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2) Discuss the key issues and constraints faced by CIC in implementing the RTI act effectively.(250 words)

Topic- Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

2) Discuss the key issues and constraints faced by CIC in implementing the RTI act effectively.(250 words)

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Why this question

The CIC has been in news recently for issuing a show cause notice to RBI governor. The article discusses well the problems on part of CIC in implementing the RTI act.

Directive word

Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to write in detail about the issues and constraints faced by CIC in terms of implementing the RTI act effectively.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the  role of CIC vis a vis the RTI act.

Body-

Discuss the issues and constraints faced by CIC in implementing the RTI act. E.g There is no centralised database of RTI applicants at the centre/ state level, thus resulting in decreased accuracy of the annual RTI reports submitted by CIC; There is a general public perception that CIC has been lenient towards the unaccountable PIOs; lack of monitoring and review mechanisms in CIC to make public officers comply with the provisions of the RTI act; High pendency of cases and delayed appointments in CIC etc.

Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.