Sunday, October 18, 2009

RTI Act gets poor response

Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005 mandates timely response by authorities concerned to citizens' queries on government information. This law was passed by Parliament on June 15, 2005, and came into force on October 13, 2005. The Act covers the whole of India except Jammu and Kashmir. It is applicable to all constitutional authorities, including the executive, the legislature and the judiciary, any institution or body established or constituted by an act of Parliament or a state legislature. But four years hence, people are yet to get the benefits of the Act due to lack of awareness and non-cooperation of the officials.

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