Recommendation for Improvement in Implementation of RTI Act
Section 25(1) of the RTI Act, 2005 provides that the State Information Commission shall as soon as practicable after the end of each year, prepare a report on the implementation of the provisions of this Act during that year and forward a copy thereof to the appropriate Government.
Further, Section 25(3)(g) of RTI Act, 2005 provides that the report shall state in respect of the year to which the report relates, the recommendations for reform, including recommendations in respect of the particular public authorities, for the development, improvement, modernisation, reform or amendment to this Act or other legislation or common law or any other matter relevant for operationalising the right to access information.
The RTI act is federal in nature and the State Government is competent authority for the implementation of the RTI Act in their respective states.
This was stated by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri Husain Dalwai in the Rajya Sabha today.