What is the difference between right to information and right to consumer education?
The Right to Information Act empowers all Indian Citizens to seek information from public authorities, which includes central, state and local governments, Parliament, judiciary, police etc. Under RTI, a citizen can ask question, seek information, take copies of official documents, inspect government work and its progress.
RTI has helped the citizens in a following manner:
a. It has empowered them.
b. It has made them aware about the functioning of the government machinery.
c. RTI has made citizens vigilant and made them more conscious about their rights and duties.
d. It has exposed various scams and and has helped citizens in making wise choices.