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Information Commissions play key role in implementation of the RTI Act: Venkateswarlu

Hyderabad, Oct 6 (UNI) Information Commissions play key role in implementation of the
RTI Act, Chief Information Commissioner Dr Varre Venkateswarlu said.
Andhra Pradesh Information Commission today organised a Seminar on the Right to Information Act at Ravindra Bharathi, here to mark of the 11th anniversary of enforcement of the Right to Information Act. This year the theme of the seminar is "How we together can work to achieve the objective of the RTI Act".
Telangana Finance Minister Etala Rajender was the Chief Guest. Telanagna DGP Anurag Sharma, AP Special Chief Secretary Lingaraj Panigrahi, Hyerabad Police Commissioner M Mahendar Reddy, GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy and among others took part in the programme.
In his presidential address, Mr Venkateswarlu said Information Commissions play key role in implementation of the RTI Act. They are an essential part of the practical regime of right to information
envisaged by the RTI Act, to promote transparency and accountability in the working
of public authorities.
He further stated that after the new Information Commissioners were appointed in
2012-13, disposal rate improved a lot. Appellants can now expect disposal of their
cases within one month in most of the peshis.
Mr Eatala Rajender stated that RTI Act is a tool to empower common people and urged citizens not to be pessimistic and be optimistic about the implementation of the RTI Act.
He further stated that Governemnt of Telangana is committed for promotion of transparency and accountability in public administration.
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Oppn finding out excuses of weeping over exit poll results : Vij

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Vivek Oberoi slams reports that he made Modi hero

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