Guide on the Right to Information Act, 2005 – updated Version
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: the 28th November,2013
Subject: Guide on the Right to Information Act, 2005 – updated Version.
Section 26 of the RTI Act requires the Government to compile a guide containing such information, in an easily comprehensible form and manner, as may reasonably be required by a person who wish to exercise any right specified in the Act. Further, it requires the Government ot update the Guide at regular intervals. Accordingly an updated Guide on the Act is hereby published online which would help all the stake-holders viz. information seekers in getting information, public information officers in dealing with the RTI applications, first appellate authorities in taking cogent decisions on appeals and the public authorities in taking cogent decisions on appeals and the public authorities in implementing various provisions of the Act in right earnest.