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Your Right to Know

  1. Apply in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi
  2. Reason for seeking information are not required to be given;
  3. Pay fee of Rs.10 in cash or by way of Demand Draft,Postal Order or a Bankers cheque. (if not belonging to the below poverty line category).
  1. 30 days from the date of application
  2. 48 hours for information concerning the life or liberty of a person
  3. 5 days shall be added to the above response time, in case the application for information is given to Assistant Public Information Officer.
  4. If the interests of a third party are involved then time limit will be 40 days (maximum period + time given to the party to make representation).
  5. Failure to provide information within the specified period is a deemed refusal.
  1. If it is covered by exemption from disclosure. (S.8)
  2. If it infringes copyright of any person other than the State. (S.9)