RTI awareness programme organised in VRS Engineering College
A programme for spreading awareness amongst the students of the Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College (VRSEC) regarding the Right to Information (RTI) Act was organised by the NSS wing. The information commissioner at Andhra Pradesh state information commission, P Vijaya Babu, addressed the students and later interacted with them. He asked them to value human values over caste, creed and money. He and told them that the Act is a weapon for the people the students could file RTI applications to seek information from the public authorities for the development of the society.
The director of the college K. Mohan Rao and the staff too participated in the programme. RTA activist V. Satyanarayana too interacted with the students. The importance of the RTI Act for improving accountability and transparency in the governance was emphasized during the discussions.