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Punjab Govt RTI Rules 2017

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Chandigarh -

  Punjab Govt RTI Rule 2017
No. 4(a)  rupees two for each page in A-3 or smaller size paper;
Trick : If authority demands Rs. 24 then information seeker can send Indian Postal Orders (IPO) Rs. 10 + 10 affixing stamps Rs. 2 + 2 on IPO's  View
No. 4(g) postal charge involved in supply of information that exceeds fifty rupees
  No. 11(iii) "inquire through authorized officer further details or facts;"
# Link Orders Relevant Portions
1 CWP-1877 of 2022
that the same was issued but is not traceable and in case, same was not traceable whether any DDR with respect to its loss was registered (Point no 12 on page 10).

A quasi-judicial authority must record reasons in support of its conclusions. (Point no 13 (b) on page 12)
AC - 1391 of 2017
date 24.07.2017
Sh. S. S. Channy
Accordingly, Regional Deputy Director Local Government, Ferozepur is directed to complete the inquiry in a time bound manner within 2 months
3 AC - 4560 of 2019
date 23.06.2020
Sh. Khuswant Singh
The PIO is directed to conduct an enquiry and submit a complete enquiry report which establishes that the record is missing, FIR has been lodged and suitable action has been taken as per procedure of the department against the person under whose custody the record was found missing.
4 AC - 3989 of 2021
date 07.09.2022
Sh. Amrit Pratap Singh Sekhon
If the record is missing departmental proceeding needs to held and if it has been misplaced then any criminal action is to be taken on merits of the case for the loss of record.

Grahak Jago - RTI Performa & Important Orders of CIC (Delhi) and States

RTI Activist / Whistle blower for Protection Contact to Punjab Police :
Additional Director Genreral of Police Securities,
IT & T Wing, Punjab Police Head Quarters,
Sec - 9, Chandigarh

RTI applications/first appeals can be filed by Indian Citizens only for the main
ministries/departments of Central Govt., located at New Delhi

RTI application can be sent via DESIGNATED POST Office [no need for Registered post or simple post] to Central authorities. DONo.3-38/05-PG    Circular 103-1/2007-RTI
RTI applications and the requisite fee are being accepted by the designated Post Offices, numbering above 4700. Example

Police Protection for National President of Grahak Jago Recommended By Hon'ble Punjab State Information Commissioner.  View

Police Protection for Active member Harish Chander of Grahak Jago Recommended By Hon'ble Punjab State Information Commissioner to DGP Punjab, IGP Bathinda Zone, DIGP Faridkot, SSP Faridkot    View

While submitting appeal before Punjab State Information Commission, If information seeker requests for video conferencing from/at all districts in Punjab then his/her request can be accepted, Then no need to visit Chandigarh


While submitting appeal before CIC, If information seeker requests for video conferencing then his/her request can be accepted View

Website : (Center Information Commission)
All types of information should be uploaded on internet to save money & time. So that approx no need of PIO and first appellate authority and second appellate authority View
To engage Advocate / Advisor, Prior Approval / Consent of Director, Local Govt, Punjab, Chandigarh is mandatory   View

RTI applicant is not a consumer, Hon'ble NCDRC - New Delhi  Click to View

RTI Performa (FORM A)   click here In Word Document,

Punjab Appeal Performa click here

The Appellant or the Complainant, as the case may be, may seek the assistance of any authorized person while presenting his case before the Commission and the person representing him may not be a legal practitioner. Office Order SICP 24.08.2012

Information provide on phone in Bihar state under RTI Act, Application fee adjust in phone Bill View
Co-op Banks not under RTI Act : SC - 7.oct.2013
However, Supreme Court said information can be collected in a case if it involves a huge amount of public money. 

Municipal Council Goniana Mandi through Executive Officer Gursewak Singh has adopted the procedure of pick and choose policy, which it cannot choose, this act and conduct of the opposite party amounts to deficiency in service on its part. Order

RTI Activist Ram Chander Goyal
, Distt. Bhatinda, Punjab demanded information regarding dues sewerage, water, House tax of Property and Mr Goyal's friend demanded information regarding illegal encroachment on Govt. land relating to Respected Ramesh Kumar Mattu (M.C.) from Municipal Committee Goniana under Right to Information Act 2005, afterthat attacked by encroachmenters on Mr Goyal then FIR lodged on dt : 27.Feb.2012 (View FIR).
Now RC Goyal demands police protection/security which was not given.  Result : -
As per advice of Law Officer of Directorate (of local govt) the transaction / registry is Null and void -  Click here to View

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