Please could you help me by suggesting as to how I can deposit the application fees at the PM office from Kolkata as intend to send the application by post. I understand the same can be sent by Bank draft/ Postal Order etc. but in whose name??? Is it the CPIO , PMO??
Further, as per Item 24 of the circular of DoPT issued on 25th April 2008, even if a Public Authority does not have anyone by the designation of "Accounts Officer", it is supposed to designate some officer as "Accounts Officer" for the purposes of accepting fees under RTI.
Acceptance of Fee
24. According to the Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost)
Rules, 2005 as amended by the Right to Information (Regulation of Fee
and Cost) Rules, 2006, an applicant can make payment of fee in cash or
by demand draft or banker's cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to
the Accounts Officer of the public authority. The public authority should
ensure that payment by any of the above modes is not denied or the
applicant is not compelled to draV•IPO etc. in the name of any officer
other than the Accounts Officer. If any public authority does not have
any Accounts Officer, an officer may be designated as such for the
purpose of receiving fee under the RTI Act or rules made thereunder