Right to Information Act 2005

The Right to Information Act 2005, which enforces transparency and accountability in the working of the Public Authority, is a mile stone in our Democracy. Democracy is by the people, for the people and of the people, in which without transparency and accountability the target goal could not be achieved. This act redresses the grievance of the public who are made to run from pillar to post for some reason or other and empower them to get information across the table of the public authority as a matter of their right. The Act not only fulfills the public desire and expectation of the government functionaries but also pave way to provide useful information and support for furtherance of the good governance. The accountability fixed on the public authorities through this Act make them to work in a better way, for the betterment of the public and Government. As required under this act, information in the following 17 manuals is available on-line.

List DWSS of Public Information Officers (PIOs) and Appellate Authority
1 Chapter-1 Introduction Introduction
2 chapter-2 Manual-1 Particulars of Organization, Functions and Duties
3 chapter-3 Manual-2 Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees
4 chapter-4 Manual-3 Rules, Regulations, Instruction, Manual and Records for Discharging Functions
5 chapter-5 Manual-4 Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the, members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof
6 chapter-6 Manual-5 A Statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control
7 chapter-7 Manual-6 A Statement of boards, council, committees and other bodies constituted as its part
8 chapter-8 Manual-7 The Names, Designation and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.
9 chapter-9 Manual-8 Procedure followed in Decision Making Process
10 chapter-10 Manual-9 Directory of Officers
11 chapter-11 Manual-10 The Monthly Remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in regulations.
12 chapter-12 Manual-11 The Budget Allocated to each Agency (Particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursement made)
13 chapter-13 Manual-12 The Manner of Execution of Subsidy Programme
14 chapter-14 Manual-13 Particulars of Recipients of Concessions, permits or authorization granted by it
15 chapter-15 Manual-14 Norms set by it for the discharge of its functions
16 chapter-16 Manual-15 Information available in Electronic Form
17 chapter-17 Manual-16 Particulars of the facilities available to citizens for obtaining information
18 chapter-18 Manual-17 Other Useful Information

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