Right to Information Act, 2005

Right to Information Act,  2005 is an Act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State Information Commissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

PROCEDURE OF FILING OF APPLICATION

A person, who desires to obtain any information under this Act shall make a request in writing or through Electronic means in English or in Hindi accompanying such fee as mentioned in Procedure 3 below.

FORMAT OF APPLICATION FORM

The Applicant should clearly mention his/her Name & Address for Correspondence, Telephone No.(Optional) and specific information which he/she wants if practicable with No. & Date etc.

FEE

     Fee may be paid in favour of CPIO,O/o AG (Audit), Telangana.

  1. Quantum of Fee :- A request for obtaining information under Sub-Section (1) of Section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rupees Ten by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque, Indian Postal Order. Otherwise the request will not be treated as a valid request and no information shall be provided.

    For providing the information under sub-section (1) of Section 7, the fee shall be charged at the following rates :

    1. Rupees two for each page created or copied(A-4 or A-3 size paper)
    2. Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper
    3. Actual cost or price for samples or models and
    4. For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour, and a fee of rupees five for each subsequent hours.

ARRANGEMENT OF RECEIPT FOR APPLICATION & FEE

Arrangement for receipt of Application & Fee has been made at the Reception Counter of CAG Office. The Applicant can also remit the requisite fee as per Procedure at 3(a).

APPEALS AND APPELLATE AUTHORITIES ETC. IF ANY

Appeals against the decision of CPIO/PIO can be made before the Appellate Authority as per section 19 (1) of RTI, Act 2005. Mr. Rajdeep Singh, Principal Director (Hqrs) in the O/o CAG of India is the First Appellate Authority for the Office of CAG of India, New Delhi and the Pr. Accountant General/ Accountant General/ Pr. Director of Audit/ Director General of Audit are the Appellate Authority for the respective PIOs in the Accountants General offices in the States.

 

FIRST APPELLATE AUTHORITY

The First Appellate Authority is Ms.Sudha Rajan, Accountant General

Official Phone No.

040-23237275

Email ID

agautelangana[at]cag[dot]gov[dot]in

Official Correspondence address

O/o Accountant General (Audit),

Telangana

AG Office Complex, Saifabad,

Hyderabad – 500 004

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

The Public Information Officer is Shri Santosh Vithal Daware,Sr. Deputy Accountant General(Admin)

Official Phone No.

040-23230670

Email ID

vithalds[at]cag[dot]gov[dot]in

Official Correspondence address

O/o Accountant General (Audit),

Telangana

AG Office Complex, Saifabad,

Hyderabad – 500 004

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