How To File Online RTI Bihar?

The Right Information Act came into force on 12th October 2005. In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and (2) of section 27 of the Right to Information Act, 2005, the Government of Bihar hereby makes the following rules, namely, Right to Information Rules'2006.

Online RTI Bihar - Offline Method of Application filling up the form

How to file Online RTI For Bihar?

The primary method of filing an RTI Application in Bihar is the offline form. Have a look at these steps below to make sure to submit rti application for all general administration departments in Bihar fruitfully.

Recognize the department to which your RTI online Bihar doubt should be sent
The first step to filing the RTI online Bihar application is to classify the department that is involved and from whom the detail needs to be extracted. For example, all public issues like street lights, water problems, garbage, and building permits in cities are under Individual Corporations. For example, in a city like Patna or Aurangabad, the RTI question must be addressed to the establishments in the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation, and Patna Municipal Corporation correspondingly.

Frame the Questions Correctly and in the Proper Format
Once you know the department that the Bihar RTI Application has to be tackled to, it is vital to border the questions suitably. Ask straight and simple questions so that the application understands them without difficulty. Questions asked about difficulty can lead to the refusal of the application. Also make sure that the questions relay to only one subject material otherwise it might get discarded, as reported by the RTI Act. For example, if it is regarding the status of FIR, but the questions that are simply connected to that FIR.

Attach Payment with Application

Once writing the application, you will be required to fix the RTI Application fee together with your request. The fee amount is Rs. 10/- and the fee obligation is sent as an Indian Postal Order or if handed over, it can be done in cash or as a demand draft.

Send your RTI online Bihar Application
After all of the above steps are finished, send the application through speed post or registered post and wait for the authorities to act in response.

Bihar Online RTI Application Method
Amusingly, Bihar state was the first to start a service of accepting RTI requests on the phone but now it’s not working. Currently, there is no facility accessible by the Bihar Government for filing an RTI Online.

But, you can use our website to file your Online RTI Bihar Application. Click here to apply now and fill up an easy form. We will pay attention to the rest of the formalities. We will arrange a recall and understand your query. We will then take the appeal and do the needful on your behalf to make sure your RTI request reaches the right authority.

Departments under Bihar Government

Every State Government Section and local governing authority in Bihar like Nagar Nigam, Municipal Corporations, town councils, Gram Panchayats, Patna Regional Development Authority (PRDA), Patna Electricity Supply Unit (PESU), Bihar School Examination Board, Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority, Bihar State Housing Board, etc come under the field of RTI Bihar Act.

Departments under Bihar Government

  • Department of climate change
  • Department of women and child
  • Department of higher education
  • Infrastructure and Investment Department
  • Department of Backward Classes and welfare
  • Industry and Commerce Department
  • Department Of culture
  • Hospitality
  • Department of Electronics and communication
  • Forest and ecology, Environment Department
  • Social welfare Department & protocol Department
  • Department of food civil supplies
  • Rural Development Department
  • Health and Medical Department
  • Labour and Employment Department
  • Transport Department
  • Tourism Department
  • Election Department
  • Department of roads and building
  • Agriculture Department
  • Finance Department
  • Animal husbandry Department

To whom should RTI addressed?
Under the RTI Act, 2005 every department should appoint a Public Information Officer (PIO) who is answerable to get and respond to RTI applications filed to that department.

When will the response be provided to your RTI Application?
According to the RTI Act, the reply to the RTI application in Bihar, or any other state must be provided by the PIO within 30 days from the receipt of the similar. This includes the RTI Applications Form made online or offline. If the information requested in the RTI is relayed to another department, then the PIO has permission to transfer the same in 5 days from the receipt of the RTI to that department that has the information. If no response is received from the Government office after completion of 30 days, a first appeal can be filed to the First Appellate Authority (FAA).

In Case, you are not satisfied with the result of the first appeal, a second appeal can be filed with the Bihar Information Commission.

Mode of payment of RTI fee for apply RTI online bihar

Your RTI Application has to be as per the RTI Rules and Fees for Bihar. The application fee is Rs.10/- to be paid by Bank's Demand Draft or Pay Order [Banker's Cheque] or Indian Postal Order or in Cash against receipt. Applicants holding BPL(Below Poverty Line) certificate do not have to pay any application fee.

Other charges:

Information in A-3 or A-4 size paper - Rs.2 per page,
Large size: actual cost,
Publications: actual cost.
CD: Rs.50/- per CD.
Inspection: Rs.10/- for first hour and Rs.5/- for every 15 minutes or part thereof thereafter.
In the case of maps and plans etc. the fee shall be fixed by the concerned PIO in each case depending upon the cost of labour and material required to be employed.
The amount of fee shall be deposited in the following head of account: "Receipts under Right to Information Act, 2005."

Some Other RTI Issues

  • File RTI bihar for Industrial development issues: Industry Development Council answerable under the RTI Act.
  • Passport verification issues: File an RTI application for passport verification
  • the Cost of projects undertaken by the MLA and MP: Get information on allocation of funds used by MLA/MP of bihar
  • MNREGA works details: File an RTI application for MNREGA Scam in bihar .
  • against Pradhan / Mukhiya / local representatives: File RTI to know the Cost of projects undertaken by the Pradhan/Mukhiya/local representatives.
  • bihar in Municipal Corporation: RTI for Water problems shortage and sewer problems.
  • MDM issues: File RTI Online for corruption in Mid Day Meal.
  • against MLA and MP: File RTI bihar to know the Cost of projects undertaken by the MLA and MP.
  • Government Hospital: File RTI bihar for Health and sanitation
  • Birth / death certificate: File RTI for Birth and death certificate issues in Municipal Corporation bihar.
  • Education: RTI for Education, at primary middle and secondary levels of school.
  • Housing development issues: File RTI for Housing development issues in bihar.
  • PF return : File an RTI Online to Get The Status of Your EPF Withdrawal or EPF Transfer Request in bihar.
  • Police complaint: Filed RTI for police complaint, but did not get any response for a long time.
  • Gram Panchayat Rural and Panchayati Raj : Right to Information bihar for Gram Panchayat Rural and Panchayati Raj and Rural Development work.
  • For gov location collector office :File RTI land records or property details with pin code in bihar.

Format For bihar

RTI Act, 2005 doesn't give a particular Format. You can write Application in any Format.For your benefit, we are giving a basic example of Application Format. Simply draft your application according to design and append IPO or DD according to requirement and send it to the concerned PIO.

Sample Format for Normal Application Sample Format- First Appeal Sample Format- Second Appeal

If still you face trouble in drafting RTI application, at that point take our help in filing RTI online. Simply click on the Apply Now and Fill the RTI Application Form. We will file your RTI for Bihar.

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