Any citizen of India who desired to obtain any information under the Right to Information Act - 2005 may make a request to the Public Information Officer/Assistant Public Information Officer, preferbly in the Application Format, in writing or through electronic means.
There is no form of application for seeking information. The application can be made on plain paper. The application should, however, have the name and complete postal address of the applicant.
The application for obtaining information under sub-section(1) of section 6 of RTI Act, 2005, must be accompanied by prescribed application fee. At present the application fee, which is subject to change from time to time, is as under -
Application fee :- Rs. 10/-(Rupees ten only)
Mode of Payment :- By cash against proper receipt or by demand draft/banker's cheque/Indian postal order.
|1.||For each page(A4 or A3 paper) created or copied||Rs. 2/- per page|
|2.||For a copy in larger size paper||Actual Charge or Cost price|
|3.||For samples or models||Actual Cost of price|
|4.||For inspection of records/td>||No fee for the first hour, Rs. 5/hr thereafter.|
Further, for providing the information under sub-section(5) of Section 7,the fee shall be charged at the following rates.
|1.||For information provided in diskette or floopy||Rs. 50/-(Rupees fifty only) per diskette or floopy|
|2.||For information provided in printer form||All the price fixed for such publication or Rs. 2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.|