Wednesday, November 04, 2009

SIC to award info officers

Otherwise known for imposing fine on public information officers (PIOs) for their failure to part with information sought under the Right To Information (RTI) Act, the state information commission (SIC) has now decided to award the PIOs sincerely performing their duty. At the first such award ceremony, scheduled to be held next month, as many as nine PIOs would be given prizes by chief minister Nitish Kumar. While one PIO would get the first prize of Rs 20,000, three PIOs have been selected for the second prize of Rs 10,000 each and five PIOs for the third prize of Rs 5,000
each. They would also get a citation each.

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