More Accessible RTI

Posted In India - By NitiN Kumar Jain On Friday, May 29th, 2009 With 0 Comments






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The government is reported to study practices in other countries before establishing a separate directorate for prosecution, minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions.

The efforts would be made to make Right to Information Act more accessible. Replies to RTI queries on the Internet and filing of RTI on phone were facilities that were being looked at. Work on setting up a call centre so that people can ask for information on the phone has already been kick started . The system is already operational in Bihar and we will introduce some refinements before introducing it in some states. The facility is likely to start in Delhi soon,

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-NKJ