How much fee is to be paid in respect of the public authorities belonging to the Central government?

The Right to Information (Regulation of Fee and Cost) Rules, 2005 are applicable for the Public authorities belonging to the Central Government, whereby the following fee has been prescribed:-

 A request for obtaining information u/s 6(1) is to be accompanied by an application fee of Rs. 10/-.

 Fee chargeable for providing information u/s 7(1) is as under:

     (a) Rs. 2/- for each page created or copied (in A4 or A3 size paper).

     (b) Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper.

     (c) Actual cost or price for samples or models.

     (d) Rs. 5/- per hour for inspection of records. No fee for the first hour.

 For providing information u/s 7(5) in printed or electronic format, the following fee has been prescribed:

     (a) Rs. 50/- per diskette or floppy.

     (b) Price fixed for the printed publication or Rs. 2/- per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.