RTI ACT 2005 Form
RTI ACT 2005 Form PDF read online or download for free from the rajnivas.py.gov.in link given at the bottom of this article.
RTI is useful only to seek and obtain information from a concerned Public Information Officer of the public authority, holding such information or having control over such information. RTI is just not a tool to air and settle grievances. Applicant must, therefore, be very clear as to what material information available with public authority must be sought by filing RTI Application?
The application needs to be submitted in accordance with the procedure laid down in RTI Rules applicable to the Public Authority. There are RTI Rules for every state, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, Supreme Court, High Courts and Legislative Assemblies.
Format and Word Limit: Many of these RTI Rules prescribe specific Application Format and word/subject limit. RTI Application must be drafted in accordance with such prescribed format and word limit. Eg. Karnataka and Maharashtra RTI Rules prescribe limit of 150 words per application and only one subject matter. When the application exceeds the word limit, two separate applications need to be filed.
Application Fee: The Application Fee for Central Government Public Authority is Rs.10/-. Refer to RTI Rules applicable to the respective public authority for Application Fee, Document Charges, and Inspection Charges.
Document charges: As per Central RTI Rules the document charges are Rs.2/- per A4 size page, Rs.50/- per CD, and the actual cost in respect of printed publications, or Rs.2/- per page of A4 size extract copy.
Inspection Charges: There is no inspection charge for the first one hour, Rs.5/- for every subsequent hour or part thereof.
Mode of Payment of Fee: Application Fee and further fee shall be paid either by Indian Postal Order or by Demand Draft or Bankers’ Cheque or payable to the “Accounts Officer” of the Public Authority or by cash to the public authority, against proper receipt. In many states, Application Fee can be paid by adhesive Court Fee Stamps affixed on top of the application. There is also a provision in State RTI Rules to remit Fees to the treasury by challan.
RTI ACT 2005 Form PDF download using the link given below.