Right to Information Act, 2005 came into effect on 12th October, 2005. RTI Act, 2005 has been enacted with a view to promote transparency and accounsbility in the working of every public authority in public life. Under the Act, the public authority is obliged to provide the information about its organisation’s aims, objectives, policies and programmes.
Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information. Employment News, (Publications Division), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has designated the following officers to act as Central Public Information Officer and the Appellate Authority respectively.