In many instances, the PIOs either don’t share the correct information or give partial information. Sometimes they outrightly reject the poorly drafted RTI applications. We’ve been getting many cases where PIO does not even give the acknowledgment or confirmation of applicant’s RTI application.
Therefore, the RTIwala Team has come up with the RTI First Appeal Filing Services for our esteemed clients at very affordable pricing.
FAQs about the Online RTI First Appeal Filing
Q. Is it necessary to file the First Appeal?
A. Yeah! Indeed, if you wish to get the desired, correct and complete information or maybe haven’t received a reply in the first instance.
Q. What are the chances of getting the accurate and expected information after filing the First Appeal?
A. The possibilities are quite high as the First Appellate Authority is always be held by a Senior Officer who can order the CPIO/APIO/PIO as the case may be to give the desired information in stipulated time.
Q. In how many days one should file or apply for the First Appeal?
A. As per Section 19(1) of RTI Act 2005, the First Appeal has to be filled in the first 30 days of receipt of the reply/information from the PIO.
Q. I didn’t receive the reply or acknowledgment from the PIO. Shall I file the First Appeal?
A. If there have been more than 30 days passed since the dispatch of your RTI Application, then you should register it in first 30 days itself.
Q. Why are you charging the fee for the First Appeal Filing?
A. This is what a skilled CA, highly educated Doctor or learned lawyer does.
Q. Why should I seek your services?
A. Because of the following three reasons:
1. It’s fast, reliable and very affordable for you.
2. Through our professional services, the possibility of getting information is highest.
3. Therefore, it’ll save your time, money and efforts in exercising your Right to Information.
Q. What all it includes?
A. It consists of many processes of Research, Data Collection, Processing, Drafting, Printing and Scanning followed by sending it through Speed Post.
Q. How will I get to know the status of Online First Appeal?
A. We will share the draft of your First Appeal via email. Though you’ll receive a direct reply from the government authorities, i.e., FAA at the address provided by you, and to check the status of your First Appeal, please contact the First Appellate Authority.
Q. What if I don’t wish to disclose my name and address?
A. No worries, don’t share the name and address as it not required to draft the first appeal.
Q. So how much time you’ll take to file/draft my RTI application?A. We usually collate the data, process, prepare the First Appeal within 48 hours of receiving the payment. Sometimes due to extra information from the client, high workload or holidays, it’s extended to 72 hours.
Q. Will I get support for services?
A. Of course, customer satisfaction is our ought most priority.
Q. What is RTIwala Services’ refund policy?
A. Excellent question, please visit the Refund Policy link to know more.