TIPS FOR PIO UNDER RTI ACT 2005 Study RTI Act 2005 and rules applicable to your organization. Please ensure that sections which enjoin certain duties on you are complied with properly by your organization e.g. proactive disclosures u/s 4.1.b etcKeep yourself updated with decisions of CIC/SIC by visiting their official websites at least once a week. Download important and relevant judgments.Request your office-head to permit you to attend good training programmes/seminars on
Updated 07-13-2008 at 12:26 PM by Dr. Pathak (formatting)
If your ordinary application is long pending with any government dept or office or you are not getting satisfactory replies or action, or bribe is being demanded, you can lodge application under THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT and ask for following information/papers.
Please file more than one RTI if it exceeds word limit of your State.
For Central Govt it is 500 words, excluding addresses.
For Karnataka and Maharashtra there is limit of 150 words for queries
Updated 08-12-2012 at 05:18 PM by jps50 (Updation on 12-08-12)
IMPORTANT JUDGEMENT ON RIGHT TO INFORMATION
Writ Petition (civil) 490 of 2002
Writ Petition (civil) 509 of 2002
Writ Petition (civil) 515 of 2002
People's Union of Civil Liberties (P.U.C.L.) & Anr.
Union of India & Anr.
DATE OF JUDGMENT 13/03/2003
Updated 06-26-2008 at 12:10 AM by Dr. Pathak
HOW TO DEAL WITH DELAY IN ISSUE/RENEWAL OF PASSPORT WITH RTI ACT 2005
Large numbers of visitors to this site are facing delay in issue or renewal of passports. They can file attached RTI application to expedite the process, in case of unreasonable delay.
The copy of which can also be downloaded at central repository at http://goo.gl/7YnWA
Updated 05-24-2011 at 08:53 AM by Dr. Pathak
Section 8 of RTI ACT 2005 Members may use enclosed decisions of CIC and judgement of High Court while dealing with refusal under section 8 of RTI Act which is routinely used by PIO/FAA. I suggest that applicants apprehensive of refusal under this section, should enclose these decisions/judgement with the RTI Application itself.
Updated 01-26-2010 at 12:45 AM by jps50
Large number of appellants to CIC/SIC are not happy with the approach of ICs. I had drafted a letter from common man of India addressed to IC. This was placed in the meeting of ICs at the instance of Shri Wajahat Habibullah, Chief Information Commissioner, CIC, New Delhi in Nov.2007. I think our members could use it in their dealing with anti-RTI ICs. It may perhaps work.
GUIDELINES FOR GETTING INCOME TAX REFUND ORDERS You should get refund order maximum within 12 months from end of financial year in which I.T. return is filedIf you do not get refund as above submit by regd. ad post letter as per annexure A. with its enclosures.If no refund or reply is received within 30 days, file RTI application as per annexure B. Enclose IPO for Rs.10/- in the name of Accounts Officer, Income Tax Dept, Govt of India and made payable at the
Updated 04-29-2009 at 07:18 PM by jps50
There are large number of queries and problems regarding delay in settlement of Provident Fund dues by EPFO.
I am attaching format for filing RTI application for expediting settlement of dues.
For address of CPIO and payee of postal order, pl visit www.epfindia.nic.in. If you cannot get these details, pl send applicatation to CPIO of nearest PF office with postal order of Rs.10 favouring
"ACCOUNTS OFFICER, EPFO".
He is bound to redirect
Updated 03-26-2009 at 11:59 PM by jps50 (formatting)
THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 APPLICATION FOR OBTAINING INFORMATION
Please use format and guidelines as per attachment.I have revised format as per amendment to RTI Rules effective from 31-07-2012
Updated 08-12-2012 at 04:21 PM by jps50 (Updating)
Guidelines for filing FIRST APPEAL for Central Govt. Information 1. First appeal has to be filed within 30 days from date of receipt of decision of CPIO by the applicant with First Appellate Authority [FAA]. If no reply is received within 30 days [35 days if application is lodged with ACPIO] from the date of receipt by CPIO [ACPIO], then first appeal has to be filed within 30 days from the date when reply was due from CPIO. 2. Find out name, designation
Updated 03-20-2009 at 01:02 PM by jps50