RTI

Right to Information Act 2005

Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for Government information. It is an initiative taken by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to provide a– RTI Portal Gateway to the citizens for quick search of information on the details of first Appellate Authorities, IOS etc. amongst others. Besides access to RTI related information / disclosures published on the web by various Public Authorities under the Government of India as well as the State Governments,
Department / Public Authority.

PIO / APIO

S.No. Name of Public Information Officer(PIO) Designation & Office Address Tel./fax No
1. Prof. Bandana Vaidya Principal, Govt. Degree College, Drang at Narla, Dist., Mandi 01908-260645
S.No. Name of Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) Designation & Office Address Tel./fax No
1. Sh. Sidhu Ram Superintendent G-II, Govt. Degree College, Drang at Narla, Dist., Mandi 01908-260645

Fees for seeking information under RTI Act

Description of Information Price / Fees in Rupees
Fee along-with Application Rs. 10 per application
Where the information is available in the form of priced publication On printed price
For other than priced publication Rs. 2 per page of A-4 size or smaller and actual cost subject to minimum of Rs. 2/- per page in case of larger size
Where information is Available in electronic Floppy and CD etc. Rupees 50/- per Floppy and Rs. 100/- per CD
Fee for inspection of record / Document Rs. 20 per 30 minutes or fraction thereof
  • Payment is to be made by Treasury Challan/Bank draft/Indian Postal Order.
  • BPL {Below Poverty Line} persons need not pay the application fee or any additional fee.
  • In case request for the information is refused or the request is not properly responded, an appeal can be filed with the Appellate Authority within         30 days. A second appeal lies with the State Information Commission within 90 days. There is no fees for appeals.

EXEMPTION FROM DISCLOSURE

EXEMPTION FROM DISCLOSURE under Section 8 (1)
In some cases, PIOs can refuse to disclose information
  • Information, disclosure of which would prejudicially affect the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security, strategic, scientific or economic interests of the State, relations with foreign State or lead to of the State, relations with foreign State or lead to incitement of an offence.
  • Information expressly forbidden to be published by any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of any court of law or tribunal or the disclosure of which may constitute contempt of court.
  • Information, the disclosure of which would cause a breach of privilege of  Parliament or the State Parliament or the State Legislature.
  • Information including commercial confidence, trade secrets or intellectual property, the disclosure of which would harm the competitive disclosure of position of a third party, unless the competent position of a third party, unless the competent authority is satisfied that larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information.  
  • Information available to a person in his fiduciary relationship, unless the competent fiduciary relationship, unless the competent authority is satisfied that the larger public authority is satisfied that the larger public interest warrants the disclosure of such information.
  • Information received in confidence from foreign Government.
  • Information, the disclosure of which would endanger the life or physical safety of any person or identify the source of information or person or assistance given in confidence for law assistance, enforcement or security purposes.
  • Information which would impede the process of investigation or apprehension of prosecution of investigation or apprehension of prosecution of offenders of offenders.

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