Right to Information
The right to information means access to the information under this act which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to inspect 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 and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force, taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents / records and certified samples of the materials.
Tendering an application for informationan
Citizens of India can make a request/an application for information in writing, clearly specifying the information sought under the Right to Information Act, 2005. An applicant making request for information shall not be required to give any reason for requesting the information. The request/application should provide the contact details (postal address, telephone number, fax number, email address, etc.) that may be necessary for contacting him.
How to submit an RTI Application ?
RTI applications can be submitted online by accessing http://rtionline.gov.in and choosing "RITES Limited" as the "Public Authority".
An applicant can also tender an application/ request for information personally or by post or through a messenger accompanied with an application fee of Rs.10/- (Rupees Ten Only) payable, as per the Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005 prescribed by the Government of India, under Section 6(1) of RTI Act by way of cash against proper receipt or by Demand Draft (DD) or bankers' cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to "RITES Limited".
The application/request for information is accepted only on receipt of the application fee by RITES Limited; no such prescribed fee shall be payable/charged under sub-section (1) of section 6 and sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 7 from the persons who are below poverty line.
In terms of sections 5 and 19 of Right to Information Act, 2005, following are the details of the First Appellate Authority, Public Information Officers and the Assistant Public Information Officers of RITES LTD.: