Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
18-May-2017 13:31 IST
CIC to organise a Seminar on implementation of the Right to Information tomorrow

The Central Information Commission (CIC) is organising a Seminar on implementation of the Right to Information here tomorrow. The Chief Information Commissioner Shri Radha Krishna Mathur will deliver the Inaugural Address and Information Commissioner, CIC, Prof. M. Sridhar Acharyulu, will give a talk on “Scope of Privacy of Public Servant”. Information Commissioner, CIC, Shri Yashovardhan Azad will deliver the address at the Valedictory Session.
Academicians, practitioners, researchers, NGOs/civil society groups and other stakeholders will be giving well researched original presentations, including case studies during the Seminar. Speakers of eminence will include Ms. Anjali Bhardwaj, co-Convenor, National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI), Shri Sanjoy Hazarika, Director, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), Ms. Amrita Johri, Member, NCPRI, Shri S.C. Agrawal, RTI Activist, Shri Venkatesh Nayak of CHRI, Ms. Pankti Jog of Mahiti Adhikar Gujarat Pahel, Dr. Susanta Kumar Mallick, Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Savitri Women’s College,  Odisha, Shri B.H. Veeresha, Trustee, Mahithi Hakku Adhyayana Kendra, Shri Rajesh Mehtani, U.P. State Resource Person (RTI), Shri Deepak Singh, Sr. Telecom Office Assistant, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. and Commodore Lokesh Batra (Retd.). Presentations will focus on important aspects of the implementation of the Right to Information Act 2005.