The Government of India has enacted the Right to Information Act, 2005 which has come into effect from October 13, 2005. Under this Act, citizens of India have access to information under the control of public authorities with the objective of promoting transparency and accountability in these organisations. The Act, under Section 4, requires certain proactive disclosure of information. It also, in terms of Sections 8 and 9, provides for certain categories of information to be exempt from disclosure. The Act also provides, in terms of Section 5, for appointment of Public Information Officers and Assistant Public Information Officers to address requests for information.
Exim Bank's obligations under the Act
Exim Bank of India, as a public authority as defined in the Right to Information Act, 2005, is compliant with the Act. Citizens of India may apply for information under the provisions of the Act by communicating the same to the Central Public Information Officer of the Bank or any of the Assistant Public Information Officers of the Bank as detailed below.