Publications


April 07, 2016

Performance of the Ministry of Coal vis-a-vis India's RTI Act: Open Dataset

Recent media reports have highlighted a statement attributed to a serving senior bureaucrat in the Union Ministry of Coal about the inhibiting impact of the Central Information Commission (CIC) on the decision-making processes relating to development.

March 31, 2016

RTI response Bank in India regarding NPAs -1

RTI response Bank in India regarding NPAs -1

March 31, 2016

RTI response Bank in India regarding NPAs -2

RTI response Bank in India regarding NPAs -2

March 30, 2016

Comparison between the Average Load of RTI Applications per Branch, Percentage of Rejection and the Volume of Non-Performing Assets of 24 Public Sector Banks during the Years 2014-15

In May 2014, an expert committee under the Chairpersonship of Mr. P. J. Nayak submitted a report to the Reserve Bank of India, reviewing the governance of boards of banks- both public and private in India. The committee blamed the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) as a major constraint on the governance of public sector banks.

March 30, 2016

Data sourced from the Annual Reports of the Central Information Commission (2012-15)

RTI Statistics and NPAs of 24 Public Sector Banks - Comparative Chart Data sourced from the Annual Reports of the Central Information Commission (2012-15)

March 23, 2016

Your Guide to Using the Jammu & Kashmir Right to Information Act 2009 (2016)

One of the surest ways of ensuring that the J&K RTI Act is properly implemented and serves its purpose of making the government more responsive, is for all of us to use it frequently responsibly and effectively. It is with this aim in mind that CHRI has developed this User’s Guide.

March 17, 2016

Trends in the Disposal of Requests for Information Under the Right to Information Act, 2005

Trends in the Disposal of Requests for Information Under the Right to Information Act, 2005 Select Ministries and Public Authorities under the Government of India 2005-2014

March 08, 2016

Unofficial translation of the Myanmar's Draft RTI law, 2016

March 03, 2016

CHRI submission to Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on the Draft RTI Bill

March 03, 2016

CHRI submission to Attorney General of Sri Lanka on the Draft RTI Bill