RTI Application Form

1. Any Indian Citizen can obtain information about any public authority, including documents and records by applying to the Public Information Officer(PIO) of that Authority.

2. An applicant has to pay an application fee of Rs. 10/- with the application.

3. The information will be made available on payment of cost as follow.

Description of Information Price/Fees in Rupees
Fee along with Application Rs. 10 per application
Where the information is available in the form of priced publication On printed price.
For other than priced publication Rs.2 per page of A-4 size or smaller and actual cost subject to minimum of Rs. 2/- per page in case of larger size.
Where information is available in electronic Floppy and CD etc. Rupees 50/- per Floppy and Rs.100/-pert CD.
Fee for inspection of record/document Rs.20/- per 30 minutes or fraction thereof.
Fee for inspection of Answer Book Rs. 300/- per Answer Book

1. Payment is to be made by Bank Draft/Indian Postal Order.

2. BPL{Below Poverty Line} persons need not pay the application fee or any addition fee.

3. In case request for the information is refused or the request is not properly responded, an appeal can be filled with the Appellate Authority within 30 days. A second appeal lies with the State Information Commission with in 90 days. There are no fees for appeals.

4. Information can be refused only on the following grounds:

5. Information, disclosure of which would prejudicially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the Security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the States relation with forging State of lead to incitement of an offence.

6. Information which has been expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court;

7. Information, the disclosure of which would cause a branch of privilege of Parliament or the State legislature:

8. Information including commercial confidence, trade secrets or intellectual property, the disclosure of which would harm the competitive position of a third party, unless the competent authority is satisfied that larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information:

9. Information available to a person in his fiduciary relationship, unless the competent authority is satisfied that the large public interest warrants the disclosure of such information

10. Information received in confidence from foreign Government.