RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005


RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT, 2005

All Indian nationals both in India and abroad may avail themselves of facilities under the Right to Information Act, 2005.

Detailed information on this Act is available on the website https://rti.gov.in.

Information under Section 4(1)(b) of the RTI Act, 2005

The Right to Information (RTI) application should be accompanied by an Embassy of India receipt for an amount equivalent to Indian Rupees 10.00 as application fee.A copy of the first page of Indian passport showing the validity is to be enclosed with the application.

Details of Central Public Information Officer and RTI Appellate Authority are as follows:

Central Public Information officer:-

Shri Pankaj Kumar Singhal,

Second Secretary

E-mail: hoc.vientianne@mea.gov.in

Tel: 00856-21-352301

Fax : 00856-21-352300

First Appellate Authority

Shri Dinkar Asthana,

Ambassador of India

E-mail: amb.vientianne@mea.gov.in

Tel: 00856-21-352301

Fax : 00856-21-352300

e-IPO (Electronic Indian Postal Order) :"The Department of Personnel and Training and Department of Posts, Government of India have launched a service called e-IPO (Electronic Indian Postal Order) to enable Indian Citizens abroad to purchase an Indian Postal Order electronically by paying fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal i.e. http://www.epostoffice.gov.in. This facility has been provided for Indian Citizens abroad to enable them to purchase a Postal Order electronically to seek information under the RTI Act, 2005.

2. The User needs to get himself registered at the website. He has to select the Ministry/Department from whom he desires to seek the information under the RTI Act and the e-IPO so generated can be used to seek information from that Ministry/Department only. A printout of the e-IPO is required to be attached with the RTI application. If the RTI application is being filed electronically, e-IPO is required to be attached as an attachment.




 
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