Right to Information – Master key to good governance

Central Information Commissioner’s please do not MISLEAD the PUBLIC and PRESS. Especially signalling wrong messages to babus !!

Posted by rtiact2005 on July 7, 2006

Central Information Commissioner’s INFORMATION in articles about


WHY  CIC’s are  doing this ?

IS THIS RTI Act DERAILING by Information Commissioner’s ? 

IT’S OUR RIGHT. An inalienable right has been conferred on citizens.

`Right to Information Act will empower common people’

The legislative intent is clear; we are entitled to know how our money is spent.

The onus is on us to make the Act work.

In effect, therefore, the right conferred on the citizen is an exhaustive one.

It allows him to assess and examine every government decision,

to study the reasons recorded by the government for taking a

 particular step,


to utilise information so gathered to ensure that

 government acts in a transparent and just



the preamble to the Act puts it well when it says, “democracy requires an

informed citizenry and transparency of information”

and adds these

“are vital to its functioning and also to contain corruption and to

 hold Governments and their instrumentalities accountable to the


Central panel cautions against misuse of RTI Act :: PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVT INFORMATION



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