Single Window facility for accepting applications and the fees under RTI Act:Ref. F.No. 33(4)/2006 Estt. I dated 22 June 2006 from US(Admn.), ICAR regarding the opening of single window facility for accepting applications and the fees under RTI Act.The Reception officer [Reception Officers at ICAR Hqrs., Krishi Bhawan, KAB-I & II, Pusa, New Delhi] will receive all the applications under RTI act pertaining to ICAR. He will issue the acknowledgement and allow the person concerned to deposit the fee with the Cashier. He will then send all the receipts to Estt-I Section who in turn will mark the receipts to respective CPIOs for necessary action.
Click Here for Information under Section 25(3) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 for the period ending 31.12.2005 and 31.3.2006
1.When did it came into force?
It came into force on the 12th October, 2005 (120th day of its enactment on 15th June, 2005). obligations of public authorities [S.4(1)], designation of Public Information Officers and Assistant Public Information Officers[S.5(1) and 5(2)], constitution of Central Information Commission (S.12 and 13), constitution of State Information Commission (S.15 and 16), non-applicability of the Act to Intelligence and Security Organizations (S.24) and power to make rules to carry out the provisions of the Act (S.27 and 28).
2.Who is covered?
The Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. [S.(12)]
3.What does information mean?
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 but does not include "file notings" [S.2(f)].
4.What does Right to Information mean?
It includes the right to -
inspect works, documents, records.
take notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records.
take certified samples of material.
obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts.[S.2(j)]
5.Fees to be Paid:--
Fees to be charged has been decided by DO(PT)