Right to Information
Appellate Authority & Public Information Officer for Application under RTI Act, 2005
The name of Government officials for seeking information by Indian Citizen under Right to Information(RTI) Act, 2005 are as under:
1. Appellate Authority:
Mr. R. MASAKUI
Ambassador of India
Tel:00-263 4 795950
Fax No:00-263 4 795413
2. Central Public Information Officer (CPIO):
Shri S. Rajendran
Embassy of India
Tel: 00-263 4 704670
Fax: 00-263 4 795958
Any information seeker can apply for information under RTI Act, 2005 to PIO directly at above given contact details.
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Applications seeking information under the RTI Act, 2005 may be sent along with the prescribed fee through e-IPO* (Electronic Indian Postal Order) OR in US Dollars, equivalent to Indian Rs.10/- in cash/cheque or demand draft favouring Embassy of India, Harare. [The rate of exchange for a particular month may be ascertained from the Embassy].
*Facility of e-IPO for payment of fee under the RTI Act, 2OO5
The Department of Personnel and Training and Department of Posts have launched a service called e-lPO (Electronic lndian Postal Order) to enable lndian Citizens residing in lndia or abroad to purchase an lndian Postal Order electronically by paying fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal i.e.
http://www.epostoffice.gov.in. to enable them to seek information under the RTI Act, 2005. It can also be accessed through lndia Post Website, i.e. www.indiapost.gov.in. An e-lPO so generated must be used only once with an RTI application.
The User needs to get himself/herself registered at the website. He/she has to choose the Ministry/Department from whom he/she desires to seek the information under the RTI Act and the e-IPO so generated can be used to seek information from that Ministry/Department only. A printout of the e-IPO is required to be attached with the RTI application. If the RTI application is being filed electronically, e-IPO is required to be attached as an attachment. For more details please visit the website
http : //www. epostoffice.gov.in.
This facility is only for purchasing an Indian Postal Order electronically. All the requirements for filing an RTI application as well as other provisions regarding eligibility, time limit, exemptions, etc. will continue to apply.