Op-ed: India's Right to Information Act deserves public input before amending

By Yashovardhan Azad and M. Sridhar Acharyulu, 22 July
photo credit: sapru/flickr
photo credit: sapru/flickr
Fifteen years is a good time for appraisal of an institution. The Right to Information (RTI) Act, called the sunshine legislation and promulgated in 2005, certainly deserves an in-depth study and assessment for accelerating the flow of information to the public. This calls for upgrading skills, infrastructure, processes and alacrity of response from public authorities. A decadal review of the RTI regime undertaken in 2014 by the various stakeholders, resulted in very useful findings.
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