Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 23rd August, 2016
The Head of All State ATIs (As per list attached)
Subject: Success Stories of the Right to Information Act, 2005 – regarding
Sir / Madam,
I am directed to say that RTI Act has been instrumental in ensuring greater and more effective access to information to all citizens of the country, especially the marginalized sections of the society. On the occasion of completion of more than 10 years of implementation of RTI Act, 2005, the Central Information Commission, New Delhi is going to hold Annual Convention in October, 2016 to mark its contribution under the Right to Information Act, 2005. To mark this event, the Commission proposes to bring out a volume titled “Success Stories of the Right to
Information Act, 2005”, which would be released for public by the Hon’ble Prime Minister during the Annual Convention. Central Information Commission has entrusted the work of compilation / preparation of Success Stories volume to M/s YASHDA.
2. In this regard, the State ATIs are requested to forward all the documented Success Stories maintained by their Institute/Academy to YASHADA at the earliest to enable them to compile a volume titled “Success Stories of the Right to Information Act, 2005”. The State ATIs are also requested to participate in the National Workshop to be held in last week of August, 2016 in YASHADA.