Natgrp: This is a service that every Indian should use, especially to understand and ferret out malfeasance in the system. Its currently restricted to a single department but is expected to cover all departments by the end of the month.
The Government of India always lays emphasis on making the lives of its citizens easy, smooth and making India truly democratic and keeping this in mind the RTI Act has been established.
RTI stands for Right To Information and has been given the status of a fundamental right under Article 19(1) of the Constitution. Article 19 (1) under which every citizen has freedom of speech and expression and have the right to know how the government works, what role does it play, what are its functions and so on.
The Act confers right to the citizens to know as to how the taxpayers money is being spent by the Government.