Right To Information

The Right to Information Act empowers the citizens to promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government. A citizen has a right to seek such information from a public authority which is held by the public authority or which is held under its control. Only such information can be supplied under the Act which already exists and is held by the public authority or held under the control of the public authority.


RTI Proactive Disclosure under Section 4(1)(b) of the RTI Act

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  Introduction to RTI Act, 2005 [English] [Hindi]

The particulars of organization, functions and duties




The powers and duties of its officers and employees


The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

Sec.4(b)(iv): The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions

The rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions

Sec.4(b)(vi): The categories of documents that are held or under its control

The particulars of any arrangements that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation

Sec.4(b)(viii): A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part...

A directory of its officers and employees

Sec.4(b)(x): The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations
Sec.4(b)(xi): The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made
Sec.4(b)(xii): The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it


Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form


The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room....

Sec.4(b)(xvi): The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers

Such other information as may be prescribed and thereafter update these publications every year

  Receipt & Disposal of RTI applications & appeals [F.No 1/6/2011-IR dt. 15.04.2013]


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