Important Announcement
RTI Act

Dear Information seeker,

• If you wish to obtain information in respect of Saurashtra Gramin Bank under Right to Information Act, 2005, you may send your application to the designated CPIOs/CAPIOs.

You may select details of respective CPIOs/ CAPIOs according to Branch/Region Office/Head Office of information you wish to seek. If you wish to seek information which is domiciled at a Branch you are required to submit your application to the Branch.

• Our endeavour is to provide information to the applicants promptly.

• You may send prescribed fee of Rs.10/- by way of a Bank Draft/Bankers cheque/IPO favouring Saurashtra Gramin Bank and payable at the centre where you are sending your application.

 

Information In Respect of the CPIOs and Appellate Authority in Our Bank

 

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005

 

WHAT IS RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT?

The Government of India has enacted 'Right to Information Act 2005" to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of Public Authorities in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of any public authority. The Public Sector Banks are "Public Authorities" for the purposes of this Act.

WHAT IS RIGHT TO INFORMATION?

The right to information includes an access to the information which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to inspect the work, document, records, taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents/records and certified samples of the materials and obtaining information which is also stored in electronic form.

THE INFORMATION WHICH IS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE

The Act provides under Sections 8 and 9, certain categories of information that are exempt from disclosure to the citizens. The public may also refer to the relative sections of the Act before submitting a request for information.

WHO CAN ASK FOR INFORMATION?

Any citizen can request for information by making an application in writing or through electronic means in English/Hindi/official language of the areas, in which the application is being made together with the prescribed fees.

WHO WILL GIVE INFORMATION?

Any public authority would designate Central Asst. Public Information Officer (CAPIO) at various levels, who will receive the requests for information from the public and necessary number of Central Public Information Officers (CPIO) in all administrative units/ office who will arrange for providing necessary information to the public as permitted under the law. The public authorities are also required to designate authorities senior in rank to CPIO, as Appellate Authorities, who will entertain and dispose off appeals against the decision of the CPIO as required under the Act. Any person who does not receive the decision from CPIO whether by way of information or rejection within the time frame, may within 30 days from the expiry of period prescribed for furnishing the information or 30 days from the date of receipt of the decisions, prefer an appeal to the Appellate Authority.

Details of Appellate Authority & CPIOs

THE MAIN STRUCTURE/ROLE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS

Central Asst. Public Information Officers (CAPIO)

The CAPIO will receive the application/request for information or the appeals under the Act and forward the same immediately to the CPIO or the Appellate Authority as the case may be.

Central Public Information Officers (CPIO)

The CPIO is required to process the request for providing the information and dispose of the same; either by providing the information or rejecting the request, within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of request

Appellate Authorities

The Appellate Authority will entertain and dispose off appeals against the decision of the CPIO as required under the Act.

 

For More Details You May Visit  WWW.RTI.GOV.IN