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Any New Amendments Has been made in RTI ACT 2005

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srikanthramidi

Update the new rules and create general awareness

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RAVEENA_O

You may please go through the Guide section and Home Page of this portal for all the relevant rules and circulars and other updates. Also please visit this portal regularly and go through the various discussions for updating your knowledge on RTI.

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MANOJ B. PATEL

Recently no any new Amendment has been made in RTI Act 2005.

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Prasad GLN

If you have come across any such thing (that escaped the attention of the members in portal), please enlighten our members, by posting the same, so that they can receive proper guidance.

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koteswararaonerella

there are no major modification to the central RTI act-2005 and unless you specify the section you want to be clarified , it will not be possible for members to comment.

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