The Detailed Procedure will explain to you How To file an RTI application. :-
Have you wondered how much time it takes to file RTI ( Right to information)?
No, you are wrong it’s not 10-20-30 minutes but it’s hardly 5 minutes.
The filling of RTI is a question in the mind of every individual. But the filling of RTI is very easy.
it’s even simpler than your thoughts hardly 5 minutes it takes to File an RTI application
There are two ways you can file RTI filling via advocate or legal expert or self-filling of RTI Application
- Filling via legal experts/or advocates:– The advocates/legal experts have knowledge of law so they can also site judgments in the RTI application. It has been observed that the RTI application itself makes a lot of difference and the public authority will answer the RTI Application faster. Click here to get it drafted by professionals
- Self-filling of RTI: If you still want to file yourself you can also do it. It can be done after following the steps mentioned below:-
the first step is always figuring out the right public information officer or assistant public information officer on which you want to File the RTI application.
The Right to Information Act (RTI ACT), 2005 prescribes a very simple and easy procedure for obtaining information under provisions of the act as it requires :
A. Writing an application in a simple format and specifying the particulars of the information sought. ( You can also mention that you need a certified copy or uncertified copy). A sample format of RTI application is as below:-
Like in the above-said example the RTI application is being filled on The public information officer, Deputy superintendent of police.
Then you can ask for information in the manner provided in the next image
B. Submitting the proof of payment of the application fee that is around (50 INR through Indian postal order) along with the application of information saught in point number A. You can use Indian postal order for payment.
the example of point B is given below:-
After this step, you just need to enter your name and address so that the Public information officer can reply to you in the given time.
further, you can also make an acknowledgement section which is optional but can be used for your record for the RTI application.
the example of the acknowledgement section is as below
C. Sending the application to the respective Public Information Officer or Assistant Public Information Officer.
The essential requirements of an application filed under the RTI Act are:
(i) The applicant should be a citizen of India.
(ii) The application should contain the particulars of the information sought.
(iii) The evidence of payment of the application fee should be enclosed. ( as discussed in point number B)
(iv) The address of the applicant should be available for sending a reply. Personal details except those necessary for contacting an applicant are neither required to be mentioned nor can be called for by the PIO.
Role of Legal Advisor in filling RTI
Lawyers/advocates help to make formal legal complaints against other people or any entity. They help to make the RTI process for a common man simpler since for an individual it’s a quite hectic process of filing RTI. You can contact your advocate or advocate Vishal Saini he can help you to get RTI drafted click here to contact Shri Vishal Saini or call him at +91-9991188899.
Importance of RTI
In India, many public authorities don’t do their job so there is a need for transparency in the department in every sector.
The Main Aims of the RTI Act are to provide clarity of the information to the citizens of India, to contain corruption, and to promote accountability in the working of every public authority. So that everyone can see the transparency which will help in the smooth functioning of government.
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