Staff Reporter

  • Seminars on RTI Act held in 20 districts
  • Information on the Act yet to reach grass root level

    NIZAMABAD: Minister for Rural Development D. Srinivas has said that the Right to Information Act (RIA) is a powerful weapon in the hands of both people and media.

    "This Act is very useful to make the administration accountable and to ensure transparency in the administration. You can avail yourself of the Act to get the necessary information from the authorities," he said while addressing a seminar on Right to Information Act here on Saturday.

    The seminar was jointly conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Press Academy and the Andhra Pradesh Union of Working Journalists for the benefit of Urdu journalists of Adilabad and Nizamabad districts.

    Among those who spoke at the seminar were Andhra Pradesh Press Academy Chairman D. Amar, Andhra Pradesh Urdu Academy Chairman Raheemuddin Ansari, Deputy IG Anjanikumar, Collector I.S. Sri Naresh, Mayor D. Sanjay, Commissioner of the Right to Information R. Dileep Reddy and District Congress Committee president G. Gangadhar.