(Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education)

(An autonomous Council under the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India)

P.O. R.F.R.C., Mandla Road, Jabalpur 482 021.


No.1-5-161/2005/Estt/TFRI/2325 Dated the 21st Nov., 2005.



Sub:- Implementation of provisions of Right to Information Act, 2005 reg.


This is to inform that Dr. A.K. Mandal, Director and Dr. Jamaluddin, Group Coordinator (Research) of this Institute have been designated as Appellate Authority and Public Information Officer respectively in implementing the Right to Information Act, 2005 vide Secretary, ICFRE lr. No.63-18/2005-ICFRE, dt.21-10-2005.


All the applications under the provisions of Right to Information Act, 2005 will be accepted at the Room No.52, 1st floor of the Administrative Building of TFRI, Jabalpur with immediate effect. For this purpose Shri Kailash Chandra Gupta, Hindi Officer of this Institute will be available in Room No.52 from 9 AM to 5.30 PM. He will collect all such applications, in the proforma prescribed (in duplicate) (specimen enclosed), along with the application fee of Rs.10/- per application in Cash / DD / Bankers Cheque drawn and give acknowledgement on one of copies and subsequent fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque in favour of Drawing & Disbursing Officer, TFRI, Jabalpur for providing the information at the following rates:


(a)  Rupees two for each page (in A4 or A3 size paper) created or copied;

(b) Actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;

(c)  Actual cost or price for samples or models; and

(d) For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee of rupees five for each subsequent hour (or fraction thereof).


For providing the information in the following manner the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Drawing & Disbursing Officer, TFRI, Jabalpur at the following rates:


(a)   For information provided in diskette or floppy Rupees fifty per diskette or floppy; and

(b)  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.


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Shri M.K. Bawne, LDC of the Office of the Group Coordinator (Res.) will assist the Hindi Officer relating to the clerical, typing and other related works in RTI Act, 2005. He will also maintain a register in the following format for making entry thereon in respect of each application under the RTI Act, 2005.

A copy of Circulars, About Right to Information Act, 2005 in six chapters, frequently asked questions and information Handbook under Right to Information Act, 2005 downloaded from the web site of as hard copy in the form of book is available with the Public Information Officer of this Institute. A copy of the same is also made available in the Library of this Institute for information.



Appellate Authority for RTI Act, 2005,

Tropical Forest Research Institute,


Copy to:

1.     Dr. A.K. Mandal, Director, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur

2.     Dr. Jamaluddin, Group Coordinator (Research), TFRI, Jabalpur

3.     All the Heads of Divisions of TFRI, Jabalpur.

4.     Coordinator (Facilities), TFRI, Jabalpur.

5.     Shri Anurag Mishra, IFS., Estate Officer and Purchase Officer, TFRI, Jabalpur.

6.     Shri S.K. Karn, Controller, TFRI, Jabalpur.

7.     Shri B. Jagadisuwar Rao, E&AO / DDO and Store Officer, TFRI, Jabalpur.

8.     Shri K.C. Gupta, Hindi Officer, TFRI, Jabalpur.

9.     Shri M.K. Bawne, LDC (Through the Gr. Coordinator (Res.)), TFRI, Jabalpur.

10. The Director General, ICFRE, Dehra Dun.

11. The Director, FRI, P.O. New Forest, Dehra Dun.

12. The Director, HFRI, Panthaghati, Conifer Campus, Shimla 171 009.

13. The Director, IWST, P.O. Malleswaram, 18th Cross, Bangalore 560 003.

14. The Director, RFRI, P.B. No.136, Deovan, A.T. Road (East), Jorhat 785 001.

15. The Director, IFP, Main Road, Hinoo, Ranchi 834 002.

16. The Director, AFRI, P.O. Krishi Mandi, New Pali Road, Jodhpur 342 005.

17. The Director, IFGTB, P.B. No.1061, Forest Campus, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore 641 002.


Application Form under Right to Information Act, 2005

(To be filled by the Applicant and submitted in Room No. 45, Hqrs. Building of

Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education.

P.O.: New Forest, Dehradun - 248 006)

(Separate form to be filled up for each query)




Name and Address of the Applicant







E-mail Address




Phone/Fax No.




Date of Submission of Application




Subject Matter








Details of Information requested







Period to which the information relates:

(Maximum period in each application should not exceed three years)




Fee enclosed (in Cash/D.D./Bankers cheque)




Due date by which information is to be furnished

(30 days from submission of application)




How the applicant would like his information to be sent




By Post




To be collected by Hand




By E-mail




By Fax





Signature of the Applicant