Phone:  0121-2644273

भारत सरकार
Government of India

रक्षा मंत्रालय
Ministry of Defence

रक्षा लेखा नियंत्रक (सेना), मेरठ
Controller of Defence Accounts (Army), Meerut.

Welcome to CDA (Army) Meerut

Right to Information Act 2005

1. What does Right to Information mean?

It includes the right to:-

(i) Inspect works, documents, records.
(ii) Take notes, extracts of certified copies of documents or records.
(iii) Take certified samples of material.
(iv) Obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, videocassettes or in any other electronic mode or thorough printouts.

2. What does information mean?

Information means any material in any form including records, documents memo, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.

3. What is Application Procedure for requesting information?

The application can be made to the Central Public Information Officer in writing in plain paper or through electronic means in Hindi or English specifying the particulars of the information sought for along with a fee of rupees ten by way of cash against proper receipt or demand draft or bankers cheque payable to CDA(Army) Meerut Cantt. An applicant, making request for information is not required to give any reason for requesting the information or other personal details except those may be necessary for contacting him.

4. What is the fee?

(i) An application fee of rupees ten for obtaining information under sub-section (I) of section 6;
(ii) Fee shall be charged for providing information under sub-section (I) of Section 7 as under;
a. Rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;
b. Actual charge of cost price of a copy in larger size paper;
c. Actual cost or price for samples or models; and
d. For inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee of rupees five for each subsequent hour (or fraction thereof);
(iii) Fee shall be charged for providing information under sub-section (5) of Section 7 as under;
a. Rupees fifty per diskette or floppy for information provided in diskette or floppy;
b. Price fixed for publication or Rupees two per page of photocopy for information provided in the printed form.
(iv) No fee will be charged from people living below the poverty line; and
(v) Applicant would be provided information free of cost if the CPIO fails to comply with the prescribed time limit.

5. What is the time limit to get the information?

(i) 30 days from the date of application.
(ii) 48 hours for information concerning the life and liberty of a Person.
(iii) Failure to provide information within the specified period is a deemed refusal.

The Details of Appellate Authority/ Central Public imformation officers (CPIO)/ Central Assistant Public Information Officer (CAPIO) as per Section 4(b)(xvi) (xvii) of the RTI Act, 2005

Shri Rakesh Kumar, IDAS CDA, Appellate Authority CDA(Army), Meerut 0121-2643406,

Smt. Geetika Singh Battu, IDAS ACDA, CPIO CDA (A) Meerut and all other sub offices located at various stations 0121-2644278
Sh. Subhash Chand, IDAS DCDA, CAPIO PAO (ORs) BEG & C Roorkee and sub offices located at Roorkee
Sh. J.C.Tripathi, IDAS ACDA, CAPIO PAO (ORs) JRC Bareilly and sub offices located at Bareilly
Sh. J.C.Tripathi, IDAS ACDA, CAPIO PAO (ORs) KRC Ranikhet and sub offices located at Ranikhet

Section 4(b)(i)(ii) (iii)of the RTI Act, 2005

Organization and Structure

Section 4(b)(v) of the RTI Act, 2005

Rules, regulations, instructions, manuals held by CDA (ARMY) - MEERUT under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions.
S/No   Name Of Compilation   Category
1 O M Part-I Manual
2 O M Part-II VOL. I Manual
3 O M Part-II VOL. II Manual
4 O M Part V Manual
5 O M Part -VIII Manual
6 O M Part-X Vol. I Manual
7 O M Part-X Vol .II Manual
8 O M Part X - Vol .III Manual
9 O M Part-XI Manual
10 Defence A/C Code Rules
11 Defence Audit Code Vol .I Rules
12 Defence Audit Code Vol II Rules
13 Pay And Allow (JCO/ORS) Regulation
14 F R Part I Vol .I Regulation
15 F R Part II Regulation
16 U A Manual Manual
17 MES Local Audit Manual Manual
18 ALAM Part I & II Manual
19 Unit Allowance For Army Instructions

Section 4(b)(vi) of the RTI Act, 2005

Documents that are held by it or under its control.

In Para 61 of Office Manual Part II, Volume I, a detailed statement showing the documents of various cotegories held by or under control and period of its retention is stipulated.

Section 4(b)(ix) of the RTI Act, 2005


Section 4(b)(xi) of the RTI Act, 2005

Monthly renumeration of officers and employees – under construction

Section 4(b)(xi) of the RTI Act, 2005