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 – 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 ...

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 ...

DELAYED Road Construction @ Pallikaranai

A regular scenario that one can see anywhere in India. Construction work of a Road or Bridge is started, then put on hold for years(literally) for unknown reasons Same is the case with certain Roads in Ward No. 189, Pallikaranai, Chennai, where the construction work started in the year 2011 and till (2013) not completed. A ...

Street Lamps @ Pallikaranai 3

We liked to test the RTI to see how it works, what could be done with RTI. So filed one for the sake of testing it with questions on Street Lamps in Ward No: 189 (Pallikaranai, Chennai). We never posed any critical questions, rather very normal questions which is not of much use, like How much fund ...