The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) will host the Right to Information Learning Programme in India from May 23-May 29. The 12th of such annual learning programs organised by CHRI, this year’s event in Delhi is for civil society and media representatives from Sri Lanka.
Over the course of a working week the Sri Lankan delegation will participate in meetings with RTI practitioners. They are scheduled to meet with senior officers in the Government of India, representatives of public authorities such as the PowerGrid Corporation of India Ltd. who are effectively implementing the RTI Act. They will also confer with members of the Central Information Commission, RTI activists, journalists and trainers on RTI at the Institute of Secretariat Training and Management.