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Right to Information Act

“An Act 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, the constitution of a Central Commission and State Information Commission and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Where as the Constitution of India has established democratic republic; and whereas democracy requires an informed citizenry and transparency of information which are vital to its functioning and also to contain corruption and to hold Government and there instrumentalities and accountable to the governed…….”
The Right to Information Act 2005 came into force w.e.f. 12.10.2005 and extends to the whole of India, except the State of Jammu & Kashmir. It covers all public authorities whether falling under jurisdiction of Central Government or State Government. It entitles every Indian citizen to seek information from a public authority in the prescribed manner.

Communicating Address of the Public Information Officer, CNCI
Dr. Aniruddha Dam
Public Information Officer,
Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute
37, S. P. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata 700 026, India
Tel: 91-33-2476-5101 Ext. 385
Fax: 91-33-2475-7606.

Request for Obtaining Information:


Any person seeking information under the Act shall make an application in Form A to the PIO, CNCI and deposit the requisite application fees as per rule by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers Cheque payable to the Accounts Officer, CNCI. The PIO shall duly acknowledge the application as provided in Form A sClick to download Form ---click Here

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