Right To Information Act

The Right to Information Act (RTI) is an Act of the Parliament of India “to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens”.

1.1 The Director of Municipal Administration has appointed the following officers to the Office of the D.M.A as its Public Information Officers (PIO) to furnish the information as and when sought for by the public.

1.2 Public Information Officers (PIO)

 

Sl.No

Name of the officer                                       Thiru/Tmt

Responsible Sections Sections  in which the  officers acts as  PIO
1

Dr.C.Vijayakumar

Joint Director [Admin]

C,  K,  F,  OP & J C, K, F,  OP,  J  & V
2

R. Poongodi  Arumaikkan

Joint   Director   (Election)

Election,  B,  R Election,   B,  R & H
3

K.Uma  Maheswari

Joint   Director   (Scheme)

           E,  EA,  WB,

AMRUT,   P, SBM

AMRUT,   P, SBM

 

E,  EA,  WB

AMRUT,   P,  SBM

4

S. Parijatham

Joint   Director (Corporation)

MCA,   MCB

Upgradation   of   Urban Local Bodies

MCA,   MCB

Upgradation   of   Urban Local Bodies

5

R.Shanthi,

APA to DMA

L,  LA,  GR

L, LA,  A,  GR

6

M.Ilamparithi

Assistant Project Officer

UPA UPA
7

L. Gopalakrishnan

Deputy Director (TP)

TP

TP

8

A. Vimaladevi

Project  Economist

IT, M

IT, M

 

1.3. Any person requiring information under the RTI Act on the subject matters dealt with by the Directorate of Municipal Administration may send his/her representation to the concerned Public Information Officers, Office of the DMA MRC Nagar, Chennai – 28.

1.4 The procedure for getting information and the fee to be paid are as mentioned below:-

    1. A request for obtaining information under section 6 (1) of the RTI Act shall be made in writing or through electronic means to the Public Information Officer mentioned in the above table 1.2. The request must be accompanied by a fee of Rs.10/- by court fee stamp or by demand draft or banker’s cheque. The Public Information Officer shall credit the amount in to the following head of account:-

“0075.00 Miscellaneous General Services- 800. Other receipts BK. Collection of fees under Tamil Nadu Right to Information (Fees) Rules 2005” (DPC 007500 800 BK 0006)

The applicant may also remit the fee under the above head of account through Treasury / Pay and Accounts Office / State Bank of India / Reserve Bank of India and produce a photocopy of the challan to the Public Information Officer along with his / her application as evidence for having remitted the fee.

  1. For providing the information under section 7 (1) of the Right to Information Act (See the attached manual), the request shall be made as mentioned in 1.4 (a) on payment of fee as indicated below.
    1. Rupees two for each page (in A4 or A3 size paper) created or copied;
    2. actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper
    3. actual cost of price for samples or models; and
    4. for inspection of records, no fee is charged for the first hour; and a fee of Rs.5/-(five) for each fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof) thereafter.
  2. For providing the information under section 7(5) of the Right to Information Act, a fee as indicated below should be paid following the method of payment mentioned above.
    1. For information provided in diskette or floppy, Rs.50/-(fifty) per diskette or floppy; and
    2. For information provided in printed form, at the rate of Rs.2/- per page.

1.5 Persons below the poverty line need not pay the fee for getting the information under the Right to information Act, 2005. The list of persons below poverty line approved by the Gram Panchayat and local bodies will be the basis for claiming this concession. An extract of the list, duly certified, will be sufficient to avail this concession.

For more information:

Click here to read the entire RTI manual ​http://rti.gov.in/webactrti.htm

Click here to download the RTI manual ​​Handbook_MAWS.pdf

Click here to read the entire RTI manual ​http://rti.gov.in