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Govt Should Have Policy on Printing of Constitution of India - Rusen Kumar

Posted by : CSR MART on Nov 28,2018 03:16 AM
Govt Should Have Policy on Printing of Constitution of India -  Rusen Kumar

RAIPUR Govt. of India does not have any specific written policy and directives to print and periodically publish the supreme document Constitution of India, a RTI reply revealed. The reply said, Govt. publishes pocket and A4 sized editions of Constitution of India on time to time basis. However, there is no any fixed time frame to print or publish it frequently.

To make it available to the common people, the Department of Legal Literature Publication, Ministry of Law and Justice, Govt. of India, is responsible to print, publish and sale of Constitution of India. The reply also said, There is no specific guidelines and policy on paper and printing quality etc.

Letter no.3/58/2015-RTI dated 15.04.2015 of the Legislative Department, Ministry of Law and Justice, Govt. of India says Constitution of India is being published by Ministry of Law and Justice when it receives demand or request from Controller-Publications and Law Literature Publication, Legislative Department, bodies working under the Ministry of Law and Justice, New Delhi.

Letter no.3/57/2015-RTI dated 15.04.2015 says that the Ministry of Law and Justice has also not given any specific directives and guidelines for private publishers to print and publish the Constitution of India.

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