Right to Information
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has recently uploaded the second installment of guidelines for implementing the proactive disclosure obligations under Section 4(1)(b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (click here for guidelines issued in November, 2013). These guidelines have been circulated to the States. It has asked state governments to put all information related to implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and Public Distribution System in public domain. The states have been asked to ensure proactive disclosure under Right to Information (RTI) Act of information on public works done by a department at block and panchayat levels.