State Level RTI : Andaman & Nicobar Islands
In May 2005, the national Right to Information Act 2005 was passed by Parliament. The RTI Act 2005 received Presidential assent on 15 June and came fully into force on 12 October 2005. (For more information on the passage of the RTI Act 2005 and implementation at the national level, click here.) The RTI Act 2005 covers all Central, State and local government bodies and applies to the Union Territory of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
The Andaman & Nicobar Administration has started implementing the RTI Act 2005. Click here to view the Right to Information Regulation of Fee and Cost Rules 2005 and Right to Information Appeal Rules 2005 notified by the Central Government.
State Information Commission
Name of Commissioner
Central Information Commission
Block No 4, 5 Floor, Old JNU Campus,
Off: 011 - 26717352/55
Fax: 011 - 26717354
Newsupdates, Activities & Advocacy
Resources & Articles
- CHRI (2005) Forwarding Information Requests and Appeals: A Step by Step Guide for Assistant Public Information Officers under the Right to Information Act 2005, prepared by Mr Venkatesh Nayak.
- CHRI (2005) Processing Information Requests: A Step by Step Guide for Assistant Public Information Officers under the Right to Information Act 2005, prepared by Mr Venkatesh Nayak.