Karnataka Gramin Bank

Right to Information Act!

Right to Information Act 2005 is an act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of the central information commission and state information commissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

WHEREAS the constitution of India has established democratic Republic;
AND WHEREAS democracy requires as informed citizenry and transparency of Information which are vital to its functioning and also to contain corruption and to hold governments and their instrumentalities accountable to the governed;
AND WHEREAS revelation of information in actual practice is likely to conflict with other public interests including efficient operations of the governments, optimum use of limited fiscal resources and the preservation of confidentiality of sensitive information;
AND WHEREAS it is necessary to harmonise these conflict interests while preserving te paramountacy of the democratic ideal
NOW THEREOF, it is expedient to provide for furnishing certain information to citizens who desire to have it.
BE it enacted by parliament.

RRBs have been permitted vide Reserve Bank of India letter no. RPCD.CO.RRB.BC.No.86/03.05.33 (G)/2006-07 dated 03.05.2007 to take up corporate agency business without risk participation for distribution of Insurance products.

Further IRDA has issued new regulations for taking corporate agency vide notification No F.No.IRDAI/Reg/12/102/2015 dated 20.08.2015. As per regulation 1(3), a corporate agent who has been issued a license prior to commencement of these regulations has to seek a fresh certificate of registration to work as a corporate agent by applying to the Authority in accordance with procedure by the Authority in this behalf.

Bank has obtained Composite License certificate No CA0415 from Insurance Regulatory Authority of India (IRDAI) valid Till 31.08.2022 for cross selling Insurance products of Insurance company under Corporate Agency.

Karnataka Gramin Bank is a Public Authority, as per definition of Public Authority in the Right to Information Act, 2005, and thus is under obligation to provide the information to members of public.

Only Citizens of India are eligible for making a request under the RTI Act, 2005. Thus applicant has to give his/her citizen status along with the application.

The request for information has to be made in writing, clearly specifying the information sought under the RTI Act with proper contact details like postal address, telephone number, fax number, email address for contacting back either for clarifications/advices or for providing information.

As per the Rules and Regulations of the RTI Act on FEE and Cost, the request for information needs to be accompanied by an application fee of Rs 10/- by way of cash against proper receipt or by DD /PO Cheque favoring the CPIO, Karnataka Gramin Bank.

The application could be sent by post accompanied by the application fee of Rs.10/- payable by demand draft or bankers’ cheque or Indian Postal Order favouring CPIO, Karnataka Gramin Bank. Further, the fee can be paid by way of cash against the proper original receipt as proof of evidence to be enclosed with application. Please note that photocopy and scanned copy of the is not acceptable.

It is Mandatory to send hard copy of the said application to the concerned CPIO along with the appropriate fee. Only upon receipt of appropriate fee the application will be considered for processing. The period of 30 days shall commence from the date of receipt of proof of proper fee.”

Applicable as per the bank guidelines.

The requests/ applications are to be submitted to the concerned CPIO, within whose jurisdiction the information pertains would be available, if submitted otherwise there could be delay. Hence, to avoid delay, it is advised that the applicant submits the application to the concerned CPIO.

Details of CPIO provided below

If the applicant decides to make an appeal against the non-response / information provided by the CPIO, the appeal has to be sent / submitted to the concerned First Appellate Authority.

Details of the First Appellate Authorities provided below

If the applicant is not satisfied with the decision of the First Appellate Authority of Karnataka Gramin Bank, he/she can appeal to the Central Information Commission (CIC) as per the rules of the RTI Act 2005.

For getting information with regard to RTI act 2005

Information on CPIO/First Appellate Authority :

Link : Central information Commission https://cic.gov.in/

At Head Office

Sl.No Place Name of the CPIO at HO Designation Address & Telephone No

1

Ballari

Sri N Veeresh Hallera

CPIO /Chief Manager

Head office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
No.32, Sanganakal Road,
Gandhinagar, Ballari-583103
Ph: 08392-236406


CPIO at Regional Offices

Sl.No Region Name of the CPIO at RO Designation Address & Telephone No

1

Ballari

Sri Anand C Hegde

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Modi Chambers, 2nd Cross,
Gandhinagar, Ballari-583103
Ph :08392-254006

2

Bengaluru

Sri M R Manjunath

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
#221, Manju , Mansion,
6th Block,3rd Stage, 80 Feet
Ring Road, Opp to BWSSB Office,
Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru-560072
Ph : 080-23186095

3

Bidar

Sri Manjunath Bhagwat

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Shivanagar, Bidar-585101
Ph:08482-221157

4

Chamarajanagara

Sri M Ghanashyam Alva

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Janani Complex, 1st Cross, Shakarapura,
Near Shri RamMandir,
Chamarajanagara
Ph:08226-222025

5

Chickmagalur

Sri S Krishna Kumar

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Post Box No.111,Mudala Towers, Naidu Street,
Chickamagalur-577101
Ph:08262-232862

6

Chitradurga

Sri S N Mahadevaiah

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
NH4, IUDP Layout,
Chitradurga-577501
Ph:08194-234374

7

Davanagere

Sri Nagesh Prabhu

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
#496/66, Sankol Plaza, 2nd Floor,
Naganur Road, Shamanur,
Davanagere-4
Ph:08192-223913

8

Hassan

Sri D T Venkatesh

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Shankarmat Road, K R Puram,Hassan-573201
Ph :08172-268828

9

Kolar

Sri V Nagaraj

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
No.990,Opp to 220 KV Power Station,Sulthan Thippasandra,
MB Road, Kolar-563102
Ph:08152-224671

10

Kalaburgi

Sri B G Siddeshappa

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Kusnoor Road,Kalaburgi-585105
Ph:08472-273425

11

Koppal

Sri M Guruprasad Rao

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Opp to D C Officecompound, Hospet Road,Koppal-583132
Ph:08539-221308

12

Madikeri

Sri P V Ashok

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Raghupathi arcade,Ganapathi Street, Madikeri-5721201
Ph:08272-223522

13

Mandya

Sri M Vedavyas Bhat

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
No.1201, 1st Floor,
2nd Cross, AshokNagar,
Mandya-571401
Ph:08232-231570

14

Mysuru

Sri B N Venugopal

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
#CA-20, Vijayanagara , II stage, Mysuru-570017
Ph:0821-2469563

15

Raichur

Sri G Laxmayya

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Opp West PoliceStation,
Station Road,Raichur-584101
Ph:08532-228866

16

Shivamogga

Sri K G Nagaraj

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Murthy Paradise,Vinobha Nagar,
Shivamogga-577201
Ph:08182-256230

17

Tumakuru

Sri P Parthalingaiah

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
6th Main, BehindSBM Branch, Sadashivanagar,
Tumakuru-572102
Ph:08162-221100

18

Yadgir

Sri R Ashok Kumar

 

CPIO/Regional Manager

Regional Office,
Karnataka Gramin Bank,
Hosahalli Road,
Yadgiri-585202
Ph:08473-251230

Sl.No Place Name of Appellate Authority Designation Address & Telephone No
1 Ballari Sri G Pradeep Varma General Manager Strategic Planning & Development Wing,
Head Office, Karnataka Gramin Bank,
No.32, Sanganakal Road , Gandhinagar,
Ballari-583101
Ph: 08392-236405