Notice for E-tender for E-procurement of providing Housekeeping services to the offices of Central Goods & Services Tax, Meerut for the period from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019 has been published on  https://eprocure.gov.in/cppp/ and  http://www.cbec.gov.in/ . Interested bidders can apply by following the instructions in the tender  document. Last date of tender is 26.03.2018.  

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RIGHT TO INFORMATION : PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION

As per Section 6 of the Right to Information Act, 2005,

(1) a person, who desires to obtain any information under this Act, shall make a request in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi or in the official language of the area in which the application is being made, accompanying such fee as may be prescribed, to


(a) the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, of the concerned public authority


(b) the Central Assistant Public Information Officer or State Assistant Public Information Officer, as the case may be, specifying the particulars of the information sought by him or her: Provided that where such request cannot be made in writing, the Central Public Information Officer or State Public Information Officer, as the case may be, shall render all reasonable assistance to the person making the request orally to reduce the same in writing.


(2) An applicant making request for information shall not be required to give any reason for requesting the information or any other personal details except those that may be necessary for contacting him.


(3) Where an application is made to a public authority requesting for an information,as

(i) which is held by another public authority; or

(ii) the subject matter of which is more closely connected with the functions of another public authority, the public authority, to which such application is made, shall transfer the application or such part of it as may be appropriate to that other public authority and inform the applicant immediately about such transfer: Provided that the transfer of an application pursuant to this sub-section shall be made as soon as practicable but in no case later than five days from the date of receipt of the application.



Fee and Cost for Information

For Fee and Cost for Information sought / the text of The Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005 are reproduced below:-

2. Definition - In the rules, unless the context otherwise requires, -

(a) 'Act' means the Right to Information Act, 2005;

(b) 'section' means section of the Act;

(c) all other words and expression used herein but not defined and defined in the Act shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Act.


3. A request for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of rupees ten by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Accounts Officer of the public authority.


4. For providing the information under sub-section (1) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Accounts Officer of the public authority at following rates:-

(a) rupees two for each page ( in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;

(b) actual charge or cost price of a copy in large size paper;

(c) actual cost or price for samples or models; and

(d) for inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee or rupees five for each fifteen minutes ( or fraction thereof) thereafter.


5. For providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Accounts Officer of the public authority at following rates:-

(a) for information provided in diskette or floppy rupees fifty per diskette or floppy; and

(b) for information provided in printed form at the price fixed for such publication or rupees two per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.



GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING RIGHT TO INFORMATION

As per Section 2(j) of the Right to Information Act, 2005, right to informationtion means the right to information accessible under this Act which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to :-

(i) inspection of work, documents, records;

(ii) taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records;

(iii) taking certified samples of material;

(iv) obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes,video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through print outs where such information is stored in a computer or in any other device.

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