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Chapter III – Procedure



      The following procedure has to be adopted to provide information –


  1. Any Citizen of India can secure access to information from the National Commission for Women. 
  2. A person who desires to obtain any information under the Right to Information Act 2005 shall make a request in writing in Hindi or English accompanying Rs. 10 fee with each request under section 6(1). 
  3. The applicant can send the application by post or through the electronic means or can deliver it personally in the office of the public authority
  4. P.I.O. shall render all reasonable assistance to the person making the request orally to reduce the same in writing. 
  5. The required fee shall be sent/deposited by cash against proper receipt or through Bank draft/bankers cheque or Postal Order payable to P.A.O. NCW. 
  6. The following fee has been prescribed for obtaining information :-
    1. Aplication Fee Rs.10/- per application.
    2. Copy of Pages Rs.2/- per page in A-4 or A-3. 
    3. Actual cost or Charges for a copy in large size paper 
    4. Sample or Model Actual Cost. 
    5. For Inspection of record, First hour no fee, Rs.5/- for each subsequent hour (or fraction thereof). 
    6. Floppy/Diskette Rs.50/-per floppy/Diskette.

      Note- No fee from below poverty line applicants shall be realized.

  1. On receipt of the requests on prescribed form or on plain paper; P.I.O. shall issue acknowledgement to the applicant and forward the request to concerned section for obtaining information as early as possible.
  2. The P.I.O. shall ensure delivery of the requests to the concerned section 48 Hours from the receipt of requests.
  3. Taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records is allowed. Taking certified sample of material is also allowed. A written request from the applicant shall be collected by P.I.O. for this purpose.
  4. The applicant can obtain information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts where the information is stored; in the computer device against the actual cost of the device.
  5. P.I.O. shall ensure that the complete information is provided to the applicant within 30 days. In the case of third party -40 days time period is allowed to provide information. 
  6. It shall be duty of Public Relation Officer to provide as much information suo moto to the public through press releases and website in order to reduce the number of applications. 
  7. All the sections shall maintain their records and documents in such form and manner which is easily accessible to the public. They shall make the information known to the public through notice board and news papers and electronic medias/website of the Commission. 
  8. Any officer/official of any Department, whose assistance is required for this purpose, shall render all Assistance to Public Information Office in terms of the provisions of the Right to Information Act 2005.  

Note:- All the sections incharge are advised to provide complete information in accordance with the information asked for by the applicant. Incomplete or misleading information must be avoided to reduce the number of appeals under the Information Act 2005