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RTI portal: HC notice to Centre, TN

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Chennai: The Madras High Court has issued notices to the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government on a PIL seeking to launch an online RTI portal for getting information from various departments of the state government.

A Division Bench comprising Justice M Sathyanarayanan and Justice N Seshasayee issued the notice to Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training and Director General, National Informatics Centre, New Delhi, on a petition from A S Mohamed Khader Meeran, an MBBS student from Tiruchirapalli.

The judges also issued a notice to the state government, returnable by September 4.