The State Government of Assam on 20 April 2013 implemented the Assam Right to Public Service Act 2012 in the state. The Act was implemented to bring in more transparency in the Public Delivery System.
In its first phase, the Act will be implemented in 21 districts and will cover 55 services of 14 departments into it. The implementation of the Act in full order will help in establishment of an interface with the public and bring about accountability and transparency which are keys for good governance. The Assam Right to Public Service Act 2012 will help in delivery of services to citizens by elimination of delays in availing the important services.