Heads of civil sector organisations have stressed that the State should not lag behind for effective implementation of constitutional and legal provisions related to right to information.Speakers of the first session of the first national conference and convention organised by National Federation of Right to Information here today on the occasion of International Day for Universal Access to Information shared that laws would not be effectively implemented unless general people’s access to information is established.On the occasion, President of Federation of Nepali Journalists, Bipul Pokharel, mentioned that the State side should have strong thinking that information should be provided to the citizens as RTI has important role in good governance.

He further said, “RTI has not been effectively implemented yet. The State should not lag behind to provide right to information.”Likewise, Information officer of National Indigenous Commission, Sanjila Sapkota, opined that the citizens have easy access of information upon the Commission’s activities.Similarly, Spokesperson of Department of Livestock Service, Dr Chandra Dhakal, shared that informations related to daily necessities of farmers involved in animal husbandry are being disseminated.
President of NGO Federation of Nepal, Ram Prasad Subedi, further said cooperation for implementation of laws was necessary as NGOs are helping hands on the issues of RTI.September 28 is observed as The International Day for Universal Access to Information.