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The Right to Information Act 2005A Handbook$

Sudhir Naib

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780198067474

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067474.001.0001

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APPENDIX I (CONTD) (p.272) Sample RTI Application for Knowing How Your MLA has used the Constituency Development Funds

APPENDIX I (CONTD) (p.272) Sample RTI Application for Knowing How Your MLA has used the Constituency Development Funds

The Right to Information Act 2005
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The Public Information Officers


(Address of the Public Authority)

Sub: Application under the RTI Act, 2005

  1. (A) Name of Applicant

  2. (B) Address [Give address from where you would like to correspond with the PIO]


I seek following information regarding Works carried out under MLA Development Fund in________________area.

  1. (1) How much money was allotted to the MLA during the financial year______________to__________for the constituency.

  2. (2) Please provide the following details in respect of all the works awarded for the period___________to____________for____________constituency out of the MLA Constituency Development Fund: (i) Name of work, (ii) Work Order Number, (iii) Brief description of work, (iv) Name of contractor, (v) Date of commencement, (vi) Date of completion, (vii) Rate at which work was awarded, (viii) Amount sanctioned, (ix) Amount paid so far, (x) Status of work, (xi) Basis of decision taken to carry out this work.

  3. (3) Please intimate the same details as in above Serial 2 (i) to (xi) in respect of works awarded in the Village_______________, Gram Panchayat______________, Block/Ward_________________, out of the MLA Constituency Fund in the constituency.

  4. (4) I would also like to inspect the work order register in respect of Village______________, Gram Panchayat______________________for this constituency for the above period. Please intimate the date, time and venue when I can come and inspect the same.

I have deposited initial application fee of Rs. 10/- vide IPO/Challan/DD No._________________.

If you feel that the above requested information does not pertain to your department, then please follow the provisions of Section 6(3) of the RTI Act.

(p.273) Also, as per the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005 please provide the details (name and designation) of the first appellate authority with respect to your department in the reply to the above request, where I may, if required file my first appeal.

Thanking you.



Postal Address:______________________



IPO/Challan/DD No.______________________