Fair Price Shop RTI
I believe that the grains received for distribution under PDS is mis-utilized and sold to general public at high price. Could I file RTI for the same?
The public distribution system is under a government department which is a public authority and the RTI Act is applicable to it.
Under section 2 (f) of the RTI Act, you could obtain certified copies of the relevant documents and records. You could also obtain obtain copies of orders/notifications issued by the authority in this regard along with copies of communications/correspondence exchanged between departments/officials, copies of any report prepared or survey conducted along with policy related documents and other related details. . You could also obtain specific information in terms of the policy adopted with respect to specific instances and then see possible instances of any discrepancies in the policy adopted.