1. Introduction

This Manual has been brought out in order that all citizens shall have access to information from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu under the Right to Information Act 2005.

 

 Procedure and fee structure for obtaining information

(a)

A person who desires to obtain any information under this Act shall make a request in writing or through electronic means in English or Tamil to the Public Information Officer, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641 003, Tamil Nadu.

 

 

(b)

Every application for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 of the Act shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rs.10/- (Rupees ten only) by cash or by demand draft or banker's cheque drawn in favour of "The Comptroller, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-3" payable at "Coimbatore".

 

 

(c)

For providing the information under sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Act, a fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or banker's cheque drawn in favour of "The Comptroller, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-3" payable at "Coimbatore".  The details are given below:

  i) rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;
  ii) actual charge or cost price of a copy in large size paper;
  iii) actual cost or price for samples or models; and
  iv) for inspection of records, no fee for the first hour, and a fee of rupees five for every one hour (or fraction thereof) thereafter.

 

 

(d)

For providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or be demand draft or banker's cheque drawn in favour of "The Comptroller, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-3" payable at "Coimbatore", at the following rates:

  i)

for information provided in diskette of floppy rupees fifty per diskette or floppy; and

  ii)

for information provided in printed form at the price fixed for publication or rupees two per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.

 

 

(e)

On receipt of a request, as expeditiously as possible and in any case within thirty days, the information shall be provided or refusal / rejection will be intimated.