» Right to Information Act

Procedure

In accordance with the RTI (Regulations of fee and costs) Rule 2005 made by the Govt. of India, it is considered necessary to bring to the notice of all concerned citizens of Republic of India that information in respect of this Institute can be obtained from the CPIO of this Institute for which a written application has to be submitted to the CPIO, LV.R.I., Izatnagar alongwtih the application fee and costs of copy as given below:­

  • Application fee under Section 6(1) Rs. 10.00
  • The cost of copy of documents per page Rs. 2.00
  • However, in case of applications which involve search of documents for a considerable duration and search of voluminous documents or involved substantial amount of man power cost will require payment of costs as determined by CPIO, I.V.R.I. and intimated to the applicant under section 7(3) of RTI Act.
  • The citizens can also inspect the records on prior appointment made by CPIO of the Institute. For such inspection of records no fee shall be charged for the first hour. A fee Rs.5/­for each subsequent hour or fraction thereof shall be charged.

The fee may be paid in cash to the Cashier, Administrative Block, I.V.R.I, Izatnagar against proper receipt or by demand draft or by bankers cheque payable to the Accounts Officer of I.V.R.I The fee in any other form will not be accepted and application accompanied with fee in the form other than cash/demand draft/bankers cheque drawn not in favour of the Accounts Officer, I.V.R.I are liable to be rejected.

It is, further, informed that CPIO of I.V.R.I will provide information held in the records of the Institute and no clarifications/justifications/remarks shall be offered and therefore, citizens are advised not to seek any clarification/justification/remarks from the CPIO under RTI Act.

The applications conforming to the various provisions given under RTI Act and received by CPIO, I.V.R.I shall be processed and information and copies of documents within the purview of RTI Act will be provided to the applicant by registered post within 30 days from the date of receipt of application by CPIO.

As per section 8 and 9 of RTI Act, the following information shall not be provided to the applicants:

  • Information having scientific and economic interest of the Institute.
  • Information on collaboration with foreign countries.
  • Information which if revealed may involve contempt of any court of law.
  • Information which if provided may lead to the breach of privilege of parliament.
  • Information on commercial activities of the Institute.
  • Information on trade secrets.
  • Information on intellectual propriety.
  • Information available through fiduciary relationships.
  • Information on personal matters of a third person which may cause unwarranted invasion of privacy of the individual.
  • Information on any investigation in progress/pending.
  • Information received from foreign countries.
  • Information the disclosures of which would be dangerous to life and physical safety any person.
  • Cabinet papers.
  • The information which would involve any infringement of copy right subsisting in a person.