Guidelines to the applicant seeking information under Right to Information Act

1. Applicant can seek information under RTI Act-2005, from any Public Authority (government organisation or government aided organisation).

2. Application can be handwritten or typed. Application form can be downloaded from AMR-APARD website.

3. Application should be submitted in English, Telugu, Hindi or any other state languages of India.

4. Kindly provide the following information in your application:
i. Name and office address of Public Information Officer (PIO)/Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO).
ii. Subject: Application under-Section 6(1) of Right to Information Act- 2005.
iii. Particulars of information you want from the public authority.
iv. Name of the applicant.
v. Father's/Husband's Name.
vi. Category: SC/ST/OBC.
vii. Application fee.
viii. Do you come under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) family- Yes/No.
ix. Postal address with Mobile No. and E-mail ID (Kindly, note that the mobile no and e-mail ID are not mandatory).
x. Date and place.
xi. Signature of the Applicant.
xii. List of enclosure(s).

5. Before applying under RTI kindly, check the name of the Public Information Officer/Assistant Public Information Officer of AMR-APARD.

6. Kindly, check the specified fee towards application and its mode of payment under the Act, but, persons belonging to Schedule Caste (SC)/Schedule Tribe (ST) category and persons from BPL family are exempted from submission of fee.

7. Individuals seeking exemption of fee should submit a relevant photocopy of SC/ST/BPL certificate.

8. Application should be submitted by hand or by post or by e-mail. In case, if you are sending your application by post, do send it by registered post only and, preserve the postal receipt. Always avoid courier service.

9. Make two photocopies of the application (i.e. main application, proof of submission of fee and proof of submission of application by hand or by post) for your further reference and keep them under safe custody.

10. In case if the applicant is submitting his/her application by hand, do obtain the acknowledgement to that effect from AMR-APARD office with date and seal from the concerned.

11. The time to deliver the information will start from the date of receipt of the application by Public Information Officer of AMR-APARD.

12. Kindly, ensure to strike off whichever is not applicable in the application form.
Instructions to the Applicant

Instructions to the applicant
Sl. No.
Nature of situation
Schedule for providing information under the Act
1 Providing information under normal course. 30 (thirty) days
2 Providing information, if it concerns the life and liberty of an individual. 48 hours/two days
3 Providing information, if the application is received through the Assistant Public Information Officer of AMR-APARD. 05 days shall be added to the time schedule in both the above situations.



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