Freedom of expression and right to information are considered as
integral concepts in modern democracies. Since the last decade of
the last century, there has been an unstoppable global trend towards
the recognition of right to information or knowledge and freedom
of speech or expression among the people of all countries and inter-governmental
In the democracies, the greater the access to information, the greater
the responsiveness of the government to the needs of the community.
The right to information has been recognized as fundamental human
rights, which upholds the dignity of all human being.
Jan Chetna Sansthan being an organization for people’s awareness
tried to sensitize people of the community to know about this Act
and practice it. For this concern many meetings and sammelans were
organized time to time and also, people of Abu Road had started
asking information from different departments including Panchayats.