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As per CBSE notification No. CBSE/AFF/CIRCULAR/2010; Circular No. 03/10, Dtd 18/10/2010,
as per CIC directive(CIC /SG/A/2010/001205-DS) the affiliated schools must declare the norms of affiliation at their website. The norms for affiliation are as follows:
Hence, visit the website of the school to find details.
If they have not yet displayed the norms, file RTI to CBSE to know whether the school mentions the norms for service conditions in its website, as notified in affiliation notification........
Go through Guide section to know abc of RTI Rules & Fees.
Centre & States have different Rules.
In this august forum, feel free to clarify your doubt on RTI matters.
You may encounter the following abbreviations during your search/observations, described in simple form without technical details.
PA : Public Authority > The Organization/Department which possesses the information.
PIO : Public Information Officer > to whom you may apply for information. Under section 6(1), apply with prescribed fees (Rules & Fees) & wait for 30(48 hrs for life & liberty) days + postal delay.
FAA : First Appellate Authority > If you did not get any reply or the reply is not satisfactory, you may Appeal to FAA u/s 19(1). Wait for 30 (45 for other reasons) + postal delay.
IC : Information Commission; CIC for central Govt/PSUs, SIC for State Govt/PSUs.> last step in the process, where you need to appeal u/s 19(3), within 90 days of decision of FAA.
U/s 18(1), you may Complain directly to CIC/SIC, where you did not get any reply from PIO/ got misleading/False/Incomplete Information. Also you may complain where PA doesnít have any PIO or never displays/updates RTI information on itís website.
The Act is in simple form. Just have a look to epitomize the sections.
You may download various Orders of Information Commissions, High Courts & Supreme Court.
R K Mishra