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Format for 2nd Appeal



The reply from CPIO states that the requisite information in the said form is not kept in this office.


This reply from CPIO does correlate to the requisite information.


Then I filed first appeal but the FAA replied stating:



1. The Original Application, the First Appeal and the reply of the CPIO have been perused vis-à-vis the input provided by the deemed PIOs in this matter. On perusal of the concerned file, it has been observed that the CPIO has decided the matter based on the input of the concerned deemed PIOs. Therefore, the decision of the CPIO is upheld in this matter.

2. The appeal is decided accordingly



Please suggest how to write for Second Appeal.


Thank you

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How to draft the Second Appeal.

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Prasad GLN

Members should not go for second appeal in routine manner, when there is no denial.

First they have to introspect whether there is any fault in framing his application,

Only after confirming that he is soliciting the information in a valid manner, and

If applicant thinks that the denial is not justified, he can go for first and second appeal.


Coming to your specific problem,

One has to see the information solicited by you.

As per DOPT OM, PIO has to provide the information in the form it is requested.

PIO is not to make a research, compile, collect, infer, deduce and cull out from the records the information because it was solicited in application.


So as per my view, the information is available, but in the form as requested by the applicant.

Proper way is seeking inspection through another RTI Application afresh, inspect the relevant documents, get them as certified copies of relevant documents and cull out the information yourself from the available records.


Each state and CIC has it's own format for second appeal. You can search website of that information commission, in case if you wish to go for second appeal and wait for two years for the same information (if you are fortunate) , which you may get it within a month.

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