National Seminar to Mark 10 Years of the RTI Act “Good Governance – The RTI Way”

National Seminar to Mark 10 Years of the RTI Act “Good Governance – The RTI Way”

National Law School of India University, Bangalore in collaboration with Karnataka State Law University, Hubli is organizing a One Day Seminar on “Good Governance- The RTI Way” to marks 10 years of the Act and invites well researched and documented papers  for presentation at the National Seminar.

Date:  October 12, 2015

Venue: Krishnappa Hall, National Law School, Bengaluru

Themes



  • Right to Information Act and its compliance.
  • Right to Information Act as an anti- corruption tool.
  • The Right to Privacy and Right to Information Act.
  • Right to Information Act and Good Governance in India.
  • Role of Right to Information Act in promoting Accountability and Transparency in Public sector undertakings.
  • Right to Information Act and its effectiveness in eradicating corruption.
  • Right to Information Act and effective service delivery.
  • Right to Information Act and Whistle Blowers.
  • Right to Information Act and role of the NGOs.
  • Right to Information Act and Corporate Law in India.
  • Ambit and scope of the Right to Information Act: Comparative perspective.
  • Exemptions under Right to Information Act.
  • Competent authority and RTI
  • RTI and Human Rights.
  • Right to information and Consumer Rights
  • Environment Protection and Right to Information Act.
  • Right to Information Act and public policy.


Form of Submission



  1. Scholarly articles and research Papers (5000-8000 words, inclusive of footnotes)
  2. Short Articles (3000 -5000 words, inclusive of footnotes)
  3. Case notes and comments


Submission Guidelines



  1. Submissions are to be made only in electronic form and must be e-mailed to bhatsairam@nls.ac.in  (in MS Word format) along with a covering letter addressed to Dr. Sairam Bhat (Coordinator).
  2. The covering letter should include the author’s contact information and a short abstract that outlines the main questions or themes addressed in the paper.
  3. The abstract may be up to 500 words.


Registration Fees: Rs 1500/- [non-residential] , DD Should be in the name of National Law School of India University, Payable at Bengaluru, to be sent to Ms. R.S. Baba, National Law School of India University, Nagarbhavi, Bengaluru-560072.

Last date for submission of abstract: 10th September, 2015.

Last date for submission of paper: 5th October, 2015.

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