Central Government asks all the Departments to Publish RTI replies Online; Sunday, 12 July, 2015

On the basis of a Recommendation Report submitted by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice, the Centre has asked all its departments to make all the replies provided to the Right to Information (RTI) queries public by putting them on respective Department websites.

This measure was taken in order to reduce the number of RTI applications that put forward similar queries. According to the said Report, “All departments must make an analysis of information which is sought most often from applicants and provide it on their website as suo-motu disclosure”.

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