What Questions Can Be Asked In RTI?

Is ID proof required for RTI application?

Is identity proof required at the RTI application stage.

Nothing in the RTI Act passed by Parliament or the RTI Rules notified by the Central Government or most of the State Governments require an applicant to submit proof of identity or address along with the RTI application..

How do I answer RTI questions?

What should an Ideal RTI Reply contain?What is the result of the Consultation Process?In case of Denial, specify detailed reasons.In case of transfer, mention the details of the public authority.Details of the First Appellate Authority to be clearly mentioned.Certified Copies to be attested.A Step in the Right Direction.

How much old information can be sought under RTI?

– FAQ | RTI Foundation of India. Can an applicant seek information older than 20 years? A public authority is obliged to provide information which is more than 20 years old subject only to the provisions of clauses (a), (c) and (i) of Section 8(1) of the RTI Act.

Can RTI be submitted by hand?

Application along with requisite fee as prescribed under the RTI Act, 2005, can be made either by Post or by Hand . Centrally to the Nodal CPIO in case of Department of Science & Technology and directly to the concerned CPIO in case of Subordinate Offices/AI/Professional Bodies under the Department.

What if RTI is not answered?

In such a case, you are required to file your appeal in physical mode to the concerned public authority. 2) Another case can be if your RTI application has not been replied to by CPIO and 30 days period has not lapsed. In such a case, you may file first appeal only after completion of stipulated time period of 30 days.

How can I write RTI in English?

The Central/Public Information Officer RTI Office (Full address of public authority/Office) Date: Sub: Request to furnish information under section 6(1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 on the following questions/points. Sir, You are requested to furnish following information/documents.

Who is covered under RTI Act?

It covers all the constitutional authorities, including executive, legislature and judiciary; any institution or body established or constituted by an act of Parliament or a state legislature.

What is the fee for filing RTI application?

Rs. 10Thus, to file an application to a central government department, attach application fee of Rs. 10/- in the form of Indian Postal Order.

What are the rules of RTI?

If information sought concerns the life or liberty of a person, it shall be supplied within 48 hours. In case the application is sent through the Assistant Public lnformation Officer or it is sent to a wrong public authority, five days shall be added to the period of thirty days or 48 hours, as the case may be.

What type of questions Cannot be asked in RTI?

“Under the RTI Act, 2005, your queries submitted to the public information officer cannot be in question form… Under Section 2(f), which defines ‘information’ , questions have not been defined as information.

Can reasons be asked in RTI?

Can Reason be asked under RTI Act? To understand whether we can ask any question or reason under RTI Act, first we should understand the definition of “information” under RTI Act. If the asked question or reason qualifies to be information under RTI Act, then definitely we can ask such question or reason.

What should I write in RTI application?

Write the name of the office from which you seek information, and the complete, correct address. Clearly mention ‘Seeking information under the RTI Act, 2005’ in your subject line. Step 4: State your request in the form of specific, detailed questions, and mention the period/year your request falls into.

Which information can be denied under RTI?

Grounds of Rejection of RTI There are only three possible grounds on which information can be denied: The organisation is not a Public authority – eg. a Cooperative Society, or a Private corporate or Institution, not substantially financed or controlled by the Government.

How many times RTI can be filed?

You can file any number of RTI application. But you won’t get any information. So for every application you can send one more application. RTI applicant cannot be penalised for asking information.

What information can be asked under RTI?

Through RTI, we can get copies of government documents such as records, advices/opinions, reports, papers, file notings. Even email communications and data held in electronic form has to be made available to citizens upon an RTI application.