Whom to approach to get desired information from Pallavaram Municipality at Chennai
I have sent a letter on 12.7.2010 to the Designated Chief Information officer asper RTI act - The commissioner Pallavaram Municipality - duly affixing court fees stampt of Rs10/- on the letter towards fees seeking certain information. It was received by him on 22.7.2010. I have not received any reply. I have sent a letter to the appeallate authority Sri V.Pitchai Additional Director of Muncipal Administration Ezhilagam Complex Chepauk Chennai requesting him to direct the CIO to furnish the information again duly affixing the requisite fees on the face of the letter by way of court fees stams for Rs10/-. The information is required urgently. How to proceed? In case the reply is not furnished whom to refer inorder toget the information sought for at the earliest.
Re: Whom to approach to get desired information from Pallavaram Municipality at Chennai
Please refer : TAMILNADU RIGHT TO INFORMATION RULES - RTI Guide . U dont need to pay any fee for filing first appeal with authorities under Tamilnadu State Govt.
RTI procedure is :Time limits specified in the RTI Act - RTI Guide
1. RTI Application with Fee to PIO
2. If no reply/ not satisfied with reply in 30 (or 35 days in case of submission to APIO or under Section 6(3)),
First Appeal to the First Appellate Authority (normally a officer higher than the PIO)
3. If no reply/ not satisfied with reply in 45 days to the First Appeal, then Second Appeal to the CIC/SIC (time period is 90 days)
Wait for 50 days from the date of your First Appeal and in case of no reply or not satisfied with the reply, file Second Appeal with SIC.