Bringing Information to the Citizens

Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to the citizen requests for Government information. It is an initiative taken by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to provide a– RTI Portal Gateway to the citizens for quick search of information on  the  details  of  first  Appellate Authorities, PIOs  etc. amongst others, besides access to RTI related information / disclosures published on the web by various Public Authorities under the Government of India as well as the State Governments.

Objective of the Right to Information Act

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and   make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed. The Act is a big step towards making the citizens informed about the activities of the Government.

The Information given here is in respect of the office of the Principal Accountant General (Audit-I), Gujarat comprising of Branch Office at Ahmedabad (including RAO/GHB). Public Information Officer has been appointed to assist in discharging the duties under this Act.

Procedure of Filing of Application

A person, who desires to obtain any information under this Act shall make a request to the concerned Public Information Officer in writing in English, Gujarati or in Hindi accompanying such fee as mentioned in para 3 below.

Format of the Application Form

There is no specific Application Form. The Applicant should clearly mention his/her Name & Address for correspondence, Telephone No. (Optional) and specific information which he/she wants if practicable with No. & Date etc.

Fee

Fee may be made in cash against proper receipt or by Banker’s Cheque/ Bank Draft/Indian Postal Order in favour of the Pay and Accounts Officer, IAD, Rajkot.

  • Quantum of Fee

A request for obtaining information under Sub-Section (1) of Section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rupees Ten (Rs. 10/-) as mentioned above.

  • For providing the information under sub-section (1) of Section 7, the fee shall be charged at the following rates :-

Rupees two for each page created or copied (A-4 or A-3 size paper)

Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper actual cost or price for samples or models and for inspection of records, no fee for the first hour, and a fee of rupees five for each subsequent hours.

Arrangement of Receipt for Application & Fee

Arrangement for receipt of Application & Fee has been made at the Reception Counter of the respective Public Information Officer. The applicant can also remit the requisite fee as per Procedure stated above.

Appeals and Appellate Authorities, etc, if any

Appeals against the decision of Public Information Officer can be made before the Appellate Authority i.e. the respective Heads of Department namely Pr. Accountant General (Audit-I), Gujarat, Rajkot

REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT

  Reference Information Available At
Organizational Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (i) About Us 
Duties Chapter II, 4 1(b) (ii) Duties Powers and Conditions of Service Act 
Decision Making Process Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (iii) Manual of Standing Orders Organization Chart of the O/o Pr. Accountant General, Gujarat, Rajkot
Norms Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (iv) www.saiindia.gov.in (Auditing Standards)
Manuals Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (v) List of Manuals 
Documents Held Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (vi) Documents held by department relate to documents received from auditee entities.
Consultative Arrangements Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (vii) Not Applicable
Boards/Committees Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (viii) 1. Sexual Harassment Committee 2. Transfer & Posting Board
Directory Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (ix) (Telephone Directory) 
Pay Scales Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (x) Pay Scales of Officials in this Office 
Budget Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (xi) Budget of the O/o Pr. Accountant General Audit –I
 Subsidy Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (xii) Not Applicable 
Concessions’ Permits, Authorizations Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (xiii) Not Applicable
Electronic information Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (xiv) Available information in electronic form is available on website
Facilities Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (xv) Sample Citizens’ Charter 
PIOs Chapter II, 4 1 (b) (xvi) Shri Sandip S Pandule
Public Information Officer &
Deputy Accountant General (Admn),
Office of the Pr. Accountant General
(Audit-I), Gujarat,
Race Course Road, Rajkot.
Email Address:- agauGujarat2@cag.gov.in
Phone No. : - (O) 0281-2448041,
0281-2446836 (Ext. 104)
First Appellate Authority   Shri Yashwant Kumar,
First Appellate Authority& Principal Accountant General
(Audit-I), Gujarat,Race Course Road, Rajkot.
Email Address:- agauGujarat2@cag.gov.in
Phone No. : - (O) 0281-2450492, 2446836 (Ext. 100)
Sexual Harassment Complaint Committee  Chairperson Ms. Roopal Prakash Office of the Pr. Accountant General (Audit-II), Gujarat, Ahmedabad
Committee members:
Shri Dennis Daniel, Sr. Audit Officer
Ms. Madhu M. Chourasia, Sr. Audit Officer
Ms. N. B. Ganatra, Asstt. Audit Officer
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