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Introduction

Any citizen of India who desires to obtain any information under the Right to Information Act, 2005 may make a request to the Public Information Officer preferably in the application format in writing.

The Application can be downloaded by clicking here

The RTI Act 2005 in English language can be downloaded by clicking here

The RTI Act 2005 in Telugu language can be downloaded by clicking here

Application Fee

The application for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 of RTI Act, 2005, must be accompanied by prescribed application fee drawn in favour of Regional Administrator, Yanam payable at Yanam. At present the application fee, which is subject to change from time to time is as under:

Application fee : Rs.10/- (Rupees ten only)
Mode of Payment : By Demand Draft/Indian Postal Order in favour of Regional Administrator, Yanam

Additional Fee

In case it is decided to provide the information, the applicant shall be informed of the additional fees required to be deposited by him/her for the information sought and information shall be furnished after the deposit of the fee by the Requester, as per the Act.

In accordance to directives given in the above mentioned Gazette notification dated 16-09-2005, for providing the information under sub-section (1) of section 7, an additional fee shall be charged. At present, the applicable rates, which are subject to change from time to time, are given as under.

a. For each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied Rs.2/- per page
b. For a copy in larger size page Actual charge or cost price
c. For samples or models Actual cost or price
d. For inspection of records No fee for the first hour, Rs.5/-hr. thereafter

Further, for providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7, the fee shall be charged at the following rates:-

a. For information provided in diskette or floppy Rs.50/- per diskette or floppy
b. For information provided in printed form At the price fixed for such publication or Rs.2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.

The mode of payment of above mentioned additional fees shall be the same as application fee.

Appeal

In case the applicant does not receive a decision within the time specified in sub-section (1) or clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 7, or is aggrieved by a decision of the PIO, as the case may be within 30 days from the expiry of such period from the receipt of such decision, prefer an appeal to the Departmental Appellate Authority.

Public information Officer First Appellate Authority
Sri. P. SURYANARAYANA,
Superintendent, RA Office,
Yanam
Office Phone No.: +91-884 2325106,
email Id: ra[dot]yanam[at]nic[dot]in
Sri. D. SUBRAHMANIESWARAO
Regional Administrator,
Yanam
Office Phone No.: +91-884 2321223
Fax No.: +91-884 2321843
email Id: ra[dot]yanam[at]nic[dot]in