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IJSTR >> Volume 1 - Issue 5, June 2012 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Management of Information And Records Under Right To Information Act, 2005 In India

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AUTHOR(S)

Shalini Singh, Dr. Bhaskar Karn

 

KEYWORDS

Democracy, Governance, Information, Mandatory disclosure, Right to Information, Records, and Records Management

 

ABSTRACT

The Right to Information has ushered a new era of transparency and accountability. The implementation of the Act is gathering impetus with each passing day. Government, civil societies and the media have gained momentum and are doing their best for the realization of this act. Right to Information is not only a human right, but an important right to promote good governance and fight corruption. An important aspect of the act is the proper management of records for proper delivery of information. The present article tries to elaborate the concept of management of records and information and its efficacy for the better implementation of the Right to information Act in the India.

 

REFERENCES

[1] Pope, Jeremy, Records Management and Computerisation, Transparency International Sourcebook, 2000 (Chapter 24: The Right to Information--Information, Public Awareness and Public Records).
[2] Jenkins Rob, Goetz, Marie Annie, “Accounts and accountability: theoretical implications of the right-to-information movement in India”, Third World Quarterly, 1999, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp 603-622.
[3] Sinha Amit , “Law relating to Right to Information”, 2010, 1st edition, Orient Publishing Company.
[4] Kejriwal O.P. , “Right to Information: Loopholes and the Road ahead”, Economic and Political Weekly, 2006, 41(47).