Guide on the Right to Information Act, 2005 – updated Version
No. 1/32/2013-IRGovernment of IndiaGovernment of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances & PensionsDepartment of Personnel & TrainingNorth Block, New DelhiDated: the 28th November, 2013OFFICE MEMORANDUM
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 easilycomprehensible form and manner, as may reasonably be required by a person who wishes to exercise any right specified in the Act. Further, it requires the Government to 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 implementing various provisions of the Act in right earnest.