RTI Act

Right to information Act is an Act enacted by the Parliament on 15.06.2005 and notified in the Gazette of India dated 21.06.2005.

It is an Act to provide for right to information for Citizens to secure access to information under the control of Public authority. TRA is a Public authority as defined under the Act.

The Citizens can have access to the information of the Board under the provisions of the Right to information Act except certain information as notified under relevant sections. The Citizens may obtain the information of the Board on Payment of prescribed fees.

CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION REQUIRED TO BE COMPILED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(B)OF THE ACT
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Category of Information
Information placed by TRA in the web-site
(i)
Particulars of its Organization Division, functions and duties
(ii)
Powers and duties of its officers and employees
Existing delegation of powers of its officers. Action is being initiated to amend the existing delegation of powers of the officers and statutory committees of the Board wherever necessary.
 (iii) Procedure followed in the decision including channels of supervision and accesbility Procedure followed in the Decision / Channel of Supervision
 (iv)
Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.

TRA M.O.A.A.

Service Rules

  • I
  • II
  • III
(v) Statement of categories of documents that are held by it or under its control.
(vi)
Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof.
There are branches in TRA. TRA is a registered society under the W.B. Society Act. The organization was formed by the tea industry. It is run by counci. The govt. has four rep. on board.
(vii)
Statement of Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice and as to whether meetings of those Boards, Councils, Committees and other bodies are open to the public or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public.
The minutes of the meetings are accessible.
(viii) A directory of its officers and employees. Common Gradation List
(ix)
The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of computerization as provided in its regulations.
Monthly remuneration received by each of its Officers and employees (Basic Pay) are available which is as per central govt rules.
(x)
The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made.
(xi)
The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes.
N.A.
(xii)
The particulars of concessions, permits of authorizations granted by it.
N.A.
(xiii)
Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.
TRA has taken steps to store the general information in an electronic form.
(xiv)
Particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of library or reading room, if maintained for public.
The working hour of the TRA is 9.30 A.M. to 6.00 P.M.(with Lunch break from 1.30 to 2.00 P.M.) and the TRA follows 5 days week system. (Monday to Friday) The Citizens can approach the offices any time between 9.30 A.M. & 6.00 P.M. for obtaining information.
(xv)
Names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers.
 (xvi)

Other information as may be prescribed.

Public Information Officers (PIOs)

i)Every public authority to designate as many officers as PIOs in all administrative units or offices under it as necessary to provide information under the Act.

ii)Every public authority to designate an officer within 100 days of the enactment of the Act, at each sub-divisional level as an Assistant PIO to receive applications for information or appeals under the Act.

iii)PIO can seek assistance of any other officer considered necessary in discharge of his duties.

Needful done by appointing PIOs and APIOs to receive applications under RTI Act, 2005.

 

 

Fee StructureApplication Forms/Office orders/Circulars

  • Form of Application for seeking information under the Right to Information Act, 2005
  • Appeal under secion 19 (1) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 –
  • Appeal by Third under secion 19 (2) of the Right to Information Act, 2005
  • Appellate Authority
  • Coordinating CPIO
  • Awareness cum Assitance to RI Act