What We do

State Level RTI: Manipur


Law

In May 2005, the national Right to Information Act 2005 was passed by Parliament. The RTI Act 2005 received Presidential assent on 15 June and came fully into force on 12 October 2005. (For more information on the passage of the RTI Act 2005 and implementation at the national level, click here.) The RTI Act 2005 covers all Central, State and local government bodies and applies to the State Government of Manipur.

The Manipur Government has started implementing the RTI Act 2005. The Government issued the Manipur Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Costs) Rules, 2005.

For a list of Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities designated by the State Government, click here.

Details of Fee & Costs

Application

Rs 10

Mode of payment

Cash against receipt/ demand draft/ bankers' cheque

Additional Fees:

A-4 / A-3 paper created or copied

Rs 2 per page

Large size paper

Actual cost

Sample and models

Actual cost

Publication and printed form

At price so fixed for publication or Rs 2 per page for photocopy for extracts

Floppy/diskette

Rs 50

Inspection of records

No fee for the first hour and a fee of Rs 5 for each 15 minutes or fraction thereof thereafter.

Second Appeals and complaints against non-disclosure of information may be filed with the Manipur State Information Commission.

State Information Commission Contact Details

New Secretariat, Imphal-West Manipur
Phone No. 0385-2456495(O)/ 0385-2449640(R)
Email ID: ibobi@hotmail.com

Website: http://maninfocom.nic.in/index.html

Newsupdates, Activities & Advocacy

Resources & Articles

Government

CHRI

  • CHRI (2005) Forwarding Information Requests and Appeals: A Step by Step Guide for Assistant Public Information Officers under the Right to Information Act 2005, prepared by Mr Venkatesh Nayak.
  • CHRI (2005) Processing Information Requests: A Step by Step Guide for Assistant Public Information Officers under the Right to Information Act 2005, prepared by Mr Venkatesh Nayak.

Miscellaneous

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