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Louis Fernandes

01. Do Co-operative housing Societies come under the purview of the

RTI (viz. info on management of day-to-day affairs, funds received

and spent, leave and licence charges, etc.)

 

02. Who is this application addressed to?

 

03. Where have the fees to be paid?

 

04. For info received (if at all rcvd!!!), what are the charges, and how

is the money to be paid.

 

Many thanks

 

Louis Fernandes

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karira

Louis,

 

Yes, cooperative societies do fall under the RTI Act.

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karira

Loius,

 

Sorry for having posted earlier without finishing the message:

 

Please see the following threads for more reassurance:

 

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/758-over-2-500-right-information-applications-still-pending-delhi-govt.html

 

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/434-highest-fine-under-right-information-act-imposed-punjab.html

 

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/674-co-ops-now-under-right-information.html

 

For how to use the RTI Act for your first application, please see:

 

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/930-how-ask-information.html

 

For detailed help, we need to know:

Which city/state are you located in

so that correct details can be provided.

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Louis Fernandes

Hello! Karira,

 

Many thanks your useful info on co-op hsg societies.

 

My hsg society is in Mumbai/Maharashtra.

 

Would you know where the PIO re co-ops is located?

 

 

Brgds

Louis

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karira

Louis,

 

I can only get the Registrar sitting in Pune:

 

Commissioner for Cooperation & Registrar,

Cooperative Societies, Maharashtra State, Pune

Shri Anil U Diggakar, I.A.S.

(Central Building, Pune-411001)

(020) 2612 2500 , (020) 2612 2739

 

There must be one in Mumbai (or probably a Joint, Dpty or Asst. Registrar)

You might have to call Pune to get the information or visit the following website:

 

http://mahasahakar.maharashtra.gov.in:9080/mcasWeb/

 

Hope this helps.

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rejimonck

Coopetive socities in Delhi is under RTI act.

As per Delhi Coopertive Socities Act, Section 139 an RTI Application can be filed with your society.

Otherwise you may file the same with RCS office and they will get the file or information from respective society.

In case the Act is updted in your state, you may file with your respective govt to ask when are they going to update the Act like RCS did in Delhi.

See the details...

rcs

http://rcs.delhigovt.nic.in/DCSRules2007.PDF

Regards,

Rejimon

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abhijeet

Co operative Societies of West Bengal-- are these Housing Co operative Societies are under the RTI Act, 05- Abhijeet

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pihu
Louis,

 

Yes, cooperative societies do fall under the RTI Act.

Can you please tell me where can I get the circular. an u post for everybodys benefit.

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jps50

Please submit RTI Application to the PIO C/o. Secretary of the concerned society. YOu have to affix Re10/- court fee stamp on the application. Proforma would be availabe on website of maharashtra information commission or official portal of Maharashtra Govt. I also suggest that you should ask same set of info from PIO of Office of Registrar of Coop Societies [RCS]. If you do not know exact office, submit to the nearest office of RCS, who will redirect your application to correct PIO in five days of receipt after refering to address and registration number of your CHS. U can refer MTNL telephone directory for getting address of RCS in your area under Govt Section. Do not visit govt. office, send by speed ad post.

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Sonik

Is the RTI Act applicable to the Gurgaon Estate Condominium Associations also.

 

I have been told by my association secretary that since we are not a government funded body it does not apply to us.

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ashu_b123

dear sir ,madam.

 

 

1-is RTI act 2005 is aplicable on housing co-operative societies?

2- how can we send the RTI fee to the person concern?

3-who is the person concern ?

4-as we are living in noida and registrar office is in Lucknow can we send the RTI thru post?

5-can we get a sample copy of RTI regarding same?

6-what type of information we can ask from the person concern?

looking forward for your response?

ashwani bhalla

(Posting of mob. no. is against RTI India - Forum Rules - hence deleted)

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ambrish.p

Dear Mr. Bhalla

 

1. For information from Co-operative housing society, u need to apply with Public Information Officer of the Registrar Office (where the same is registered.

 

2. RTI fee by Indian Postal Order (economical & easily available)

 

3. Public Information Officer of the Registrar Office. Please see: HOW TO LOCATE A PIO UNDER RTI ACT 2005 - RTI Guide

 

4.Please read How to submit a RTI Application - RTI Guide

 

5. Information which is available with the department and can be made available after request/application.

 

6. U can dowload from our sister site home - RTI India: The Complete Information and Resourse Regarding Right to Information of India,

you need to register separately to download the form.

 

7. Please use the Search or Tag functions available in the green band on top of this page and search for "Co-operative housing society" "housing societies" etc. and you will get many useful threads.

 

For detailed information on how to draft & file an RTI application, please see the "All About RTI" links on the homepage & RTI Guide section of the portal.

 

AND

 

How to make RTI application effective (by JPS Sir) : http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/blogs/jps50/93-how-make-rti-application-effective.html

 

If you have any further doubts, please post them here and our members will be pleased to guide you further.

 

regards

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Sonik

Louis,

 

Your first port of call should be the Secretary of your Housing Society. He is the designated PIO. If he does not respond within stipulated time frame, you can raise the query through the Registrar.

 

As per the law, any MOM or Accounts etc. are accessible to Registrar and thence it becomes open to RTI. That is why the Society themselves have to become the respondent. Else, you raise RTI query to Registrar, who in turn has to write to your Society for Information, which it has to respond to.

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ashish99

Mumbai Addresses of Registrar of Co-opertive Society

( Diff. ones for each Municpal Ward please check against UR Wards)

 

a) STAMP OFFICES

 

i) Office of the Suptd. of Stamps,

Mumbai General Stamp Office, Town Hall, Mumbai 400023.

ii) Office of the Suptd. of Stamps,

Bandra B.M.R.D.A. Building, Bandra-Kurla Complex, First Floor,

Bandra (E), Bombay 400 051.

iii) Office of the Suptd. of Stamps, (Thane) Konkan Division, Thane Collector Compound, Old Treasury Building, Thane 400 601.

 

b) TOWN PLANNERS OFFICES

 

i) Office of the Dy. Town Planner (City), General Stamp Office, Town Hall, Mumbai 400 023.

ii) Office of the Dy. Town Planner (Suburbs), Andheri & Borivali Taluka, First Floor, B.M.R.D.A. Building, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051.

iii) Office of the Dy. Town Planner (Suburbs), Kurla Taluka, R.C.V. Marg, New Administratative Building, Chembur, Mumbai 400 071.

 

© SUB REGISTRAR'S OFFICES

 

i) Sub Registrar's Office (Bombay) Old Custom House, Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg, Ground Floor, Fort, Mumbai 400 023.

ii) Sub Registrar's Office (Bandra), Andheri & Borivaii Taluka, MHADA Building, Ground Floor, Kalanagar, Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051.

iii) Sub Registrar's Office (Chembur) Kurla Taluka, R.C.V. Marg, Near Rationing Office, Administrative Buildings, Ground Floor, Chembur, Mumbai 400 071.

 

The office of the Asstt. Registrar and Deputy Registrars of different wards are situated at the places mentioned below

 

WARDS

A, B, C, D, E, F-North, F-South, G-North.

G-South, K (E), P & R Ward,

Malhotra House, 6th Floor,

Opp. G.RO., Bombay 400 001.

 

H (E) and H (W)

3rd Floor, Sahakari Bhandar Bldg.,

Opp. Bandra Station,

Bandra (W), Bombay 400 050.

 

K (West)

Ground Floor,

MHADA Bldg., Bandra (E),

Mumbai 400 051.

 

L Ward, M Ward, N Ward, S Ward,

Konkan Bhavan, Belapur,

Navi Mumbai.

 

T Ward

A.C.C. Compound,

Mulund (W), Mumbai 400 080.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d) REGISTRAR OF CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY

 

A Ward Jurisdiction

Colaba, Cuffee Parade,

Navy Nagar, Fort, Crawford Market,

D. N. Road, Azad Maidan, Nariman Point,

Sachivalaya,Mantralaya, Fort Market,

Colaba Market & Ballard Pier.

Pin Code Numbers

400 001, 005, 020, 023, 032, 038 & 039.

 

B Ward Jurisdiction

Masjid and Adjacent Market area, Dongri.

Pin Code Number

400 003, 009

 

C Ward Jurisdiction

Kalbadevi, C. P. Tank, Bhuleshwar and

Adjacent Market Area.

Pin Code Numbers

400 002

 

D Ward Jurisdiction

Girgaum, Malbar Hill, Grant Road,

Bombay Central, Bhulabhai Desai Road,

Tardeo and Kemps Corner and

Dabholkar Road.

Pin Code Number

400 004, 05, 06, 07, 08, 26, 34, 36.

 

H/E Ward Jurisdiction

Bandra (E), Santacruz (E), Vakola, Kalina,

University Camps

Pin Code Number

400 029, 51, 55, 98.

 

H/W Ward Jurisdiction

Khar (W), Santacruz (W), Bandra (W),

Pin Code Number

400 050, 51, 54

 

K/E Ward Jurisdiction

J.B.Nagar, Andheri (E), Chakala, M.I.D.C.

Pin Code Number 400 057,059,069,093,096

 

K/W Ward Jurisdiction

Vile Parle (W), Andheri (W), Jogeshwari (E) and (W)

Versova Pin Code Number

400 056,060,061,049,102.

 

P Ward Jurisdiction

Goregaon (E) & (W), Malad (E) & (W),

Aarey Milk Colony,

Bangur Nagar, Malwani, Marve

Pin Code Number

400 062, 063,064,65,090,104.

 

R Ward Jurisdiction

Borivli (E) & (W), Kandivli (E) & (W),

Dahisar (E) & (W)

Pin Code Number

400 066, 067, 068, 092

 

L Ward Jurisdiction

Nehru Nagar, Kurla, Saki Naka,

Pin Code Number

400 024, 070, 072

 

M Ward Jurisdiction

Chembur, RCF, BARC, Deonar, Govandi,

Mankhurd, Anushakti

Pin Code Number

400 071, 076, 077,079,083.

 

S. Ward Jurisdiction

Bhandup, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli,

Pin Code Number

400 087

 

T Ward Jurisdiction

Mulund

Pin Code Number

400 080

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ambrish.p

Dear Ashish

 

These details are available here: Addresses of Important Government Offices

 

The ward office which was at Malhotra House has been shifted to A/1 building, 3rd floor, truck terminal, Wadala East Mumbai 400037 (as reported by one of our member).

 

Many of the offices have been shifted. If u have the full details, kindly post the same for benefit of members and visitors.

 

regards

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1939MANI

in a decision by the High Court of Mumbai (Nagpur Bench) it was held that the RTI is not applicable to the Cooperative Societies. However, it was pointed out in that judgement that Sec.32 of the Maharashtra Cooperative Societies Act 1960 the information needs to be furnished to the member by the concerned society. I am not aware of any amendment or contrary decision.

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ambrish.p

Dear Veeramani

 

Please read post # 12

 

regards

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Rajivbd

Plz help me find the Haryana authority..or any case study of haryana

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rv253

For More Details of Maharashtra Cop-Opreative Society's Act, Refer My Blog

 

Please Note, That Under Maharashtra Co-Operative Society's Act, Every Office Bearers has to provide Form No. M-20 (Indemnity Bond) without which they are not eligible to Hold any post or use Society's Funds, make Corrospondence, pass resolutions.

 

Please rfeer my Blog Entry for Complete ACT.

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bapuji

Even though your society is not funded by Govt. but is registered & is under control of Registrar of co operative societies.

U/s 2(f) of RTI Act 2005, "INFORMATION" means ..................................................

... information relating to any private body, which can be accessed by a 'Public Authority' uner any other law for the time being in force.

You are also suggested to go through blogs of jps50 sir.

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rv253

Dear Mr. Louis

 

Please Let us know Exect Location of your Premises as there are 4-5 Offices of Registrar pf Co-operative Housing Society for Mumbai as per their Jurisdiction. It will be easy to Give you Exect information so that you can apply for RTI Application.

 

Regards

Rajesh Vyas

 

 

Louis,

 

I can only get the Registrar sitting in Pune:

 

Commissioner for Cooperation & Registrar,

Cooperative Societies, Maharashtra State, Pune

Shri Anil U Diggakar, I.A.S.

(Central Building, Pune-411001)

(020) 2612 2500 , (020) 2612 2739

 

There must be one in Mumbai (or probably a Joint, Dpty or Asst. Registrar)

You might have to call Pune to get the information or visit the following website:

 

http://mahasahakar.maharashtra.gov.in:9080/mcasWeb/

 

Hope this helps.

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rv253

Please Note that If your Society has not Amended Bye-Laws as per Maharashtra Co-Operative Society's Act (As Amanded) its default in part of Society's Commitee.

 

Also a Person Can not Run Business in residential Society where he has bought the Flat as Residence as Per Maharastra Co-Operative Society's Act.

 

Also a Person can not Bang Doors, Create Nuisance, Loud Noise (As Per Human Rights Commission)

 

A person can run business in residence provided they fulfil certain Conditions.

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karira

Please stick to RTI related issues ONLY.

 

Look for some other portal on Coop Societies.

 

If members continue making posts on non RTI related issues, the thread will be closed.

 

Please also note the date of the last post before making a post in an old thread.

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J.B.Patel
Louis,

 

I can only get the Registrar sitting in Pune:

 

Commissioner for Cooperation & Registrar,

Cooperative Societies, Maharashtra State, Pune

Shri Anil U Diggakar, I.A.S.

(Central Building, Pune-411001)

(020) 2612 2500 , (020) 2612 2739

 

There must be one in Mumbai (or probably a Joint, Dpty or Asst. Registrar)

You might have to call Pune to get the information or visit the following website:

 

http://mahasahakar.maharashtra.gov.in:9080/mcasWeb/

 

Hope this helps.

SOME USEFUL ADDRESSES:

 

1) The Commissioner & Registrar,

Cooperative Housing Societies (in Maharashtra State),

Central Building,

Station Road,

Pune-411 001,

Maharashtra State.

Tel: 020-2612 2500, 020-2612 2739 Tel: 020-2612 9572; 020-26122846; 020 26122847

Fax: 020-2613 3082

E-mail: commcoop@rediffmail.com (Shri Anil U Diggakar, I.A.S.)

2) The Registrar of Co-op. Societies,

Co-operative Societies Dept.,

Sakhar Sankul Bldg.,

Pune – 411 005.

3) The Chairman The Mumbai District Co-operative Housing Federation Ltd.,

103, Vikas Premises, 1st Floor,

Dr.N.G.N.Vaidya Marg,

Behind State Bank of India H.O.,

Fort,

Mumbai – 400 001.

Tel: 22660068

4) The Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Housing Societies,

‘K - West’ Ward,

Mhada Bldg., Ground Floor,

Bandra (East),

Mumbai – 400 051 Tel: 22997009

 

J.B.Patel, Mumbai

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ashish99

The Registrars Office is at New Bombay at Address mentioned Below:

The Registrar of Co-operative Societies

Konkan Bhavan, C B D Belapur ,

NAVI MUMBAI.

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J.B.Patel

Thank you Ashish.

 

Please register yourself at rtiunion at googlegroups dot com where we can exchange more views on CHS related matters. I request all citizens to join the above group for co-operative housing society related matters in Maharashtra and more particularly in Mumbai. We have a number of learned and experienced members in this group.

 

J.B.Patel

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