About Rti

How To File RTI For Karnataka?

The Karnataka Information Commission- formed by the Karnataka State Government. The RTI Act which came into force on 12th October 2005 can be read both in English and Kannada. In the subsequent article, we will recognize the process and the information required to file RTI Karnataka

Recognize the section to which you’re RTI Karnataka query must be sent to

All public matters like garbage, water problem, street lights, building permission in cities are under the respective corporation. Locate the precise address of government department where you desire to send the RTI. You require searching for the section and the sub-section after entering this information; you can click on the connection to right to use the information given by these administration bodies.

Write your application

You can file an RTI application in Karnataka through the Form- A since suggested by Karnataka Government- which is not compulsory. You can tidily type or write in a simple paper in English or Kannada and put all necessary information as mentioned in Form- A and submit the application beside with the prescribed charge. Make sure that all RTI information points to some records. If your request is unclear or does not point to some information, it has a high chance of receiving discarded.

Clarity in questions

Ensure that the queries relay to only one subject issue otherwise it may get not needed according to the RTI Act. For instance, if it is about the status of Roadwork, put questions that are simply related to Roadwork.


Add the fees as appropriate for the filing your RTI Karnataka application. The form of payment is demand draft, by pay order, by Indian postal order or cash. Also you can find the precise fee structure appropriate to your application for RTI in Karnataka.

Submit the application

Send your RTI Karnataka application through registered post or speed post.

How to file RTI Karnataka Online?

Every Karnataka State Government Sections and local governing authority in Karnataka like Nagar Nigams, Municipal Corporations, town councils and Gram Panchayats come under the field of RTI Karnataka Act. The Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms is responsible for assessing the growth made in working on Public accusation appeals.

Here is a list of Karnataka State Government Departments where you can file a request for information.
The list of Karnataka State Government Departments:

  • Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare - http://persmin.nic.in/pension/
  • Department of Defence Production - http://ddpmod.gov.in
  • Department of Revenue - http://dor.gov.in
  • Department of Food & Public Distribution - http://www.fcamin.nic.in/dfpd_html/index.asp
  • Department of Defence - http://www.mod.nic.in
  • Department of Commerce - http://commerce.nic.in
  • Department of AYUSH - http://www.indianmedicine.nic.in
  • Department of Rural Development - http://rural.nic.in/
  • Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion - http://dipp.nic.in/
  • Department of Telecommunications - http://www.dot.gov.in/
  • Department of Science & Technology - http://www.dst.gov.in
  • Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries - http://dahd.nic.in/animal.htm
  • Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals - http://chemicals.nic.in/
  • Department of School Education and Literacy - http://mhrd.gov.in/schooleducation
  • Department of Justice - http://lawmin.nic.in/doj/
  • Department of Defence Research & Development - http://www.drdo.gov.in/
  • Department of Public Enterprises - http://dpe.nic.in
  • Department of Personnel & Training - http://persmin.nic.in
  • Department of Administrative Reforms & PG - http://darpg.gov.in/
  • Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare - http://desw.gov.in
  • Department of Disinvestment - http://www.divest.nic.in/
  • Department of Legal Affairs - http://lawmin.nic.in/Legal.htm
  • Department of Home - http://mha.nic.in/uniquepage.asp?Id_Pk=225
  • Department of Posts - http://www.indiapost.gov.in
  • Department of Bio-Technology - http://dbtindia.nic.in
  • Department of AIDS Control - http://www.naco.gov.in/NACO/
  • Department of Higher Education - http://mhrd.gov.in/higher_education
  • Department of Health Research - http://www.dhr.gov.in
  • Department of Consumer Affairs - http://consumeraffairs.nic.in
  • Department of Financial Services
  • Department of Scientific & Industrial Research - http://www.dsir.gov.in/
  • Department of Expenditure - http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_expenditure/index.asp
  • Department of Economic Affairs - http://finmin.nic.in/the_ministry/dept_eco_affairs/dea. asp
  • Department of Pharmaceuticals - http://pharmaceuticals.gov.in
  • Department of Agriculture & Cooperation - http://agricoop.nic.in
  • Legislative Department - http://lawmin.nic.in/Legis.htm
  • Department of Fertilisers - http://fert.nic.in/index.htm
  • Department of Land Resources - http://dolr.nic.in

Whom should the RTI Karnataka be addressed to?

Under the RTI Act, 2005 every department should appoint a Public Information Officer who is answerable to get and respond to RTI applications filed to that department.

When will the response be provided to your RTI Karnataka Application?  

According to the RTI Act, the reply to the RTI application in Karnataka, or any other state must be provided by the PIO in 30 days from the receipt of the similar. This includes applications made online or offline. If the information requested in the RTI relayed to another department, then the PIO is permission to transfer the same in 5 days from the receipt of the RTI to that department who has the information.?