Which state receives the maximum appeals under the RTI Act?
State Chief Information Officer of Tamil Nadu, K.S Sripathi claimed that Tamil Nadu tops the list for the maximum number of appeas this year with 48000 papers submitted between January 1 and October 31 alone.
Addressing a workshop on RTI at Netrodaya, for the visually challenged, the State Chief Information Commissioner Shri K.S Sripathi said that Tamil Nadu tops the list for the maximum number of appeals this year. He said that 48000 papers have been submitted between January 1 and October 31 alone. Shri Sripathi said that awareness among the Public Information Officers has improved and the number of appeals to Information Commission is coming down. There was also a drop in the number of recommendations for disciplinary action as officers have realised the consequences of not fulfilling their responsibilities.