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  project name ~ Mandra Lions Club RTI Project 2011

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  Project Name


Mandra Lions Club RTI Project 2011



Mandra Lions Club



Right To Information (RTI)






West Bengal

  Budget Approved


Rs 456000


  Year Approved







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  Chapter Coordinators


Tathagata Sengupta












This is a project in the Purulia district of West Bengal. Right to Information (RTI) act is a powerful act through which people can obtain information about any public document. This project plans to effectively demonstrate the use of this right to make government in this district more accountable while also make government services less corrup and more available and efficient. Through these examples and through awareness campaigns, Mandra Lions Club also hopes to increase public awareness about RTI and their other lawful rights and energize public movement towards filing RTIs and ensuring their rights are preserved.





RTI efforts in Purulia District of West Bengal > Sanitizing BPL lists > NREGA2 > Job Cards, Wage payment delays > Pensions for widows, senior > Public Distribution System > Corruption in Public Infrastructure Projects Increasing awareness about RTI > Self sufficiency among public in filing RTI applications > Using key human resources like students, self help groups, youth clubs, etc > Public meetings and camps Peaceful Agitations and Protests > Increased awareness about rights and RTI





RTI efforts in Purulia District of West Bengal Increasing awareness about RTI Peaceful Agitations and Protests



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