Guest Lecture on RTI - An empowering tool for citizens of India.

Date:16-10-2019

T.John College, BBA department arranged a guest lecture on Right to Information Act for III Semester BBA students on 16th October 2019, Guest speaker Mr. Ravikumar.S who is Proprietor of Green Technologies an Environmental Engineering company and Managing Trustee of Full Circle Trust a Bangalore based, registered Non-Profit Organisation. The session started with a warm welcome note by Mr. Arun Kumar. R, Assistant Professor in Department of Management Studies. The Guest Speaker started his session with the introduction to the RTI. He stated that the Right to Information has been recognized as fundamental human right which upholds the inherent dignity of all human beings. The Right to Information forms the crucial underpinning of participatory democracy. It is essential to ensure accountability and good governance. The greater the access of the citizen to information the greater the responsiveness of government to community needs. Further he discussed with his own RTIs which was raised by him working towards solving various social issues. Students interacted with great enthusiasm and eager to know about the empowering tool given to citizens of India.