Lack of awareness and training are the main reasons why people find it difficult to access information from various government bodies. Civil society organizations, especially those working at the grassroots in rural areas need to be aware about this landmark legislation in our country. More importantly they have the specific responsibility to spread awareness about this Act amongst the people and monitor its implementation. The workshop was designed with a focus on maximising discussion amongst participants with a particular emphasis on group work. During the course of the conference various problems arising out of the poor implementation of the Right to Information.