Supporting document should be in PDF format and upto 1MB. 2. No RTI fee is required to be paid by any citizen who is below poverty line as per RTI Rules, SAMPLE RTI APPLICATION FORM. To,. The Public information Officer. PIN: Sir,. Subject: Request for Information under Right to Information Act I Sri / Smt. Application form for obtaining Information. I.D. No. (For office use). To. The Public Information Officer,. (Department/Office). - ci m. Name of the applicant.
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Form – 1. [See rule 4(1)]. Application form under Right to Information Act, I.D. N O.______ (For official use). D ate. It is an initiative taken by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to provide a– RTI. Note: Strike out whichever not applicable. Select either CPIO (Central Public Information Officer) or SPIO (State Public Information Officer) in your application.
Right to Information is basically a right provided to a citizen for seeking information from the government.
Information can be sought in any form like demanding copies of the government documents; asking any questions about any work of the government; asking for samples of materials used or referred for some public work etc.
Well, in a democracy people have the power to choose its government.
At the same time, it is the responsibility of the people to keep tab on the functioning of the elected government. But, as we know, government is a very powerful institution.
Government could very well hide its wrong-doings as it was not liable to provide people with all the information. Arrival of RTI, however, changed it all. RTI Act empowers people to seek information from the government authorities.
Who can file RTI application? Any Indian citizen can file RTI application to seek information. From whom the information can be sought using RTI application? RTI covers the whole of India, except Jammu and Kashmir, and all bodies which are owned, controlled or financed by the government. It includes each and every body which is constituted under the Constitution of India , under any other law or even by any notification of the central or state government.
With respect to private bodies, all private bodies which are owned, controlled or substantially financed by the government are directly covered. Whereas others, where the government can access information from private body, are indirectly covered.
Who all are exempted from RTI? Right to seek information from public authority or from government is not an absolute right given to the citizens of India.
These exemptions are given in details under Section 8, Section 9 and the Second Schedule of Right to information Act, Applicants can not seek information mentioned under these sections and from the organizations which are included in the Second Schedule. However, any information pertaining to the allegations of corruption and human right violation are not excluded.
How to file RTI application? This service is GST free. Alternatively, you can download the application form and submit your application via post, fax or email or in person to the relevant agency. Before downloading the form you should obtain the details of the organisation you're applying to from our RTI contacts page.
Copyright Disclaimer Privacy Access keys Other languages. Access keys Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer. Home Application form Departmental contacts Request an internal review. It is worth contacting the department concerned beforehand to find out if you can access the information you want through one of the following options: Online — a search of Queensland Government websites via www. Evidence of Identity To protect your privacy and that of others, if you are seeking personal information, you must provide evidence of your identity within 10 business days after making this application.
Procedure of filing RTI application offline If you do not have access to a computer or Internet, you can also file your RTI application on a paper form and send it via postal mail.
Step 1: Write your application. The application can be handwritten or typed in English, Hindi or in the official language of your area. You should also write the name and full address of the office from which you are seeking information. Step 3: Write your questions or request for information in detail.
For example, give details of the year, period etc. Step 4: Provide your full details like name, address, contact details, email address if any and sign the application along with date. Step 5: Pay Rs. It can be paid in any form i. Applicants below the poverty line need not make the payment but have to attach a copy of the BPL certificate along with the application. Step 6: Keep a photocopy of your application before sending it to the authority.
Step 7: Send your application by post or submit it personally to the department concerned. Get an acknowledgement for future reference.
You can make a formal complaint to the respective Information Commission under section A penalty of Rs 25, can be imposed on the concerned officer who refused to take your application. How much time it takes to receive information sought under RTI Act? You must receive information within 30 days if the application is filed with the PIO.
Information has to be made available within 35 days if application is filed with the Assistant PIO. Information has to be made available in 48 hours in case the information sought affects the life and liberty of an individual. What if you cannot locate the PIO? Head of Department will have to forward your application to the concerned PIO.