Guidelines For The Information Seekers Under the RTI Act, 2005

The appeal made to the State Informational Commission should be accompanied by the following documents:

  1. Self-attested copies of the order or documents against which appeal is made;
  2. Copies of the documents relied upon by the appellant and referred to in the appeal; and
  3. An index of the documents referred to in the appeal.


If any person is unable to submit a request to a State Public information Officer either by reason that such an officer has not been appointed by the concerned public authority; or the State Assistant State Public information Officer has refused to accept his or her application or appeal for forwarding the same to the State Public information Officer or the appellate authority, as the case may be; or he has been refused access to any information requested by him under the RTI Act; or he has not been given a response to a request for information within the time limit specified in the Act; or he has been required to pay an amount of fee which he considers unreasonable; or he believes that he has been given incomplete, misleading or false information, he can make a complaint to the State information Commission.

Disposal of Appeals and Complaints by the TIC

The State information Commission decided the appeals and complaints and conveys its decision to the appellant/complainant and first appellate authority/SPIO. The Commission may decide an appeal/complaint after hearing the parties to the appeal/complaint or by inspection of documents produced by the appeal/complaint and SPIO or such senior officer of the public authority who decided the first appeal. If the Commission will inform of the date of hearing to the applicant or the complainant at least seven clear days before the date of hearing. The appeal/complaint has the discretion to be present in person or through his authorized representative at the time of hearing or may opt not to be present.

Important Web-sites

Given below are the addresses of some important web-sites which contain substantial information relevant to the right to information:

  1. Portal of the Government of India (
  2. Portal on the Right to Information (
  3. Website of the Tripura Information Commission (

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