The Government of India have enacted a statute called “The Right to Information Act 2007” (Called Central Act No.22 of 2007) to provide the right to citizens to secure information under the control of public authorities and with a view to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public authority.
Person who desires to obtain any information under RIGHT TO INFORMATION act, shall make a request in writing or through Electronic mails in English or in Tamil accompanying such fee as may be prescribed to Public Information Officer. An application making request for information shall not be required to give any reason for requesting the information.
In order to implement the provisions of the above Act at Thoothukudi Corporation, the following officials have been appointed as Appellate Authority and Public Information Officer.
Right to Information is fundamental Right.
Covers all information ‘held’ regardless of the form in which it is recorded (ie) any and every material in any form