Jan Soochana Portal: A gateway to good governance

Rajasthan has been a pioneer in deepening democracy by fighting for the Right to Information of ordinary citizens when the colonial Official Secrets Act was still in place — a long-standing anomaly in a country wedded to democracy.   Now Rajasthan has initiated a Jan Soochana Portal which gives at the click of a button all information that citizens wish to know on several schemes, including status of their applications for several benefits. Karnataka is trying to replicate this by initiating a Jan Soochi Portal on the lines of the one in Rajasthan.

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