Right to Information Act empowers every citizen to seek any information, take notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records, take certified samples of material. RTI stands for Right to Information and has been given the status of a fundamental right under Article 19(1) of the Constitution. Article 19 (1) under which every citizen has freedom of speech and expression and have the right to know how the government works, what role does it play, what are its functions and so on. This section facilitates citizen about PIO’s & APIO’s of the District.
About the Organization
Particulars Of Organization, Functions & Duties [Section-4 (1) (b) (I)]
Aims and Objectives of the Organisation:
To provide basic civic service to the inhabitant of the Municipal area.
To provide basic civic services to the inhabitant of the Municipal area
Organisation Charts :
The Council consists 21 Nos. of elected councilors along with elected Local M.P. & M.L.A or their representative. Among the councilors one is being elected by the as Chairperson and another as Vice-Chairperson. One Executive Officer is being posted by the Govt.
Allocation of Business :
To execute the decisions’ of the Council.
What does right to information mean ?
1. It includes the right to
2. Inspect works, documents and records.
3. Take notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records.
4. Take certified samples of material.
5. Obtain information in form of printouts, diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts.
Who are the Public Information officers(PIO) ?
PIOs are officers designated by the public authorities in all administrative units or offices under it to provide information to the citizens requesting for information under the Act. Any officer, whose assistance has been sought by the PIO for the proper discharge of his or her duties, shall render all assistance and for the purpose of contraventions of the provisions of this Act, such other officer shall be treated as a PIO.