Many people do not understand RTI Procedure, i.e how to apply RTI Application. This makes them reluctant to submit request for information under Right to Information Act, 2005. In fact, filing RTI Application is very simple process. In this post I will guide you on RTI Procedure. You can understand procedures involved under RTI Act, 2005 by visiting RTI Flow Chart.
RTI Procedure: How to Apply RTI Application ?
You can submit request for information to the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) or State Public Information Officer (SPIO), as the case may be, of the concerned Public Authority. You can submit request for information Online as well as Offline. However, online facility to file RTI Application is not available for all public authorities till now. Only Central Public Authorities and few State Public Authorities have Online RTI Facility.
Wherever possible, you should file RTI Application online becase it may save time in terms of postal delay. When we submit RTI Application online, PIO immediately receives your application. If the information sought doesn’t pertain to the PIO who receives your application, he shall forward your application to the concerned PIO within 5 days of the receipt of your application. To know the step by step procedure to file RTI Application Online, please visit below link:
However, if the facility to file RTI Application online is not available, you must submit RTI Request offline. To know the step by step procedure to file RTI Application Offline, please visit below link:
To know how to file RTI Application online before State Government, you may visit below link:
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