PM bring Whistleblowers Act as soon as possible.

Manmohan SinghNew Delhi: on Friday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the government would soon bring the whistleblowers act to protect those using the ‘Right To Information (RTI) Act’.

The Prime Minister said that indemnity under the RTI Act should be looked at vitally. “There is a concern in the administration over the misuse of the act,” he added.

However, he said that “RTI should not affect deliberative process of the government.”

Addressing the two-day annual convention of the Central Information Commission, Singh also said that “we wish to make the Right to Information an even more effective instrument for ensuring transparency and accountability in administration.”

He added that there was oblige to strike a balance between disclosure of information and the limited time and resources available with public authorities.

There have been demands for revised the precision law by certain sections of government who feel it is disobey into their functioning.

Amendments to the RTI Act likely to security agencies from making disclosures under it are likely to be debated at the conference being attended by information commissioners.

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