RTI vital tool for public service delivery: CIC

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Rajouri, Publish Date: Jan 23 2018 1:02AM | Updated Date: Jan 23 2018 1:02AM
RTI vital tool for public service delivery: CIC

Terming Right to Information Act as a vital tool for quality development and effective public services delivery, Chief Information Commissioner, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today called for implementation of the act in letter and spirit.

The CIC was addressing the Roundtable of First Appellate Authorities (FAAs), Public Information Officers (PIOs) and Assistant Public Information Officer (APIO) of District Rajouri, an official handout said. Deliberating on the objectives of the act, the CIC said the act envisages providing of transparent and accountable governance to the people with greater aim of establishing a corruption free society. The CIC called upon the PIOs and FAAs present in the Roundtable to go through the J&K RTI Act, 2009 and Rules made thereunder carefully to ensure that they perform their duties in conformity with the provisions of the Act.