Online RTI Generator in Multiple Languages

Online RTI Generator in Multiple Languages
Our RTI Generator is now ready with Tamil and Hindi support after months of work. This will help people use the tool in a language that makes them comfortable. Link: http://grayfaceofindia.in/online-rti-generator/ This release of the RTI Generator got featured in Times of India on Apr 14, 2015. Big applause to the team for their hard work ...

Bribing Traffic Inspector and our Video recordings 1

Bribing Traffic Inspector and our Video recordings
We parked our Tata Magic vehicle near Kandasamy Temple, Broadway. The vehicle belongs to the NGO Chennai Social Service. We were doing some purchases for a Sapling plantation event at Uthandi, ECR the next day. When we returned back to the vehicle, we found that the vehicle is wheel locked. Constable was standing there and asked us driving license and insurance. We showed ...

RTI Workshop – 2

RTI Workshop - 2
We conducted our second RTI workshop on 24/05/2015. The workshop went awesome with 10 participants: Akshyaa, Sowmya, Aarya, Ganesh, Gowtham Ravi, Arvind, Hitesh, Shiva, Balachander and Kanchan. The agenda of the session is as follows: Introduction about RTI Some common civic, social issues that we face everyday. How we can combat those issues with RTI. Scams revealed through ...

2015 – Q1 Report 1

2015 - Q1 Report
RTI to followup on our previous traffic complaints To follow up on our complaints given on Traffic violators, we filed a RTI last year, enquiring on the status of the complaints. We got a response from saidapet and guindy Inspectors that Action has been taken on our complaints and reports sent to their higher authority. It ...

Hearing in TNSIC – Rough to applicants and the RTI Act and lenient to PIOs

Hearing in TNSIC - Rough to applicants and the RTI Act and lenient to PIOs
RTI follow up on Adyar, Cooum River restoration project: We filed a Second appeal against against Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on July 16, 2014. Background Information On February 5, 2013, S. Alexraj filed a complaint to prevent untreated sewage dumped into rivers through unlawful outlets. However, we noticed no action was taken. On July 22, ...

Blank paper as RTI Response – First time in the history of RTI by J1 Saidapet police station

Blank paper as RTI Response - First time in the history of RTI by J1 Saidapet police station
We filed a RTI with DGP Office to get the report submitted by J1 saidapet police station on the IOB Issue, briefed in the other post. The RTI was forwarded to Commissioner office and then to J1 police station. The response given by Tr.D.Vijaya Ramalu, Inspector of Police, J1 saidapet police station was totally unbelievable. ...

Traffic Violation Portal – Vision Zero for India

To take forward our previous attempts at fixing Traffic violations, we came up with a comprehensive IT solution, a web portal to track Traffic Violations and crowdsource the process of taking violation videos and analyzing them. The portal is not just about this, but something much more significant. Maybe this portal will pave a way to realize one ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 6

Its been more than 6 months since we filed complaints to 10 departments on the sad state of Adyar and Cooum Rivers. We didn’t hear from even one of the department regarding our Complaint, which is expected. So we filed our second set of RTIs, to enquire into the status of our complaints. Some of ...

Atrocity by Indian Overseas Bank and their failed Grievance Redressal System 6

Exams are always tough, even the Payment of Exam Fee is Its August 24, 2013. I visited Indian Overseas Bank, Saidapet to deposit an Exam Fee towards University of Madras. I was told to stand in alternative queues, as if they (Bank employees) themselves are not sure, which counter is to pay the Exam Fee. After ...

MRP Sting Operation @ CMBT Terminus 3

MRP Sting Operation @ CMBT Terminus
What we Achieved? Rs. 1,20,000 / month is saved from going to wrong Pockets with a bunch of 8 committed citizens, a 2 day plan and 2 hour activity. How? Let’s say a Biscuit Packet priced Rs. 15 is overpriced and sold at Rs. 17. That is Rs. 2 per Packet. For a minimum sales ...