Civics

Describe the importance of the 'Right to Information (RTI)' for consumers. 


SOLUTION
  • The Right to Information Act empowers all Indian Citizens to seek information from public authorities, which includes central, state and local governments, Parliament, judiciary, police, etc. Under RTI, a citizen can ask a question, seek information, take copies of official documents, inspect government work and its progress. 
RTI has helped the citizens in the following manner: It has empowered them. 
It has made them aware of the functioning of the government machinery. 
  • RTI has made citizens vigilant and made them more conscious about their rights and duties.
It has exposed various scams and has helped citizens in making wise choices. 
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