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Right to Information

  • RTI stands for Right to Information. It's a fundamental right under article 19(1) of the Constitution.
  • It's an Act of the parliament which was passed in 2005 to replace the freedom of information Act, 2002.
  • This act empowers citizens of India to get public information which is under the control of government officials.
  • RTI enables an Indian citizen to examine government work by asking them to provide the copies of government documents.
  • This Act is applicable to all or any states and union territories of India except the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The Act helps promote transparency and accountability in government institutions and acts as an efficient framework for retrieval of information.

Scope of RTI

  • The Act extends to all of India. J&K Right to Information Act was already in force in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territory of Ladakh came under the Central Act.
  • It includes all constitutional authorities, including executives, legislatures, and judiciaries; any organization or body established or constituted by an act of state legislature or a Parliament.

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