Draft bill - Citizens Right to Grievance Redress Bill, 2011
Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances has prepared a Draft Bill called “Citizens Right to Grievance Redress Bill, 2011”. This is a comprehensive rights based bill for the citizens of the country, providing statutory backing for getting timely services and goods specified in citizens charters of public authorities from Gram Panchayat, Block, District, State up to Central Level. Any violation of the citizens charter will be dealt as a grievance and institutional mechanism has been provided for time-bound grievance redressal and malafide action on the part of responsible officers will lead to penalty / disciplinary action.
2. An Overview of the provisions contained in the Draft Bill, along with the proposed Draft Bill is provided in the links below:
• Draft “Citizens Right to Grievance Redress Bill, 2011”
3. These documents were placed in the public domain for inviting comments and suggestions.