Tuesday, December 26, 2006

RTI part of IIT alumni's for India

As the three-day Pan IIT-2006 meet concluded on Monday, nation-building still the overriding theme, alumni spelt out firm plans for campaigns touching onreforms in education and widening the ambit of the Right to Information facility.

To scale up the Right To Information campaign, IITians will also lobby for including civilians in an auditing process on RTI. Impressed by a move to install a special phone line in Bihar that allows citizens to register RTI requests for Rs 10, IITians will also work towards scaling it up in other states. Some other IITians have also pledged to adopt villages, and work in the areas of renewable energy and water supply.

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