Harsha Raj Gatty is a Founder & Trainer for Whitewhistle on Right to Information. In March 2011, he received a certificate on ''The RTI Act, 2005' awarded by the Centre for Good Governance, Government of India. This greatly encouraged him to start a forum in Mangalore which focuses exclusively on promoting RTI activism. Gatty conducts classes & workshops for the general public and interested groups starting from 11 year old students to government officials.
Gatty has been awarded a fellowship on the Right to Information Act (RTI) by the Department of Personnel and Trainings (DoPT), Government of India, for the year 2012. He also holds a post graduate degree in Mass Communication.