National Campaign for People’s Right to Information NCPRI, India

Linked with Aruna Roy – India.

The NCPRI is a movement of committed individu
als working towards making our government and society more transparent and accountable … (Homepage 1/2).

Sitemap;
Structure of NCPRI;
The Right to Information Act, 2005;
RTI CENTRAL RULES;
RTI STATE RULES;
RTI RULES FOR OTHER COUNTRIES;
Freedom Of Information FIO/RTI/Other Countries;
Newsletter;
Addresses:

  • Shailesh Gandhi- Convenor, B2, Gokul Apartment, Podar Road, Santacruz(W), Mumbai – 400054, India;
  • Suchi Pande, National Campaign for People’s Right to Information, 14, Tower 2, Supreme Enclave, Mayur Vihar Phase-I, New Delhi – 110 091, India;

Contacts.

… (Homepage 2/2) /Objectives: The National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI) seeks to empower people and to deepen democracy, through promoting people’s right to information. Through the use of this right, it seeks to fight corruption and social apathy, to make governments, and other institutions and agencies having an impact on public welfare, more humane and accountable to the people, and to promote efficiency and frugality.

Values: The NCPRI is committed to support participatory, just, secular and humane democracy.

Methods and Activities: The NCPRI endeavours to constantly engage and interact with the state and with other institutions and agencies. It campaigns for the enactment and use of a right to information law that is effective and accessible to all, and supports people’s efforts at developing the ability and motivation to use the right to information for addressing individual and social problems. It works at disseminating the RTI law and encourages and supports the development of materials related to transparency and governance, the raising of awareness about the fundamental value of information, the conduct of research, and the setting up of information clearing houses. It seeks to further the cause of transparency by adopting other direct and indirect methods, including the filing of information requests, the fighting of legal cases, and the holding of public hearings.

The NCPRI seeks to actively work with other progressive campaigns and movements and in solidarity with other progressive elements of society.

Past Activities: … (full text).

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