Rajiv Gandhi National University Of Law(RGNUL), Punjab in collaboration with State Information Commission, Punjab is organizing a National Seminar cum workshop on Right to Information: A tool for Good Governance.
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Sidhuwal, Bhadson Road, Patiala- 147 006
Right to Information Act, 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for information. Before the RTI Indian Parliament had enacted the Freedom of Information Act, 2002 in order topromote transparency and accountability in the administration. The seminar will focus onobjectives of Right to Information Act, 2005 whose aim is to provide for setting out the practicalregime of right to information for citizens to secure access to information under the control ofpublic authorities, in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority, the constitution of a Central Information Commission and State InformationCommissions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Right to informationAct, 2015, which came into effect on 12 October 2005, is one of the most significant legislationsenacted by the Parliament of India. The Act confers on all the citizens the right to access the information and correspondingly, makes the dissemination of such information an obligation tothe public authority. The Right to Information Act, 2005 was enacted with the avowed objective of providing an effective framework for effectuating the Right of Information recognized under Article 19 of the Constitution of India.
GUIDELINE FOR SEMINAR PAPER
Registration fees by demand draft in the name of “Registrar, RGNUL, Punjab” payable at Patiala must reach on or before 11 October 2015 on the address mentioned below along with the single side printed hard copy of the paper.
Note :-Keep the Photocopy of Demand Draft for future reference
Note :-All the abstracts and full length papers shall be sent on email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address for Sending Registration Fees and Hard Copy of Full Paper by Registered Post Only Ms. GeetikaWalia Assistant Professor of Law Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab Bhadson Road, Sidhuwal, Patiala, 147006
The accommodation will be provided as per availability on payment basis.
Assistant Professor of Law RGNUL, Punjab
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