Right to Information Act

Right to Information Act

The Information given here is in respect of the offices of the Accountants General comprising of the offices of the Accountant General (G&SSA), the Accountant General (E&RSA) and the Accountant General (Accounts & Entitlement), Kerala located at M.G Road, Thiruvananthapuram as well as the Branch Offices located at Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Kozhikode.

Separate Public Information Officers have been appointed by the respective Accountants General to assist them in discharging the duties under this Act in the Headquarters Offices. 

 1.    Procedure of Filing of Application

A person, who desires to obtain any information under this Act shall make a request to the concerned Public Information Officer in writing or through electronic means in English or in Malayalam accompanying such fee as mentioned in para 3 below.

 2.  Format of the Application Form

There is no specific Application Form. The Applicant should clearly mention his/her Name & Address for correspondence, Telephone No. (Optional) and specific information which he/she wants if practicable with No. & Date etc.

 3.  Fee
  • Fee may be made in cash against proper receipt or by Banker’s Cheque/ Bank Draft/Indian Postal Order in favour of the Pay and Accounts Officer, Office of the Accountant General (A&E), Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.  
  • Quantum of Fee :- A request for obtaining information under Sub-Section (1) of Section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of Rupees Ten (Rs. 10/-)  as mentioned above.

For providing the information under sub-section (1) of Section 7, the fee shall be charged at the following rates :-

  • rupees two for each page created or copied (A-4 or A-3 size paper)
  • actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper
  • actual cost or price for samples or models and
  • for inspection of records, no fee for the first hour, and a fee of rupees five for each   subsequent hours.
 4.  Arrangement of Receipt for Application & Fee

Arrangement for receipt of Application & Fee has been made at the Reception Counter of the respective Public Information Officers of the two offices. The applicant can also remit the requisite fee as per Procedure at 3(a).


 5.  Appeals and Appellate Authorities etc, If any

Appeals against the decision of Public Information Officer can be made before the Appellate Authority i.e. the respective Heads of Department namely Principal Accountant General(Audit) / Accountant General (A&E).  

ItemReferenceInformation Available(Click on Link)
A&E OfficeAudit Office
OrganisationChapterII, 4.1(b)(1)About Us 
Decision Making  Process ChapterII,4.1(b) (III)Organisation ChartOrganisation Chart
ManualsChapter II,4.1 (b) (V)List of Manuals List Of Manuals
Documents HeldChapter II, 4.1 (b) (VI)Documents held by the Office relate to those received from the State OfficesDocuments held by department relate to documents received from auditee enititees
Consultative Arrangements Chapter II, 4.1 (b) (VII)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
Boards/CommitteesChapter II, 4.1 (b)(VIII)Committees                   Committees
DirectoryMembers of Staff Chapter II, 4.1 (b) (VII)

A&E Directory

Members of Staff

Audit Directory

Members of Staff
(as on 1 Mar 2017)

Pay Scales Chapter II, 4.1 (b) (X)Pay Scales of Govt.Servants in IAAD
BudgetChapter II, 4.1 (b) (XI)Budget  of the Comptroller & Auditor General of India and its field Offices 
 SubsidyChapter II, 4.1 (b) (XII) Not Applicable 
Concessions, Permits Authorisations Chapter II, 4.1 (b) XIII) Not Applicable
Electronic Information Chapter II, 4.1 (b)(XIV)Almost all the Information is available in electronic form and can be requested.
Facilities Chapter II, 4.1 (b) (XV)Citizens Charter 
Public Information Officers Chapter II, 4.1 (b)(XVI)Public Information Officers