RTI Act has transparency, accountability and participation as its mandate and is considered equally important legal document after the Constitution. In the light of the above statement describe the importance of Information Commissions at the center and state levels. Also discuss the challenges they have been facing in fulfilling their mandate. (250 W)

Mentor’s Comment: The question has two parts, importance of information commission at centre and state and challenges being faced by them in fulfilling their mandate. In the first part we need to highlight the mandate,, objective, organization of the information commission at centre and states level and discuss the parameters of transparency, accountability and predictability, … Continue reading RTI Act has transparency, accountability and participation as its mandate and is considered equally important legal document after the Constitution. In the light of the above statement describe the importance of Information Commissions at the center and state levels. Also discuss the challenges they have been facing in fulfilling their mandate. (250 W)