Right to Information (RTI)

"Democracy requires an informed citizenry and transparency of information which are vital to it's functioning and also to contain corruption and to hold Governments and their instrumentalities accountable to the governed"
- Right to Information Act 2005

An Act to provide for setting out the practical regime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control of public authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State Information Commissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

What does Right to Information include?

  • Right to inspect works, documents, records.
  • Right to take notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records.
  • Right to take certified samples of material.
  • Right to obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts.

 

Know more about RTI...

 

Central Information Commission (CIC)

 

Meghalaya State Information Commission

 

RTI in the District

List of Public Authority / Appellete Authority / PIOs / APIOs in the District