheet/order-sheet vide which the medical bills of the appellant has been processed along with copies of his bills passed     Right to Information Act 2005    List of companies who has taken the assets of the Sambhar Salt Limited - CIC: There is a delay of two years in providing complete information; This amounts to grave violation of the provisions of the RTI Act - CIC imposed a penalty of Rs. 500/- on the PIO     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on his complaint along with copy of inquiry report was denied under section 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act - CIC: Copy of inquiry report cannot be provided; Provide the broad outcome of the inquiry to the RTI appellant     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: Since the Cabinet Note was under implementation and the matter was closely connected with economic interest of the country, denial was justified - For not giving a revised reply despite CIC directions, the respondent cautioned     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    A 2 million question! How can you seek answers for your problems using RTI Act?     Right to Information Act 2005    Ordinance amends the Banking Regulation Act as applicable to Co-operative Banks     Right to Information Act 2005    States and Union Territories are running out of beds for the patients of Covid -19 infection     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. For more details, please click.....

Step 2. - Submitting the evidence of payment of application fee along with the application. For more details, please click.....

Step 3. - Sending the application to the concerned Public Information Officer /Assistant Public Information Officer. For more details, please click.....

 

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.