TITLE

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT AND MAHATMA GANDHI NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE ACT: AN EFFORT TOWARDS TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE GOVERNANCE

AUTHOR(S)
SHARMA, ASHA
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Indian Streams Research Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The enactments of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act and Right to Information Act are certainly significant achievements in the history of India. These acts provide a broad spectrum of fundamental rights to people of India towards shaping their own polity and society. Right to information Act has revolutionized the concept of democratic governance substantially. Consequently when Mahatma Gandhi NREGA was enacted by Indian Parliament in 2005 August, RTI was made as an integral part of the Act. It is envisaged that Mahatma Gandhi NREGA will be meaningless without appropriate use of RTI because RTI can check corruption and leakage of public funding on Mahatma Gandhi NREGA in an effective manner. The paper elaborates the scope of RTI Act in the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA.
ACCESSION #
87978647

 

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