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The Right to Information Act, 2005, often symbolized as one of the most revolutionary legislation of Independent India as it aims to promote transparency in government institutions in India. The Act can be safely categorized as one of the most powerful legislations in the hands of the Indian citizens. RTI Act has been made by legislation of Parliament of India on 15 June 2005. The Act came into effect on 12 October 2005 and has been implemented ever since to provide information to crores of Indian citizens. All the constitutional authorities come under this Act, making it one of the most powerful laws of the country.

RTI is one of the most important tool in collection of documents, in the Matrimonial dispute. RTI helps in getting bill details, pension details and many such information which the opposite party may try to hide from the court.

You can engage our professional services to file an RTI on your behalf as per your specific requirement.

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Step 1-

One of the first step is to identify the Department or Public Authority from which the Information is being sought by you.

Step 2-

Once you identify the Department from which information is sought, then write down the particulars of the information sought. RTI application can written in Hindi, English or in the official language of area. If the recipient is unable to write, then he/ she can also request the concerned Public Information Officer to write information on his behalf.

Step 3-

On the Application mention the full name of the concerned Department alongwith, complete address.

Step 4-

The Application shall be accompanied with the prescribed fee. The fees can be paid in cash or by demand draft or cheque.
SC: RTI Fees shall not Exceed Rs. 50/- per Application

Step 5-

On the application mention your full name alongwith complete address and contact details.

Step 6-

Send the RTI application by Post or hand over in person to the concerned Department. It is advisable to secure a photocopy of the application before sending the same and also keep the acknowledgment receipt for future purposes.

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1. Write the application (or get it typed, your choice) on a paper in English/Hindi/the official language of the state. Some states have prescribed format for RTI applications. Address it to the PIO (Public Information Officer) of the department concerned.

2. Ask specific questions. See to it that they are clear and complete, and not confusing whatsoever.

3. Write your full name, contact details and address, where you want the information/response to your RTI be sent.

4. Take a photocopy of the application for your record. If you're sending the application by post, it's advisable to send it via registered post, as then you will have an acknowledgement of your request's delivery. If you're submitting the application to the PIO in person, remember to take an acknowledgement from him/her.

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Currently, Central and a few State government departments have facility for filing Online RTI. However, there are multiple independent websites that let you file your application online. They charge you a nominal amount, for which they draft your application and send it to the relevant department. This is as good as sending an RTI application without having to worry about the particulars.


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