Lok Satta

Sunday, 12 September 2010 11:41

US honor for RTI activist


The US Government has invited Mr. N. Nagendra Babu (44), a practicing High Court advocate and RTI (Right to Information) activist of Hyderabad to study the principles of transparency, accountability, and ethics in American Government and business.


 The US Government has extended the invitation under its prestigious International Visitor Leadership Program. Mr. Nagendra Babu, who is also an activist of the Lok Satta Party, will be in the U. S. from September 13 to October 1, 2010.


As convener of the United Forum for RTI Campaign, comprising more than 100 civil society organizations, Mr. Nagendra Babu has trained about 1200 volunteers in Andhra Pradesh on the importance of the RTI Act and organized meetings to spread awareness about its provisions.