Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID
Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength
State Information Commission, Maharashtra
I applied for the internship by emailing the Commission my curriculum vitae with a cover letter.
Duration of internship and timings
15th December, 2014 – 16th January, 2015
First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure
On my first day, I was introduced to the Chief Information Commissioner and the State Information Commissioner for Mumbai city.I attended hearings and discussed the cases and the RTI with sir.
Attending appeals, making notes, research work.
Work environment and people
It was a positive environment, but there were no co-interns, hence there was very little legal discussion. I got to do research on a variety of legislations.
Interacting with Mr. Shailesh Gandhi and other RTI activists.
I realized the importance of the Right to Information in empowering barely literate citizens.