Economy PMO received over 12,500 RTI applications in 2016-17, highest since 2012 Updated : August 29, 2018 02:29 PM IST There has also been an increase in number of appeals filed by citizens, aggrieved over initial response to their applications from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). A total of 12,787 applications were filed with the PMO in 2016-17 as against 11,138 in 2015-16 and 12,674 during 2014-15. The PMO was asked to provide details of RTI applications and appeals received by it and also those rejected by it between 2013 and 2018. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.