SIC allows applicants under RTI to take Copies of Revenue Records on Mobile Phones.

The State Information Commission (SIC) has ordered a village officer to allow an applicant under the Right To Information Act to take copies of the Field Measurement Books (FMB) on his mobile phone free of cost.

The SIC made it clear that the applicant should take copies of the documents on his mobile phone within an hour.

The State Information Commission also observed that the fees prescribed under the RTI Act could only be charged from the applicants for giving copies of the information sought by them. As per the RTI act, only ₹2 for an A4 size page copy needs to be charged.

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