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  project name ~ Support for RTI in Tribal Areas

category ~ Right To Information (RTI)

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Support for RTI in Tribal Areas

  NGO

 

Janpath

  Category

 

Right To Information (RTI)

  District

 

Tribal Areas

  State

 

Gujarat

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 260000

 

  Year Approved

 

2013

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Ram Shah

 

Bay Area

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Spreading awareness about RTI in tribal areas in Gujarat, MP, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

MAGP has initiated very innovative approaches for generating awareness among common citizens in urban as well rural areas like RTI on Wheel, MAGP’s RTI on Wheels is designed to reach RTI act to such un-reached areas in simple language, do hand holding of the communities, and empower them to make use of RTI. RTI on Wheel has made model demonstrations to various states; it has also made demonstration before Chief Information Commissioner Shri Wajahat Habibullah, during his visit to the Ahmedabad last year. He appreciated MAGP’s work, and said that reaching to un-reach with RTI is the need. RTI on Wheel has been replicated in many states like States in North East, Karnataka and Andhra-Pradesh. Even the Governor of Gujarat state wanted to see the functioning of RTI on wheel and invited the RTI to see the functioning of RTI ON WHEEL. The information is available on RTI Blog www.mahitiadhikar.blogspot.com . RTI on wheels is India’s first multimedia vehicle for RTI guidance. It has created outreach programmes in Rajasthan, Maharastra. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rti_on_wheels/sets/72157614843513471

 

  Goals

 

 

1) To undertake research and situational analysis of the level of awareness about RTI among the Adivasis people and also quality of government enforcement of services like PDS(Public Service Distribution), distribution of welfare services like pension to widow, handicapped, Housing schemes, Implementation of ICDS (Integrated Child Development Schemes) and Mid Day Meal, SSA and others provided in Adivasis pockets. 2) To share the knowledge gained from research with various stake holder like Adivasis community members, policy makers at state secretariat level, organizations working in these areas, media and academicians and elected members at like legislators for effecting better changes in lives of vulnerable people like Adivasis. 3) MAGP will prepare reports on status of implementation of various programmes being implemented in Adivasi pockets like TASP ( Tribal Area Sub Plan), ICDS, SSA and other using RTI better implementation of such developmental programmes. 4) To enable the Adivasis community members to develop (a) Capacity to understand the provisions of entitlements of various welfare schemes and budget outlay for development of Adivasis pockets under TASP and other development programmes. (b) Skills to use RTI and budgetary information as tool for citizens’ mobilizations, advocacy and accountability.

 
 

  


 
 
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