merisarkar news service
New Delhi, October 11, 2009
The fourth Annual Convention on RTI gets underway from tomorrow. The Central Information Commission organises this convention every year. President of India will inaugurate the function.
The Convention will assess the implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act in the country. It will also deliberate on Proactive Disclosures under RTI and problems and perspectives related with the issue.
The role of media and other means of furthering the cause of right to information act and role of RTI in developing world would also be discussed in this annual even.
Lord Meghnad Desai will deliver the keynote address. Chief Information Commissioner, Wajahat Habibullah, central information commissioners, policy makers, social activists, academicians and NGOs, among others, will take part in this two day long deliberations.
Delegates from some of the SAARC countries will also be participating in the Convention as delegates. The convention is orgainsed at DRDO Bhawan, Raja Ji Marg, New Delhi.