The different types of penalties which can be imposed are:
- A financial penalty of Rs. 250/- for each day of delay in receiving the application for information or in providing the information, subject to a maximum penalty of Rs. 25,000/- can be imposed.
- Disciplinary action may be initiated.
- An adverse entry may be made in the ACR/ APAR.
- A FIR may be lodged against the erring official.