Right to Information
- 11. RTI
RTI stands For Right to Information. It is a Fundamental Right of Indian citizens to seek information from government offices, departments, ministries, and all the organizations run by the Govt. of India, or any other organization substantially aided by the, Govt of India or any other state Govt.
Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information.
Any person desirous of obtaining information shall make an applicant in Form-A or in any other format as far as possible containing the particulars specified under the format to the State Public Officer of State Assistant Public Information officer as the case may be along with an initial fee of Rs.10 with his application.
A person claiming exemption for the fees shall produce a valid certificate issued by the concerned authority that he/she belongs to below poverty line.
Information means any material in any form , including records, documents, memos, emails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports,papers,samples,models,data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.
Anybody can seek information from any govt. organization across the Indian territory. And it is not necessary that the applicant who is seeking information should be, of the same state or Union territory, from where the information is sought.
For further details please visit:
Official website of Karnataka Information Commission.
This is a portal to file RTI application/first appeal online along with payment gateway. An applicant who desires to obtain any information under the RTI Act 2005 can submit an application through this portal. Fee payment can be made through Internet Banking. Through this portal RTI application/first appeal can be filed by Indian Citizen only for the Departments/Public Authorities of the Govt. of Karnataka