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Branch Managers / Branch Heads of all branches have been designated as ACPIOs. They will receive the requests for information from public and forward the same to the CPIO for necessary action

WHAT IS THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT-2005?
The Government of India has enacted ‘ The Right to Information Act 2005’ to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of Public Authorities in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority.

WHAT IS RIGHT TO INFORMATION?
The “ right to information” means, an access to the information which is held by or under the control of any public authority and includes the right to inspect the work, documents, records, taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents / records and certified samples of the materials and obtaining information which is also stored in electronic form.

INFORMATION WHICH IS EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE
Under Sections 8 and 9 of the Act, certain categories of information are exempt from disclosure to citizens. The public may also refer to the relative sections of the Act before submitting a request for information.

WHO CAN ASK FOR INFORMATION?
Any citizen can request for information by making an application in writing or through electronic means in English / Hindi / official language of the area, together with the prescribed fees.

WHO WILL GIVE INFORMATION?
(i) The ACPIO ( Assistant Central Public Information Officer), will receive the requests for information from the public .

(ii) The CPIO (Central Public Information Officers) in all administrative units / offices will arrange for providing necessary information to the public as permitted under the law.

(iii) Any person who does not receive a decision from the CPIO either by way of information or rejection within the time frame, may within 30 days from the expiry of period prescribed for furnishing the information or 30 days from the date of receipt of the decision, prefer an appeal to the Appellate Authority. The public authorities are also required to designate authority(ies) senior in rank to CPIO, as Appellate Authorities, who will entertain and dispose off appeals against the decision of the CPIO as required under the Act.

ROLE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS

i) Assistant Central Public Information Officer (ACPIO)
The ACPIO will receive the application / request for information or the appeals under the Act and forward the same immediately to the CPIO or the Appellate Authority as the case may be.

ii)Central Public Information Officer (CPIO)
The CPIO is required to process the request for providing the information and dispose off the same, either by providing the information or rejecting the request, within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of request.

iii) Appellate Authority
The appellate Authority will entertain and dispose off appeals against the decision of the CPIO as required under the Act.

STRUCTURE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF MYSORE

1) At Branches

a) Asst. Central Public Information Officer (ACPIO) designated in SBM

Branch Managers / Branch Heads of all branches have been designated as ACPIOs. They will receive the requests for information from public and forward the same to the CPIO for necessary action.

b) Central Public Information Officers (CPIO) designated in SBM

Each Branch has a controller who is normally the Regional Manager of the region to which the Branch belongs . All the Controllers of branches like AGM of Regions / DGMs Module depending upon the Branch incumbency, have been designated as CPIOs.

c) Appellate Authorities designated in SBM

For regular branches, the Appellate authorities would be the controllers’ controller, generally the DGM (Module) / GM depending upon the nature of the Branch / Branch incumbency.

2) At Head Office

a) Assistant General Manager (RFIA) is designated as Central Public Information Officer in Head Office.

b)Deputy General Manager (Inspection) as Appellate Authority in the Head Office.

3) At Zonal Office:

Manager (Personnel) : ACPIO
Chief Manager, Administration : CPIO
Deputy General Manager (Module) : Appellate Authority

4) At DGM Headed Branches

Chief Manager, Accounts : ACPIO
Deputy General Manager (Branch) : CPIO
Controlling General Manager : Appellate Authority

( Public can obtain the details / addresses of Assistant Central Public Information officers (ACPIOs) from the caption “branch locator” on the Bank’s website).

HOW TO LOCATE A PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER IN STATE BANK OF MYSORE
a) A member of the public may submit a request to the nearest ACPIO (Nearest branch). Branch can be identified through Branch Locator).

b) In case an appeal is to be made, the ACPIO will, on request, furnish the particulars of the specific appellate authority with whom an appeal would be made in respect of any particular order of the CPIO.

FEE STRUCTURE

a) A request for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of the section 6 of Right to Information Act (herein after called ‘the Act’) shall be accompanied by an application fee of rupees ten (Rs 10/-) by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or banker’s cheque payable to State Bank Of Mysore.

b) For providing the information under sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Act, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or banker’s cheque payable to State Bank Of Mysore at the following rates.

i) rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;
ii) actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;
iii) actual cost or price for samples or models, and
iv) for inspection of records, no fee for the first hour, and a fee of rupees five for each fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof) thereafter.

c) For providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7 of the Act, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or banker’s cheque payable to State Bank Of Mysore at the following rates:

i) for information provided in diskette or floppy rupees fifty per diskette or floppy; and
ii) 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.

However, vide section 7 sub-section 5 of the Act, no fee shall be charged from the persons who are below the poverty line as may be determined by the appropriate Government.

 
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