RTI Act is people friendly act :CIC
The Chief Information Commissioner was addressing Public Information Officers (PIOs) of all the departments of
Sufi urged upon the HoDs to declare PIOs in their departments and maintain all the records duly catalogued and indexed in a manner and the form which facilitates the right information instructions, public rules and regulations, beneficiaries of such programmes etc.
He said that the PIOs are responsible for disseminating all information pertaining to general public good and assist asked them to asset the information seekers. The Sufi said that the Act provides opportunity to seek any information not only to a common man but to officers and officials also. He said the commission would take all possible steps to get the Act implemented in letter and spirit. He said that the officers declared responsible for disseminating the information should not sleep over the matter and should not make it a repository. He cautioned that sleeping over the matter is more dangerous and will bring the officer under punitive action.
The Chief Information Commissioner appreciated the working of the officers of the
The Director Information and Public Relations in his address said that the Jammu and Kashmir state has always remained a trend setter and assured all possible support to the commission for making the people aware regarding the advantages of the RTI Act. He said the department of Information is already making the people apprised about the programmes and policies of the government.
The District Development Commissioner,
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