Saturday. 22-06-2024

Guidelines for RTI/ First Appeal Application

  1. This Web Portal can be used only by Indian citizens to file Application, First Appeal and to make payment for Fees, Other Charges, etc., under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act).
  2. An applicant who desires to obtain information under the RTI Act - 2005 from public authorities, other than High Court of Uttarakhand, is advised to make RTI application to the concerned Public Authorities through respective Central/State Govt. Portal.
  3. On clicking "Submit" button, the applicant has to fill the required details on the page that will appear.Please note that all the fields marked  * (red colour Asterix) are mandatory while the others are optional.
  4. The text of the application may be written at the prescribed column.
  5. Any supporting document/annexures can be attached as PDF document in "Supporting document" within the specified file size.
  6. After filling the first page, the applicant has to click on PAY FEE to make payment of the prescribed RTI fee.
  7. The applicant can pay the prescribed fee through online/offline modes. In case of fee submission through offline mode, the applicant has to send requisite fee to PIO/SPIO.
  8. Fee for making RTI application: The fee for RTI application shall be as per corresponding RTI Rules in this regard. An applicant filing an application under the BPL category shall need to attach and upload a copy of the BPL certificate issued by the appropriate government authority in this regard, along with the application.
  9. An application would only be registered once the requisite fee has been paid successfully.
  10. In case after making payment, an applicant does not receives the registration number, the applicant is advised to wait for the 24-48 working hours as registration number will be generated after reconciliation. Please do not retry or make an additional attempt to make payment again. If an applicant does not receives the registration number within 24-48 hours, kindly send an e-mail at highcourtofuttarakhand[at]gmail[dot]com with transaction details.
  11. On successful submission of an application, a unique Registration/Diary number would be generated and the same should be referred by the applicant for any future references and correspondences.
  12. In case additional fee/Other charges are required representing the cost for providing information, the PIO/SPIO etc. would intimate the applicant and the applicant can pay the same through Web Portal.
  13. For making First Appeal to the First Appellate Authority, the applicant has to click on the tab "Apply for First Appeal" as provided on the concerned webpage and fill up the information as sought on the webpage.
  14. The registration number of original application has to be used for reference at the time of filing the First Appeal.
  15. The applicant/the appellant should submit their email id to receive alerts through email.
  16. To see the status of RTI Application/First Appeal filed through this Web Portal, a user check the same, by clicking at TRACK STATUS.
  17. All the requirements for filing an RTI application and First Appeal as well as other provisions regarding time limit, exemptions etc., as provided in the RTI Act will continue to apply.
  18. The permissible maximum file size allowed on this Web Portal is 200KB.
  19. The permissible file format allowed to be uploaded on this Web Portal is PDF file.
  20. Fee/Other Charges once paid through this Web Portal shall not be refunded.