Ensure that there is a board in your office giving the following details:1. Name of the PIO and his designation 2. Designation of the Appellate Authority and his address
If the requested information does not relate to your office, follow the provision in Section 6(3) by forwarding the petition within 5 days
Send your reply within the prescribed time limit, viz. within 30 days of receipt of the petition.
Remember you become liable for action under Section 20(1) which provides for a maximum penalty of Rs 25,000 at the rate of Rs 250 per day for any dereliction. You may also become liable for disciplinary action under Section 20(2).