Right to Information Act – 2005

Right to Information Act 2005 - Publication of Information

The Government of India, in order to ensure greater and more effective access to the information to the citizens has enacted ‘Right to Information Act, 2005’ [hereinafter called RTI Act]. The subject Act got the assent of the President of India on 15-06-2005, and the Act shall come into force from 12-10-2005.

The main object of the Act is to provide right to information and to secure access to information under the control of the Public Authorities to the citizens in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of Public Authority.

The right to information includes an access to the information which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to inspect the work, document, records, taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents / records and certified samples of the materials and obtaining information which is also stored in electronic form.

The Act provides under Sections 8 and 9, certain categories of information that are exempt from disclosure to the citizens. The public may also refer to the relative sections of the Act before submitting a request for information.

Any citizen can request for information by making an application in writing or through electronic means in English / Hindi / official language of the areas, in which the application is being made together with the prescribed fees, to the concerned Public Information Officer.

S.No.

SUBJECT

1.

Submission of Applications

2.

RTI ACT,2005

3.

RTI Rules 2005

4.

RTI Rules 2009

5.

RTI Rules Amendment-I

6.

RTI Rules Amendment-II

7.

RTI Reports

Keeping in view provisions of the RTI Act, we hereby provide the information as per terms of Sec. 4[1] of the RTI Act.

RTI Manuals

S.No.

Manuals

Available At

1.

The particulars off its organization, functions and duties.

Home Page

2.

The Powers and duties of its officers and employees

MANUAL-II

3.

The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability.

MANUAL-III

4.

The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

MANUAL-IV

5.

The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its function.

MANUAL-V

6.

A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control

MANUAL-VI

7.

The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof.

MANUAL-VII

8.

A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.

MANUAL-VIII

9.

A directory of its officers and employees.

MANUAL-IX

10.

The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations.

MANUAL-X

11.

The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plan, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made. 

MANUAL-XI

12.

The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.

MANUAL-XII

13.

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it.

MANUAL-XIII

14.

Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.

MANUAL-XIV

15.

The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use.

MANUAL-XV

16.

The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.

MANUAL-XVI