Additional Fees

In case it is decided to provide the information, the information seeker shall be informed of the additional fees required to be deposited by him/her for the information sought and the said information shall be furnished after the deposit of the fee by the information seeker, as per the provisions of the Act.

In accordance to directives given in SRO 279 dated 30.08.2012 issued by General Administration Department, Government Of Jammu And Kashmir, while providing information under sub-section (1) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by Demand Draft or Bankers Cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to the Accounts Officer of the public authority at the following rates:-

  • Rupees two for each page (in A4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;
  • Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;
  • Actual cost or price for samples or models; and
  • For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee of rupees five for each fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof) thereafter.

Further, for providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by Demand Draft or Bankers Cheque or Indian Postal Order payable to the Accounts Officer of the public authority at the following rates:-

  • For information provided in CD rupees fifty per CD and
  • For information provided in printed form at the price fixed for such publication or rupees two per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.