To:- Ms. Sanjukta Ray, Central Public Information Officer, Prime
Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi - 110101.
cc:- Shri K. Salil Kumar, Central Public Information Officer, Prime
Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi - 110101
dtd: 07th June 2011
Greetings & Jai Hind!! Most humbly request information under the RTI
Act of India, 2005, please provide me with the following information.
THIS INFORMATION IS SOUGHT IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, AND THERE IS
OVER-RIDING PARAMOUNT LARGER PUBLIC INTEREST TO BE GIVEN THE
INFORMATION I HAVE ASKED FOR.
a) Please provide me with the list of countries with whom India has
signed Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) as on date.
b) Please provide me with the information on where I can see these
TIEAs online, alternatively please provide me with information on
where I can get hold of copies of the signed TIEAs.
c) Please provide me with information on top 5 countries where TIEA
information has been sought by India in the last 3 years.
d) If any of the above said statutory records is not available, the
complete details of how it was destroyed / weeded out in each case..
e) Electronic access to the catalogue (or catalogues) of all records
of your public authority duly indexed in a manner and the form to
facilitate right to information, either over the computer networks or
in the form of a diskette or other electronic media at the prescribed
Sent by eMail and signed hard copy, (signed) and humbly submitted,
D-61, Defence Colony,
New Delhi - 11oo24
Note 1:-Application fee of Rs. 10/- in cash shall be submitted within
30 days as per procedure laid down by DoP&T at PIO, PMO, New Delhi, or
at any one of the nominated APIOs located at the specified Post
Offices in India, and a copy of this application along with receipt
shall be sent to you co-terminus. Interim, you are requested to
commence processing this RTI Application as per the RTI Act-2005 with
effect from date of submission of this electronic copy, also as per
the RTI Act-2005.
Note 2:- The public authority, PMO, New Delhi, has not yet published
their arrangements to accept / accompany electronic payments for
e-filings as per section 6 of the Information Technology Act 2000, is
requested to do same, - and hence I am constrained to go to extra
expense / trouble to file a routine email request by Postal Department
Note 3:- I wish to specify that you may please not provide to me that
information (or particular portion thereof) which would impede the
prosecution of offenders under any law of India, and also any personal
information which is unconnected with any public activity/interest or
which invades the privacy of any person. THIS INFORMATION IS SOUGHT IN
THE PUBLIC INTEREST, AND THERE IS OVER-RIDING PARAMOUNT LARGER PUBLIC
INTEREST TO BE GIVEN THE INFORMATION I HAVE ASKED FOR.
Note 1: On the 17th of June 2011,, this RTI Application was transferred to MEA and DoRevenue for responses.