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RTI comes in way of civil servants giving advice to govt: Arun Jailtey

Bureaucrats fear their suggestions could be made public later

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

Arun Jaitley, Jaitley
Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Arun Jaitley at a book release in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

said the (RTI) Act can to some extent create hindrance in giving their advice or opinions in the process of decision making out of the fear that these would become public later.

However, he said are free to render their advice, opinion during the process of decision making.

"Even had stated that the opinion, advice given by public servants in the course of decision making should not be made public," he said after releasing a book.


First Published: Sat, July 29 2017. 01:37 IST