Right of information

Know the Right to Information Act, 2005

Submitted by asandil on Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:32

Right to Information Act is a legal provision for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities. It came into existence to promote transparency and accountability particularly in the government machineries.

Each authority covered by the RTI Act must appoint their Public Information Officer (PIO). Any person may submit a written request to the PIO for information.