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Presentation RTI ACT 2005 PART -I


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Presentation RTI ACT 2005 PART -I

  1. 1. Objective : 1.To secure access to information. 2.To promote transparency. 3.Accountability in working of every public Authority. 4.To fulfill democratize objective. 5.Informed citizenry. 6.Transparency of information. 7.Contain corruption.
  2. 2. Limitations: 1. Disclosure may conflict with other public interest. 2. Efficient operations of the Government. 3. Optimum use of Limited fiscal resources. 4. Preservation of confidentiality of sensitive information
  3. 3. Objective : 1. Harmonizing conflicting interests. 2. Providing/furnishing certain information to citizens.
  4. 4. DEFINITIONS Definitions(Section-2) “Information”(2(f)) Any material in any form including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form. Information relating to private body accessed by public authority under law.
  5. 5. “Public Authority”(2(h)) Any Authority – established/constituted. By/under the constitution By any other law. By notification by Government. And includes. Body owned, controlled and substantially financed. NGO substantially financed by the Government.
  6. 6. “Records”(2(i)) Any documents, manuscripts and file. Any microfilm, microfiche and facsimile copy of a documents. Any reproduction of image/images embodied in such microfilms. Any other material produced by a computer or any other device.
  7. 7. “Right to Information”(2(j)) Right to information under this Act which is held by or under the control of any Public Authority and includes right to. Inspection of work, documents, records. Taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents/ records. Taking certified samples of material. Obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video, cassettes/ other electronic mode/ print outs of information is in a computer/ any other device.
  8. 8. “Third Party”(2(n)) Person other than the citizen making request for information and includes public authority.
  9. 9. SECTION-3  Right to information.—Subject to the provisions of this Act, all citizens shall have the right to information
  10. 10. SOU MOTO DISCLOSURES Section -4 Every Public Authority Shall : a) Maintain all records duly cataloged and indexed. b)Record to be computerized (availability of resources) and connected to network. c) Publish all relevant facts while formulating important policies. d)Provide reasons for its administrative or quasijudicial decisions to affected persons.
  11. 11. Public Authority to Publish : 1. Particulars of its organization, functions and duties. 2. Powers and duties of its officers and employees. 3. Procedures followed in decision making process including channels of supervision and accountability. 4. Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions. 5. Rules, regulations, instructions manuals and records held by it or under its control/ used by employees for discharging its functions.
  12. 12. 6. Statement of categories of documents held by it/ under control. 7. Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with public to the formulation of its policy/ implementation thereof . 8. A statement of the boards/ councils, committees/ other bodies for advice.  Whether meetings are accessible to public  Minutes of meetings accessible to public
  13. 13. 9. Directory of its officers and employees. 10. Monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees. 11. Budget allotted to each of its agency.  Plans, expenditures and report disbursements. 12. Manner of execution of subsidy programme, amounts allocated & details of beneficieries
  14. 14. 13. particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorization granted by it. 14. Details of information held by it in an electronic form. 15. Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information.  Working hours of reading room/ library for public use. 16. Names/ designations and other particulars of PIOs. 17. Such other information as prescribed and updation every year.
  15. 15. 4(2) Constant Endeavour to provide information sou motu at regular interests. (3) Every information is to be disseminated widely. (4) Information dissemination--- cost effectiveness, local language,electronic format, may be free or cost as prescribed.
  16. 16. Dissemination of Information : 1)Notice Boards 2)News Papers 3)Public Announcements. 4)Media Broadcasts. 5)Internet. 6)Inspection of offices.
  17. 17. Suo Motu Disclosures : (1) Information related to public procurement. a)Publication of notice/ tender inquires. b)Details of bid awards. c)Detailing of name of suppliers. d)Rates & total amount of works contracts.
  18. 18. (2) Public Private Partnership a) DPRs. b) Concession agreements. c) O & M manuals. d) Other documents. e) Fees, tolls, other revenue. f) Process of selection PPP.
  19. 19. (3) Transfer Policy & Transfer Orders. a) All cadres/ grades. b)Transfer orders on website.
  20. 20. (4) RTI Applications. a) Disclose RTI Application & Appeal received and their response except personal information.
  21. 21. (5) CAG & PAC Pares. a) CAG & PAC Paras & ATRs after laying in the parliament. (6) Citizens Charter. (7) Discretionary & Non-Discretionary Grants. (8) (1) Foreign tours of MPs and Ministers & officials of JS rank & update every quarter. (2) Nature of official tour, places visited, period, number of people included & total cost.