Wednesday, December 29, 2010

8,000 RTI cases pending for disposal in Orissa says Minister Prafulla Samal

Information and Public Relations Minister Prafulla Samal on Tuesday informed the State Assembly that directives have already been issued to all the Government offices under 38 Departments to implement Right to Information (RTI) Act. Replying to a question of Bijay Kumar Mohanty, the Minister informed that the RTI Act came to force on October 12, 2005. As per section 4 of the Act, the offices have been advised to provide information to the citizens as per their request in prescribed forms. "A total of 8,000 cases have remained pending for disposal due ton non implementation of section 4 of RTI Act. Similarly, a total of 7,179 cases of second appeal are pending with Odisha Information Commissioner for disposal," he said.

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