RTI appeals’ waiting time doubles in 2 yrs
New Delhi: A report on the performance of central and state information commissions based on data from January 2018 to March 2019 shows that the number of pending RTI appeals and complaints stood at a high of 2,18,347 in 26 information commissions. In the central information commission alone, the estimated waiting time on appeals nearly doubled between November1, 2017 and April 1, 2019, going up from 10 months to 1 year and seven months, the report suggests.
As per the report put together by voluntary organi
sations Satark Nagrik Sangathan and Centre for Equity Studies, as of January 1, 2018, the CIC was functioning with eight information commissioners, including the chief.