Right to Information week – Celebrations @ 2016 by TNIC

Right to Information week - Celebrations @ 2016 by TNIC
Today TNIC celebrated RTI week by conducting a workshop on RTI. PIOs and RTI Activists, NGOs, Media persons were equally invited. We were invited to present on the role of  “Information seekers”. Note: Awaiting for the snaps taken yesterday from Information Commission. Should receive in couple of days and update here. New Coverage: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/CIC-suggests-help-desks-to-cut-number-of-RTI-petitions/articleshow/54726219.cms Our presentation – Digitization ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Gray Face of India – Past one year 1

Just like everyone else, we were totally frustrated with the current System and the way things move on in our country, India. But initially, we believed only the Politicians, or people in Power (Administrators) can do something about this. Though we were supporting the existing system by making complaints in Corporation of Chennai Grievance Redressal ...

Online RTI Generator 12

For past 3 weeks, we are working on a web app, that will ease drafting of RTI Applications and it marks the first milestone on our planned Eco-System of RTI Network. ONLINE RTI GENERATOR Features 8 ready made RTI templates, for common issues. Loaded with tips that explains basic common aspects of filing RTI. Fee ...