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Right to Information in India

 

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The cliché is not quite right: information by itself is not power. But information is a source of learning. However, it should be organised, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, else it is a burden, not a benefit. Grassroot movements demanding freedom of information began in India in 1990’s intensifying the process of paradigm shift from a state centric to citizen centric model of development. After being pressurised from all sides, the state finally responded and passed the Right to Information Act in October 2005, to promote good governance. The RTI Act in about six and a half years of its working has fundamentally changed the power equation between the government and governed. Thanks to the RTI Act, in India, real Master- the Common Man is finally being recognised by the “Public Servants”. No other law on India’s statute book gives citizens so much power, so simply, to question any public authority in the country. Information Commissions, media and civil society organisations are playing a crucial role of watchdogs, scrutinising and monitoring the implementation of the Act.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC24163
AuthorChetan Agrawal
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages84
Publishing Year2012-07-09T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3659236877
Edition1 st
Book TypeLaw
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-28 00:00:00