फा.सं / FILE NO: 33067/04/2017-ISTM (RTI)                                                         


सचिवालय प्रशिक्षण तथा प्रबन्ध संस्थान


(आईएसओ 9001:2008 संस्था / AN ISO 9001:2008 INSTITUTION)

कार्मिक एवं प्रशिक्षण विभाग / DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING

प्रशासनिक ब्लाक.ने.विपरिसर (पुराना) / ADMINISTRATIVE BLOCK, JNU CAMPUS (OLD),

ओलोफ पाल्मे मार्गनई दिल्ली - 110067/ OLOF PALME MARG, NEW DELHI – 110067

दूरभाष / TELEPHONE – 011-26177058;     टेलीफैक्स / FAX – 011-26104183

        दिनांक / Date: 23rd  May, 2017




1.             All Ministries/Departments of the Govt. of India

2.             All Attached Office of the Govt. of India

3.             The Comptroller and Auditor General of India, New Delhi

4.             All Union Territory Administrations

5.             All Subordinate Offices of the Govt. of India.

6.             All Autonomous Bodes/PSUs


Subject:  One day Seminar on Right to Information Act, 2005.




            This Institute will be conducting One Day Seminar on Right to Information Act, 2005 on     11th September, 2017  (Monday).


2.         This seminar is intended for officers of the level of Section Officers and above of Ministries/Departments and their Attached and Sub-ordinate offices, Autonomous Bodies and PSUs.


3.         Details of the Seminar, eligibility requirements and facilities available are given at Annexure-I. Nomination form for the course may be filled online at www.istm.gov.in/home/online-nomiation form. It may kindly be noted that it is mandatory to fill form online. Hard Copies of the nomination forms of eligible officers duly countersigned by the sponsoring authority may please be forwarded latest by 11.08.2017An amount of Rs. 2000/- for each sponsored participants from Autonomous/ Statutory Bodies, and  PSUs is to be paid.


4.         All sponsoring authorities are requested to ensure that candidates selected for the seminar are relieved to attend the course only on receipt of clear communication to that effect from ISTM.


Yours faithfully,

Signature not Available!

   (U.S. Chattopadhyay)

Deputy Director & Course Director

Tel No. 011-26177058

Encl: Annexure IAnnexure-I

 The Institute

Established in 1948, ISTM is a premier training institute under the administrative control of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) Government of India, and a lead resource center in the country for strengthening professional capabilities of civil servants. It has been imparting training to officers of Central Government, State Government, Public Sector Undertakings, and Autonomous Bodies etc. As partner to reforms in governance, ISTM endeavors to conduct training courses in the emerging areas for capacity building. Since the enactment of the Right to Information Act 2005, ISTM is involved in the area of Right to Information. Considering its importance ISTM has so far organized more than 60 workshops on Right to Information. For Appellate Authorities, PIOs and Trainer Development Programmes in RTI. ISTM faculties have developed a very strong knowledge base in the area of Right to Information.


The Background

The Seminar has been designed in pursuance of the recommendations of the Administrative Reforms Commission that all government functionaries should be imparted minimum of one days training on RTI within a year. The aim of the course is to generate awareness about the various provisions of RTI and to enable the government functionaries to delineate their role in the effective implementation of the Act.


Level of Participants

The course is intended for officers of the level of Section Officers and above of Ministries/Departments and their Attached and Sub-ordinate offices, Autonomous Bodies and PSUs.


Course Contents

The seminar has been designed in such a way that each section of the Act is critically examined to impart complete understanding of the law and issues relating to the implementation of the Act will be discussed in detail.



The course will be highly interactive and participative in nature. The methodology involves:-

       -     Input

       -     Group Discussions

       -      Plenary discussions

Course Fee- Capitation fee of Rs.2000/- for each participant is being charged from the candidates sponsored by organizations other than the Central Govt. or State Govt., (e.g. Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous Bodies) candidates.  It may please be ensured that they bring with themselves a Bank Draft of Rs.2000/- in favour of Assistant Director, ISTM or the Pay & Accounts Officer, Department of Personnel & Training, (ISTM Account), New Delhi towards capitation fee.