Workshop on Right to Information and Its Implementation: Nirantar


Date: Feb. 10, 2016

Venue: Room Number 8, 1st Floor Computer Centre, Main Campus , Tata Institute of Social Sciences Deonar- 400088

Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information. It is an initiative taken by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to provide a– RTI Portal Gateway to the citizens for quick search of information on the details of first Appellate Authorities,PIOs etc. amongst others, besides access to RTI related information / disclosures published on the web by various Public Authorities under the government of India as well as the State Governments

Objective of the Right to Information Act: The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens,promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government,contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense. It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed. The Act is a big step towards making the citizens informed about the activities of the Government. ( From :

Objectives of the workshop:

  • Introduction about RTI
  • Some common civic, social issues that we face everyday.
  • How we can combat those issues with RTI.
  • RTI Process and Rules
  • RTI Drafting

Venue: Room Number 8, 1 st Floor Computer Centre, Main Campus , Tata Institute of Social Sciences Deonar-400088

Registration Fees: Rs. 300/- Fee waived for faculty and current students of TISS [Masters, Doctoral, Diploma, Certificate students]

Prior confirmation required as number of seats are limited.

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