Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January this year, the ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme' aims to quickly and effectively transform over 100 most underdeveloped districts of the country.
The CIC data shows that the State Bank of Hyderabad (now part of SBI) rejected a record 71 per cent of the RTI pleas it received in 2016-17 and the Oriental Bank of Commerce declined every second plea recording a 50 per cent rejection rate.
"I have seen it from both sides, from ministry side as well as the Governor side. You (an RBI Governor) have always been tested. And you have to establish clear parameters -- what you are willing to do and what you are not willing to do"