Right To Information (RTI) Act
Updated on: 11/06/2014
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 Nodal Officer for receiving RTI applications in Ministry of Finance(111 KB) (Dated 05th May, 2014)
Updated List of Central Public Information Officer(CPIOs) and First Appellate Authority as on 17-02-2014(2 MB) (Dated 17th February, 2014)
Decentralization of RTI related work in Personnel Division of Department of Expenditure(11 KB) (Dated 21st January, 2011)