Workshop for PIO’s held in J&K
The Chief Information Commissioner of J&K, Mr. G R Sufi addressed a workshop for PIOs under the RTI Act organized by Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) J&K Regional Branch and J&K State Information Commission. He pointed out that a citizen has a right to seek information from a public authority for the service which is held by him or which is held under its control which includes inspection of work, documents and records, taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents and taking samples of material under the RTI Act. He asked PIO’s to supply correct and complete information within the specified time to any person seeking information under the RTI and work towards making it a public movement. The workshop was also adressed by the Chairman, J&K Regional Branch IIPA, Dr. Ashok Bhan.