Standard format of RTI reply by Public Information Officer

Department of Personnel and Training , Director IR has invited views/suggestions from the citizens on the draft guidelines regarding elements that a RTI reply should essentially contain by 16.04.2015. through email  at You can visit our forum here and post your views/suggestion for improvement. The draft format has been vetted by Ministry of Law […]

Filing of FIR is no solution to missing files

When PIO looses certain records CIC has directed the authorities to come up with policy and action  in alternative. Filing of FIR is no solution to missing files. When What will be alternative plan ? Who will be responsible for keeping record ? What action will be initiated to fix responsibility and consequences thereof ? In what appears to be deviation to set procedure of filing First Information Report (FIR) with Police for missing or lost […]

CIC threatens to invoke IPC against Officer

Appellant lost it because, instead of giving a fresh application she chose to file RTI with the help of NGO representatives.– Response of Public Information Officer (PIO) during hearing at Central Information Commission (CIC) CIC noted  “It appears that the whole issue is of ego of the officers exhibiting anger for approaching through RTI and […]