Right to Information (RTI)

Right to Information (RTI)

Right to Information Act, 2005  is 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.  

RTI has been given the status of a fundamental right under Article 19(1) of the Constitution. Article 19 (1) under which every citizen has freedom of speech and expression and have the right to know how the government works, what role does it play, what are its functions etc. RTI Act confers right to access to information held by a Public Authority. In case, you have been denied the access to information you may file Complaint before the SIC Haryana (State Information Commission of Haryana) using the SIC Haryana Online.

Right to Information Act, 2005

Haryana Right to Information rules

RTI Fees