RTI

Overview

The Right to Information Act 2005 is a move to replace a culture of secrecy and control in Public Authorities with one of openness, transparency and participation. The Act also proposes to strengthen the democratic setup of our country by providing citizen access to Information in Public Authorities covering the executive, judiciary and legislature arms.

HPDCAPL (Hydro Power Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh Ltd.), a Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh undertaking, has complied to provide information to the citizens of the country in accordance with the RTI Act. This section of HPDCAPL official website along with other relevant sections contains information as required to be published under Section 4 of the Act.

Compliance under Section 4 (1) (b) of Right to Information Act, 2005

For More Details on Right to Information Act, 2005 please visit www.persmin.gov.in or www.righttoinformation.gov.in

How to Apply

Introduction:

Any citizen of India who desires to obtain any information under the Right to Information Act, 2005 may make a request preferably in the application format (18 KB) in writing or through electronic means to the Public Information Officer/Assistant Public Information Officer.

Application Fee:

In accordance to directives given in the Gazette notification issued by Deptt. of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Govt. of India, vide No.34012/8(s)/2005-Estt.(B) dated 16/09/2005 , the application for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 must be accompanied by prescribed application fee drawn in favour of HPDCAP Ltd. payable at the local office where the application has been submitted. At present the application fee, which is subject to change from time to time, is as under :-

  • Application Fees                                 : Rs.10/- (Rupees Ten only).
  • Mode of Payment                               : By Cash against proper receipt or by DD/BC/IPO

NB: Persons who belong to BPL category are not required to pay any fee provided necessary documents are produced in support of their claim.

Additional Fee:

In case it is decided to provide the information, the Requester shall be informed of the additional fees required to be deposited by him/her for the information sought and information shall be furnished after the deposit of the fee by the Requester, as per the Act.

In accordance to directives given in the above mentioned Gazette notification dated 16/09/2005, for providing the information under sub-section (1) of Section 7, an additional fee shall be charged. At present, the applicable rates, which are subject to change from time to time, are given as under,:-

1 For each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied Rs. 2/- per page
2 For a copy in larger size paper Actual charge or cost price
3 For samples or models Actual cost or price
4 For inspection of records No fee for the first hour; and a fee of Rupees five for each fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof) thereafter

Further, for providing the information under sub-section (5) of Section 7, the fee shall be charged at the following rates :-

1 For information provided in diskette or floppy Rs. 50/-(Rupees fifty only) per diskette or floppy
2 For information provided in printed form At the price fixed for such publication or Rs.2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication

Appeal:

In case the Requester who does not receive a decision within the time specified in sub-section (1) or clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 7, or is aggrieved by a decision of the PIO, as the case may be, may within thirty days from the expiry of such period from the receipt of such a decision, prefer an appeal to the Departmental Appellate Authority for redressal of the grievance.

PIOs/APIOs

  1. Shri. Z.T. Sorang, DM(E/M)      PIO, Contact-+91-9436638047
  2. Shri. T.M. John, DM(Civil),       APIO, Contact-+91-9436226358