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Right to Information Act, 2005

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens,promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government,contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense.It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed.The Act is a big step towards making the citizens informed about the activities of the Government.
NIC as a Public Authority designated Public Information Officer (PIO) and Appellate Authority (AA) for citizens to secure access to information and published the Proactive Disclosures in accordance with the provisions of the Act in October 2005.

Guidelines on RTI Act 2005

Documents under Section 4(1)(b):- NIC(Hq.)

  • The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

  • The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes

    • NIC(Hq.) -Not Applicable

  • Particulars of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it

    • NIC(Hq.) -Not Applicable

  • Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form, The following areas/applications have been computerized in NIC:

    • NIC Administration has reduced the following areas / applications into electronic form : GPF, Children Education Allowance, Leave, Medical Reimbursement, Car and computer advance, Leave Encashment, LTC programmes
    • Electronic Forms 24.67 KB pdf
    • Foreign Visit Details 397.62 KB pdf

  • The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use:

    • The Office of CPIO (RTI) is located on 6th Floor, NIC HQ (Room No.627). The information pertaining to NIC is also available on in detail.
    • RTI application shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rs. 10/- by demand draft or bankers cheque or IPO payable to the Accounts Officer, NIC or DDO, NIC.Court Fees is not acceptable.
    • Forms for RTI 95.96 KB pdf
    • Forms for RTI (Bilingual) 376.89 KB pdf

Programmes to advance understanding of RTI

  • Educational programmes for CPIO, PIO, Technical and Non Technical Officers of NIC

    • 21st Workshop on Right to Information Act, 2005 in ISTM, Delhi from 11th to 13th June, 2018
    • Two days OSP on RTI for NIC Officials handling RTI matters at ISTM, New Delhi on 3-4th August, 2017
    • Workshop on 14th October 2019 on RTI for Technical and Non Technical Officers / Staff of NIC at NIC HQ and through Video Conferencing for State and UT Centres.

  • Efforts to encourage public authority to participate in these programmes

    • Introduction to RTI Act 2005 during the Induction Training for Scientist B and Scientific Technical Assistant-A from from 5th March to 26th March 2021
    • Induction Training for Scientist B from 6th May to 24th May 2019
    • Introduction to RTI Act 2005 on 23rd May 2019 during the Induction Training for Scientist B from 6th May to 24th May 2019
    • Introduction to RTI Act 2005 on 31st October 2018 during the Induction Training for New Recruits and ST-A from 11th October to 1st November 2018
    • Introduction to RTI Act 2005 during the Mandatory Induction Training for Scientific Technical Assistant-A from 8th November to 1st December, 2021

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