Regulation of fee and cost (RTI)

  1. All Area Chief General Managers/General Managers, WC
  2. All Asstt. Information Public Officers, WCL Areas.

Dear Sir,

Enclosed please find copy of GSR No. 336 E dt. 1.10.2005 regarding regulation of fee & cost under Right to Information Act 2005.

You are requested to display it at appropriate places for charging fees as under :

  1. Application fee of Rs. 10/- by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to the Accounts Office of the Area/Establishment.
  2. For providing the information under sub-section (1) of Section 6 fees shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to the Accounts Office of the Area/Establishment
    1. Rs. 2/- (Rs.Two) for each in A-4 or A-3 size paper created or copies.
    2. Actual charges or cost price of a copy in larger size paper.
    3. Actual cost or price for samples or models and
    4. For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour and a fee of Rs. 5/- (Rs. Five) for each subsequent fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof.
  3. For information provided in diskette or floppy Rs. 50/- (Rs.Fifty ) per diskette or floppy.
  4. For information provided in printed form at the price fixed for such publication or Rs. 2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication
  5. No fee is to be charged from persons who are below poverty line and such person should attach the proof thereof issued by the Competent Authority.
  6. Not withstanding anything contained in Sub Section (5) of Section 7 the person making request for the information shall be provided the information free of charge where a public authority fails to comply with the time limits specified in Sub Section (1) of Section 7 of RTI 2005
  7. The Fees to be charged for the first appeal under section 19(i) of R.T.I. Act, 2005 is Rs. 20/- each.

Also please find enclosed herewith a format (model Application form ) under Right to Information Act, 2005.

The above shall come into force with immediate effect.

Yours faithfully,

- sd -

A.S. DESAI

Public Information Officer

Copy to :

  1. All HODs, WCL
  2. GM (Finance) E&A
  3. All Area Finance Managers. WCL
  4. Sr.ES to CMD/D(P)/D(F)/D(T) OPN/D(T) P&P
  5. Secretary to CV

MODEL APPLICATION FORM UNDER RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

 

The Public Information Officer/Assistant Public Information Officer

(Write here name of Public Authority and full address)

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    1. Full name of the applicant in block letters : Mr/Ms
    2. Father's/Husband's Name
    1. Applicant's contact address
    2. Telephone No. If any
    3. E-mail address, if any :
  1. Whether the applicant is an Indian National :
  2. Description of information:
  3. Particulars of Information

     

    Period to which the information relates

     

    Separate sheet to be attached in case of inadequate space

  4. Whether the information sought is required to be supplied :
    1. in printed form : Yes/No
    2. In Diskette or Floppy : Yes/No
    3. Whether inspection of work/documents/records is also sought : Yes/No If Yes, please give particulars
    4. Whether the information is required by post or in person :
  5. Whether the applicant belongs to Below Poverty Line (BPL) category : Yes/No
    1. if yes, proof thereof.?
    2. If no mode of Payment of Fee of Rs __________ in Cash vide Cash Receipt No _________ dated _______ (attached) or DD or Pay Order No ___________________ dt ___________ (attached)
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    Signature of applicant

    ___________________

    Place:

    Date:

     

    NOTE :

    1. No such fee shall be charged from the persons who are of blow Poverty line as may be determined by the appropriate Govt. (Sec. 7 (5) of RTI 2005. )
    2. Not withstanding anything contained in Sub Section (5) of Section 7 the person making request for the information shall be provided the information free of charge where a public authority fails to comply with the time limits specified in Sub Section (1) of Section 7 of RTI 2005.