Solid Waste Management – Corporation of Chennai 2

A RTI has been filed to get insights into various phases of Chennai’s Solid Waste Management process from Source Collection to Dumping. Its been more than a month and Appeal has been filed. Then again no response from the PIO / FAA. Then we filed the Second Appeal and Complaint on the PIO / FAA ...

Road Blockade by Local Rowdies 3

A Road in Ashok Nagar was completely blocked by Mechanic Shop owners and the road was utilised as Mechanical Shop Backyard by them. Since last year (July, 2012) we reported the situation several times (Post 1, Post 2) in Facebook CCTP Page, but there were no proper response. By the last week of Febraury, 2013 two ...

RTI on Water and Drainage problem, West Saidapet, Chennai

A complaint has been made by Sarathy Nagar Resident’s Welfare Association on June, 2012 regarding metro water problem and sewage problem. There was no response from the authorities for around 8 months. So two RTI applications has been sent (on Feb, 2013) enquiring the action taken on the complaint.      Metro Water started work ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 2 1

8 RTI Applications have been filed in the month of February to the following Departments, soughting information regarding the authorities responsible for maintenance of the rivers, authorities responsible to take care of each and every problems faced by the rivers, budget allocated for the river maintenance, their plan with the river and many more. The ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers Part 1 2

240 Photos were snapped in the month of January along the stretches of Adyar and Cooum rivers. 154 photos in Adyar river and 86 in Cooum river. All photos are geo-tagged in order to identify their latitude and longitude. Each and every photo shows some clear violation of rules, varying from Untreated Sewage Effluent flowing ...

Restoration of Adyar and Cooum Rivers – Main 17

Adyar and Cooum rivers (Chennai, India) were once the symbol of our glory and the backbone of our waterways, but now they have been turned into a symbol of disgrace with exceeding amount of untreated toxic sewage and human waste getting stagnated in river and causing mosquito menace, which leads to spread of vector borne ...

Construction of Yaga Gundas for Religious Ceremony @ West Saidapet

Constructions of Yaga Kundas are made in a street in Saidapet by Temple Authorities to perform a Hindu Religious Ceremony. The full width of the street has been completely blocked for over a week (last week of January, 2013). Worst thing is the whole ceremony is happening under the supervision of Police from local R6 ...

Fee payment procedure for RTI in TNIC

We can simply affix a Court fee stamp to RTI Application as a application fee. But there are other ways to pay RTI fee accorging to a TN G.O. But most of the Citizens and Public Servants neither know it nor implement it. So we liked to explore the possibilities and get official statements regarding ...

Facilities in Primary Health Centre (PHC), Kannamangalam, Tiruvannamalai

A random RTI from our Volunteer, enquiring various facilities and working details of Primary Health Center, Kannamangalam RTIs like this is to remind the people in government service that they are accountable to the Tax Payers. We got details on working time of various faculties, their salary; number of chairs, tables and other furnitures in Hospital ...

SBI Authorities not aware of RTI Procedure

Eminent people like Arvind Kejriwal and so many others have sacrificed their time and lives to successfully pass the Right to Information Act 2005 in the Indian parliament. “Under the provisions of the Act, any citizen may request information from a “public authority” (a body of Government or “instrumentality of State”) which is required to ...