04 February 2009

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know about :Right to information act 2005

 know about :Right to information act 2005

RTI stands for Right To Information and has been given the status of a fundamental right under Article 19(1) of the Constitution. Article 19 (1) under which every citizen has freedom of speech and expression and have the right to know how the government works, what role does it play, what are its functions and so on.

Since every citizen pays taxes, thus this gives them more power and the right to know how their money is being spent. Right to Information Act empowers every citizen to ask any questions from the Government or seek any information, take notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records, take certified samples of material.

The RTI Act extends to the whole of India (except the State of Jammu and Kashmir), all bodies, which come under Government notification including NGOs, which are owned, controlled or are substantially financed by the Government.

RTI Act confers right to access to information held by a Public Authority. In case,you have been denied the access to information you may file Appeal / Complaint before the Central Information Commission (CIC)

The Rit website address is following:

Following is the weblink where you can file complainants.


If you want information about cic should visit following site


For more details you can contact
Shri Pankaj K. P. Shreyaskar,
Deputy Secretary & Joint Registrar
#301-A, August Kranti Bhawan,
Central Information Commission, New Delhi 110066
Telephone & Fax: 011-26717354
Email: pkp.shreyaskar@nic.in, rti@india.gov.in


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