A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters
A one stop destination for all Right to Information (RTI) matters

CIC: The performance review should be provided to the appellant by IAF even if not generally given, as the appellant is already privy to the same; Copy of his own disagreement note should also be given - CIC: Study other points and provide a proper reply     Right to Information Act 2005    Brother of a deceased sought information relating to the death of his sister - PIO: Fee for photocopying charges was not provided - FAA reiterated and disposed appeal - CIC: If no proof of delivery of the demand letter, provide information free of cost     Right to Information Act 2005    CIC: The CVO, UGC needs to be looked into the alleged irregularities raised by the Appellant in the Janki Devi Memorial College (DU) and ensure redressal of the matter through proper mechanism keeping in mind equity and good conscience     Right to Information Act 2005    Action taken on appellant’s letter to the Law Minister - PIO: The RTI application/first appeal was not received; Dak was misplaced as some wings of MHA and D/o Justice had a common diary dispatch system - CIC: Streamline the RTI mechanism; Free enclosures     Right to Information Act 2005    Certified copy of correspondence between RBI and NCPI was denied u/s section 8 (1) (e) and 8(1)(j) - CIC: The reply was evasive and incomplete; Respondent to revisit the RTI application and provide proper reply against point nos. 2 & 3 of the application     Right to Information Act 2005    RBI denied the information on the ground of pending WP before Karnataka HC - CIC: PIO has claimed exemption u/s 8(1)(h); Not established that the disclosure of the information would impede investigation; Failed to assist the CIC properly; SCN for penalty     Right to Information Act 2005    Vijai Sharma and K V Chowdary appointed as CIC and CVC respectively     Right to Information Act 2005    Is the Mysore Police Commissioner’s office coming up without plan approval?     Right to Information Act 2005    No action taken against the illegal massage parlours or spas in Goa     Right to Information Act 2005    Are there norms about the fee a school should charge and the facilities it offers?     Right to Information Act 2005    There is only 1 primary health centre per 28 villages of UP     Right to Information Act 2005    Services of all OSDs / Consultants terminated by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai     Right to Information Act 2005    Should CBSE be allowed to charge Rs 500/- for a copy of the answer sheet?     Right to Information Act 2005    Supreme Court refused to stay the notices issued by RBI to PNB and UBI     Right to Information Act 2005    Do Citizens Misuse RTI or Powerful Misuse Discretion?     Right to Information Act 2005   
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Who are we?

We are a group of professionals who have keenly observed the RTI Act, 2005 from its conceptualization stage and have been actively involved in spreading its awareness amongst all sections of the society. We are pioneers in providing excellent quality literature in the field of RTI and have now come up with a portal to bridge the gaps that exist between the intention and interpretation of the RTI Act. We shall be providing critical information, analyses, expert viewpoints, editorials and related news on developments related to the Act. Over the years, the RTI Act has witnessed a dramatic rise in usage and therefore, a need has been felt for an easily accessible dynamic medium which can present the interpretation of law and the current happenings to all. This site intends to fill this vacuum.

We undertake interactive awareness programs to promote the use of RTI Act in all fields. We indulge in dissemination of information through lectures, seminars, distribution of literature and other help to a citizen. These programs range from creating a basic level of awareness and extend to giving a thorough knowledge of the Act. RTI Act should not be restricted to merely seeking or obtaining information and a more innovative use of the Act helps in creating an environment where all citizens can work in harmony for the progress of the nation.

Bureaucrats are not born from nowhere – they come from the society and no doubt, are a part and parcel of it. Just as the clap requires two hands, an applicant and a Public Information Officer have to work in unison for the success of the RTI Act. Our training programs focus on bringing a better perception of the legislation among the officers who are implementing the Act while discussing their role and responsibilities. A strong stress on the Pro-active disclosure by the authorities is foremost in our strategy which not only avoids work-load of applications for a PIO due to availability of information in the public domain, but prevents the inconvenience of filing an application by the citizen. We specialize in conducting workshops and training programs for the public servants with examples from real life situations. We believe that True democracy is not possible until the majesty of the individual Citizen is recognized by giving due respect to the rights of the individual Citizen. Till the power is put directly into the hands of the foundation of democracy - the Citizen, who can use it without the necessity of being a part of a group or association - participative democracy is not possible. We feel privileged to be a part of the learning curve of a citizen as he realizes how he can single handedly have an impact on governance structure.

We encourage the use of RTI in all spheres like environment, public health, education, women and child welfare etc with emphasis on making the RTI Act a success wherein both the applicant and the public authorities are common stakeholders.