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RTI Experience and Suggestions on framing the questions

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

I used RTI twice so far. In both cases, I would say that I had a good experience. The most important aspect is to frame the questions very precise and clear. The questions should ideally not be of the form to get an “Yes” or “No” answer. Rather, they should be to get some explanation/details.

RTI application to Income Tax department regarding the aided PU colleges

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

The Trusts/Societies associated with MES, SSMRV, Vijaya, Kengeri, Sarvothama colleges (for which I asked for clarification by giving the corresponding Trust names) are not registered with IT department. However, if you see the college fee receipts, you would find that these colleges issue receipts as “voluntary contribution” instead of fee. In fact, they write the name of student’s father on it. PU Board is yet to clarify to me in this regard on various questions that I asked. I shall keep you posted once I have update.

List of Karnataka P.U. Colleges on the website

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Karnataka Pre-University Board website now has all the college list along with an indication of whether it is aided or not.

About RTI

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Objective Provide a repository to share the results of RTI queries that have been filed by the general public. The idea is to make sure the information obtained from the replies is available for others who are interested in the same or similar information and does not just lie with the filer of the RTI […]