Right To Information (RTI) Act

Last updated on: 07 August 2014 14:45:31

The Right to Information Act will come into force w.e.f. 12th October, 2005.

Salient Features of the Right to Information Act, 2005

  • The Act extends to the whole of India except Jammu & Kashmir.
  • It provides a very definite day for its commencement i.e. 120 days from enactment.
  • It shall apply to Public Authorities.
  • All citizens shall have the right to information, subject to provisions of the Act.
  • The Public Information Officers/Assistant Public Information Officers will be responsible to deal with the requests for information and also to assist persons seeking information.
  • Fee will be payable by the applicant depending on the nature of information sought.
  • Certain categories of information have been exempted from disclosure under Section 8 and 9 of the Act.
  • Intelligence and security agencies specified in Schedule II to the Act have been exempted from the ambit of the Act, subject to certain conditions.

Nomination of CPIO in respect of Plan Finance - I Division(114 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 06th August, 2014)

Nomination of CPIO in respect of Pay Research Unit (PRU)(120 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 06th August, 2014)

Suo moto (Proactive) Disclosure under Section 4(1)(b) of Right to Information Act 2005 - Lifting of Temporary ban on cadre review/ cadre restructuring(259 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 05th August, 2014)

Suo moto disclosure under Section (4) of Right to Information Act 2005 - Nomination of Nodal Officer(115 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 13th June, 2014)

Regarding reply of this Department dated 13.05.2014 in regard to the application of Ms. Divya V.V. received under RTI Act, 2005(2 MB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 11th June, 2014)

Nomination of Nodal Officer for receiving RTI applications in Ministry of Finance(111 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 05th May, 2014)

Updated List of Central Public Information Officer(CPIOs) and First Appellate Authority as on 17-02-2014(2 MB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 17th February, 2014)

More about RTI ACT (External Website that opens in a new window)

Compendium on Right to Information Act, 2005

Nomination of Transparency Officer(502 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Quarterly summary for all CPIOs in Department of Expenditure for the quarter ending June, September, December2010 & March2011.(704 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Consolidated Annual Report for the year 2009-2010 ( upto March 2010) in respect of Department of Expenditure(96 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 23rd February, 2011)

Decentralization of RTI related work in Personnel Division of Department of Expenditure(11 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window(Dated 21st January, 2011)

Opening of Counters for receiving application as per RTI Act, 2005 (5 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect of Staff Inspection Unit (74 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect of Cost Accounts Branch(External Website that opens in a new window)

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect of PF-I

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect of PF-II (11 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect Finance Commission Division (482 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect CPAO (External Website that opens in a new window)

Information under Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect NIFM (External Website that opens in a new window)