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RTI (Right to Information act 2005)

Right to information

Welcome to the Right To Information Cell of Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute (CSWRI) Website. This cell has been designed and developed as per the requirements of Right to Information Act. We have tried to provide the overview and some important definitions of the Act.

What does information mean?
Information means any material in any form including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.

When did right to information come into force?
Right to information came into force on the 12th October, 2005 (120th day of its enactment on 15th June, 2005). Obligations of public authorities [S.4(1)], designation of Public Information Officers and Assistant Public Information Officers [S.5(1) and 5(2)], constitution of Central Information Commission (S.12 and 13), constitution of State Information Commission (S.15 and 16), non-applicability of the Act to Intelligence and Security Organizations (S.24) and power to make rules to carry out the provisions of the Act (S.27 and 28).

Who is covered?
The Act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. [S.(12)]

What does Right to Information mean?
Right to Information means the right to obtain, documents, records, take notes, inspect works, extracts or certified copies of documents or records, take certified samples of material and obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, in any other electronic mode or through printouts.[S.2(j)]


Official Address Telephone No/Fax No.
Shri Neeraj Tanwar
Administrative Officer
CSWRI, Avikanagar
Rajasthan 304501
+91 1437 220177 - Voice
+91 1437 220163 - Fax
Q. No. IV
CSWRI Campus, Avikanagar
Rajasthan 304501
+91 1437 - Voice
+91 9414989389 - Cellular
E-Mail: neeraj.tanwar@icar.gov.in; neeraj.gecivil@gmail.com  


Name & Designation Address Telephone No/Fax No.
Shri. Neeraj Tanwar
Administrative Officer, Public Information Officer
RTI Cell, CSWRI, Avikanagar
Teh.- Malpura, Via - Jaipur,
District - Tonk, 304501 Rajasthan
+91 1437 220177 - Voice
+91 1437 220163 - Fax
Shri R.P.Verma
Assistant Administrative Officer, Asst. PIO
RTI Cell, CSWRI , Avikanagar
Teh.- Malpura, Via - Jaipur,
District - Tonk, 304501, Rajasthan
+91 1437 220133 - Voice
+91 1437 220163-Fax
Shri M.K.Sharma
STO. Asst. PIO, NTRS Garsa, Kullu (Himachal Pradesh)
NTRS Garsa
Kullu Dist, HP 175141
+91 1902 272231 - Voice
+91 1902 272231 -Fax
Dr H.K. Narula
Principal Scientist, Assistant PIO. ARC, Bikaner
Beechhwal Industry Area, Bikaner - 334 006
0151-2250936 - Voice
9414968748 - Cellular
Dr G. Nagarajan
Principal Scientist, Assistant PIO. SRRC, Mannavanur
SRRC, CSWRI, Mannavanur, Kodaikanal -3 TN
04542-276414 -Voice
09655604162- Cellular

  • RTI Annual Return lnformation
  • Amendment to RTI Rules
  • Compilation of OMs, Circulars, Guidelines & Notifications on Right To Information Act, 2005
  • Directive of the Central Information Commission for time-bound implementation of the provisions of Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 - role and job chart of Transparency Officer
  • Directive of the Central Information Commission for time-bound implementation of the provisions of Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005
  • Disclosure of personal information under the RTI Act, 2005
  • Guide on the Right to information Act, 2005 dated 5th October 2009
  • Guide on the Right to information Act, 2005 dated 28th November, 2013
  • Iconic LOGO designed for RTI
  • Implementation of the provisions of Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005
  • Important Decisions of Central Information Commission
  • Judgment of the Hon'ble High Court of DeIhl in the matter of (W-P. (CI 36602012] in respect of Right to Informatlon Act, 2005
  • Observation of Hon'ble Supreme Court on RTI Act, 2005 in Civil Appeal No.6454 of 2011, arising out of SLP [C] No.75262009 in the case of CBSE & Anr Vs Aditya Bandopadhyay & Ors
  • Right to Information Rules 2012
  • Right To Information Act, 2005 (Hindi)
  • Right To Information Act, 2005 (English)
  • Right To Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005
  • The Central Information Commision (Appeal Procedure) Rules, 2005
  • Sec. 4(i): The particulars of organisation, functions and duties
  • Sec. 4(ii): The powers and duties of officers and employees
  • Sec. 4(iii): The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability
  • Sec. 4(iv): The norms set for discharge of functions
  • Sec. 4(v): The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records used by employees for discharging functions
  • Sec. 4(vi): The categories of documents held or under control
  • Sec. 4(vii): The particulars of arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the pubic in relation to the formulation of policy or implementation thereof
  • Sec. 4(viii): A Statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public
  • Sec. 4(ix): A Directory of Officers and employees
  • Sec. 4(x): The monthly remuneration of Officers and employees and system of compensation
  • Sec. 4(xi): Budget allocations of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
  • Sec. 4(xii): The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including amounts allocated, details and beneficiaries
  • Sec. 4(xiii): Recipients of concessions, permits or authorization granted
  • Sec. 4(xiv): Details in respect of the information, available or held, reduced in an electronic form
  • Sec. 4(xv): Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use
  • Sec. 4(xvi): Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers
  • Sec. 4(xvii): Annual Report, Projects etc.
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