Setting up of RTI Cell in the Public Authorities: Rs.50,000 available for each Ministries/Departments/Attached Offices/Subordinate Offices
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 7th July, 2014
Subject: – Financial assistance for Setting up of RTI Cell in Public Authority.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s OM of even number dated 19.05.2011 and 02.08.2012 regarding a ‘One time grant of Rs.50,000/- by DOPT for procuring a computer, scanner, printer etc. towards setting up of RTI Cell in the Public Authorities under the Centrally Sponsored Plan Scheme ‘Improving transparency and accountability in Government through effective implementation of RTI’.
2. It is reiterated that Ministries/Departments/Attached Offices/Subordinate Offices desirous of availing the facility of financial assistance mentioned above, may send the proposals in the prescribed proforma (enclosed) to Director (IR), Room No.279 A, North Block, New Delhi-1 by post or through e-mail at email@example.com . While submitting the proposal, a copy of the order for setting up the RTI Cell in the Public Authority may also be furnished.
3. O.M dated 19.05.2011 referred to above is available on the website of DOPT (persmin.nic.in > DOPT > OMs & Orders > RTI).
Under Secretary to the Government of India