Right to Information (RTI)

Contact details of officers for addressing applications under Right to Information Act, 2005:-

Public Information Officer

Appellate Authority

Applications seeking information under the RTI Act, 2005 may be sent along with the
prescribed fee through e-IPO* (Electronic Indian Postal Order) OR in Euros,equivalent to Indian Rs.10/- in cash/cheque or demand draft favouring Embassy of India, Helsinki.(The rate of exchange for a particular month may be ascertainedfrom the Embassy.)

Facility of e-IPO for payment of fee under the RTI Act, 2OO5

The Department of Personnel and Training and Department of Posts have launched a service callede-lPO (Electronic lndian Postal Order) to enable lndian Citizens residing in lndia or abroad topurchase an lndian Postal Order electronically by paying fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal i.e.http://www.epostoffice.gov.in. to enable them to seek information under the RTlAct, 2005. Itcan also be accessed through lndia Post Website, i.e. www.indiapost.gov.in. An e-lPO sogenerated must be used only once with an RTI application.

The User needs to get himself registered at the website, He has to select theMinistry/Department from whom he desires to seek the information under the RTI Actand the e-IPO so generated can be used to seek information from thatMinistry/Department only. A printout of the e-IPO is required to be attached with the RTIapplication. If the RTI application is being filed electronically, e-IPO is required to beattached as an attachment. For more details please visit the website http ://www.epostoffice.gov.in

This facility is only for purchasing an Indian Postal Order electronically. All the requirements for filing an RTI application as well as other provisions regarding eligibility,time limit, exemptions, etc. will continue to apply.