A new report on the performance of the central and state information commissions based on data from January 2018 to March 2019 shows that in 26 information commissions, the number of pending RTI appeals and complaints stood at a high 2,18,347. In the central information commission, the estimated waiting time nearly doubled between Nov 1, 2017 and Apr 1, 2019, up from 10 months to 1 year and 7 months.