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SIC reviews RTI Act in Mon
Published on 20 Nov. 2010 1:19 AM IST
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To review implementation on mechanism of RTI Act 2005, a meeting of HoDs, PIOs and APIOs was held with State Information Commissioner, (SIC) Dr. Kuhoi Zhimomi, on Thursday at DC’s conference hall, Mon. Dr. Kuhoi, briefed the important features of the RTI Act, under Section 2, and called upon PIOs and APIOs to implement the Act effectively for the welfare of the society. While stating that seeking information by the citizen should not be treated as complaint by the Public Authority, he said it was the public authority that implemented RTI Act to maintain transparency and accountability in the working system of the government agencies.
Briefing the roles of the public authority under the Act, he said PIOs were important functionaries of the RTI Act and urged both the PIOs & APIOs to put up signboard of the PIO & APIO in the office to enable the citizen for easy information. He also highlighted the success stories of the RTI Act in various parts of the country. DC Mon, Dinesh Kumar who , chaired the function appealed to public to update themselves with RTI Act .

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