About Us Right to Information

The Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005, which came into force w.e.f. 12.10.2005, is an important legislation designed to promote transparency and accountability in the functioning of public authorities. The full text of the RTI Act is available here (http://righttoinformation.gov.in/RTI-Act.pdf). Detailed information on this Act is available on the DoPT website (http://dopt.gov.in/) . The Embassies of India abroad are also covered under the purview of the Act.

In pursuance of the implementation of the RTI Act 2005 in the Embassy of India in Ljubljana, one of the officers has been designated as Public Information Officer (PIO) who is entrusted with the task of providing information to the citizens of India, requesting for information under the Act. Application for requesting information, relevant to the functioning of the Embassy of India in Ljubljana, can be made in writing or through electronic means on payment of the prescribed fee for obtaining such information. Applicants can also use the 
e-IPO facility. This facility has been provided for Indian Citizens abroad to enable them to purchase a Postal Order electronically to seek information under the RTI Act, 2005. For more details please see  http://www.epostoffice.gov.in 

In case the applicant is not satisfied with the information provided by the PIO, he/she can appeal to the Appellate Authority. Please note that the information under RTI Act can be sought only by CITIZENS OF INDIA, holding Indian passports. Persons of Indian Origin and Citizens of Indian origin are not covered by this Act.

Central Public Information Officer Under the Right to Information Act 2005 of the Government of India, application for seeking information relevant to Embassy of India in Ljubljana, may be addressed to the Public Information Officer in writing through a letter, fax or E-Mail. Particulars of the Public Information Officer in the Embassy of India Ljubljana are as follows:

Shri Amar Singh, SS (HOC)
Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) 
Embassy of India 
Zelezna Cesta 16, Ljubljana 
Tel: + 386 1 51 33 110
Fax: + 386 1 51 33 116
E-mail: hoc.ljubljana@mea.gov.in

Appellate Authority Under Right to Information Act 2005 Government of India, the application for seeking information should be addressed to Public Information Officer. However, if the applicant is not satisfied with the response, he/she may approach the Appellate Authority:

Smt. Namrata S. Kumar, Ambassador
Appellate Authority
Embassy of India 
Zelezna Cesta 16, Ljubljana 
Tel: + 386 1 51 33 110
Fax: + 386 1 51 33 116
E-mail: amb.ljubljana@mea.gov.in

 Fee

The application fee is Rs 10/- only and this can be paid in equivalent amount in Euros (cents 15 only at the current rate of exchange) in the Embassy. The fee can be paid either in cash or electronically using the e-IPO (Electronic Indian Postal Order) facility. It is new service launched by the Department of Personnel and Training and Department of Posts to enable Indian Citizens abroad to purchase an Indian Postal Order electronically by paying fee on-line through e-Post Office Portal i.e. http://www.epostoffice.gov.in . 

Note:

i. Please note all bank charges related to the payment of fee are payable by the applicant.

ii. Fees are subject to change without any notice.”

III. The information under RTI Act can be sought only by CITIZENS OF INDIA, holding Indian passports.

 INFORMATION ABOUT THE EMBASSY OF INDIA, LJUBLJANA AS REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 4(1)(b) OF THE RTI ACT, 2005: Click here