Right to Information Act, 2005

This Area of the Office of the Principal Accountant General (Audit - I), West Bengal’s Web Site is for disseminating information as required in the Right to Information Act 2005. The Information given here is in respect of the Office of the Principal Accountant General (Audit - I), West Bengal located at Treasury Building, Kolkata-700001.

Principal Accountant General has appointed Public Information Officers to assist in discharging the duties under this Act in the office. The information in this area is for the purposes of dissemination under the Act. However, it is advisable to get it verified from the PIOs before use in any manner.

Download : Right to Information Act, 2005

Procedure for filling 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 detailed in this portion of the webpage.

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 may be made in Cash against proper receipt or by Banker’s Cheque/ Bank Draft/ Indian Postal Order in favour of PAO(Audit),  Office of the Principal Accountant General (A&E), W.B.

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 as mentioned at a) above. 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 :

  • Rupees two for each page created or copied(A-4 or A-3 size paper)
  • Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper
  • Actual cost or price for samples or models and
  • 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 has been made at the Receiving Section of Principal Accountant General (G&SSA), W.B office. The Applicant can also send and remit the requisite fee as per Procedure.

Appeals and Appellate Authorities, etc , if any

Appeals against the decision of CPIO/PIO Deputy Accountant General (Admn.), O/o the Pr.AG (Audit - I), West Bengal can be made before the Appellate Authority Principal Accountant General as per Section 19 (1) of RTI, Act 2005.

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