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  project name ~ RTI efforts in J&K

category ~ Right To Information (RTI)

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

RTI efforts in J&K

  NGO

 

Kabir

  Category

 

Right To Information (RTI)

  District

 

Budgam

  State

 

Jammu & Kashmir

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 140000

 

  Year Approved

 

2009

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Vishal Kudchadkar

 

Los Angeles
Anti Corruption Team

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Due to J&K autonomous status, the National RTI Act 2005 is not applicable in the state. Due to the efforts of JKRTI movement led by Dr Bhat, J&K adopted a more progressive RTI Act in 2009.

However there is a lot lacking at the implementation level - appointment of Information Commission, PIOs etc. Dr Bhat and his team aims to ensure the JK RTI Act is implemented in letter and spirit and awareness of the Act is spread across the state.

Dr Bhat is Kabirs J&K coordinator. AID is supporting his honorarium

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

- J&K adopted a more progressive RTI Act - Appointment of Information Commission - Several success stories on the use of RTI Act to expose corruption in PDS, IYA, Old Age pension etc Dr Bhat''s blog: http://blog.jkrtimovement.org

 

  Goals

 

 

- Appointment of PIOs across the state - Awareness amongst the people about the RTI Act - Encourage and guide people to use RTI to expose corruption and improve local governance.

 
 

  


 
 
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