R.T.I. Act is an important milestone in the growth of the democratic system in the country. It has removed the wall of secrecy built against the common people by those holding in authority. The Act makes it statutory for the latter to reveal all unclassified information when and where required by an ordinary citizen of the county.
An Act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State Information Commissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Click me
"Information" means any material in any form, including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.
While filing an RTI application, the framing of the questions is very important. A slight misunderstanding or vague questions gives the PIO a chance to reject your application. Follow these guidelines:
Applicant should submit necessary requirements in white paper before theState Public Information Officer, Transport Bhavan or Information Officers of Units. Corporation has posted required number of Information Officers and Appellate Authorities in all Units and workshops. In addition, application can be submitted at Operating Centres and Station Master Offices.
Application fee of Rs.10.00 can be remitted as detailed below: