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The Right to Information (RTI) was first introduced in the year
1. 2003
2. 2004
3. 2005
4. 2006

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 2005

The correct answer is ​2005.

  • The Right to Information is a tool that every person in India can use to find out information that can make their lives better.
  • India initiated the enactment of the Right to Information Act in the year 2005.
  • ​Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for Government information.
  • It is an initiative taken by the Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions.
  • The main object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens, promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government, contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in a real sense.
  • Sweden is the first country to pass the Right to Information Act.

  •  The Right to Information (RTI) was first introduced in the year 2005.
  • The Act received Presidential assent on 15th June 2005.
  • Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam gave his assent to the national Right to Information Act 2005.
  • The RTI Act came into force on 12th October 2005.
  • There are only 2 schedules in RTI Act 2005.
  • Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan is the organization that was instrumental in the passage of the RTI Act.
  • The first RTI application in India was submitted by Shahid Raza Burney.

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