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IMPLEMENTATION OF R.T.I. ACT – 2005 (STATUS PAPER)

Posted by rtiact2005 on June 17, 2006

IMPLEMENTATION OF R.T.I. ACT – 2005 (STATUS PAPER)

 1.         Nos. of DDAs designated so far

            1) Secretariats                          : 41

            2) Directorate/Departments       : 13

            3) Cooperate Bodies/Boards    : 4

                                    Total               : 58

 2.         Nos. of SPIOs designated

            1) Secretariats                          : 46

            2) Departments/Directorates     : 76

            3) Boards                                 : 17

                                    Total               : 139

 3.         Nos. of SAPIOs designated

            1) Secretariats                          : 10

            2) Departments/Directorates     : 267 (+)

            3) Boards                                 : 13

                                    Total               : 290 (+)

            List of S/No. 1,2, & 3 above available with the Nodal Officer (RTI), Dte. Of I & PR, Aizawl.

 4.         Nos. of Departments already submitted  Departmental Manuals of R.T.I./Proactive disclosure of information : 44 out of which around 20 manuals have been checked and accepted by the Manual Preparation Committee.

  5.         Demand for information learnt to have  received so far

1.      Higher & Technical Education : 1

2.      PHE : 1 and disposed of

3.      Home Department : About 10 Nos. some of them referred to concerned DAA and disposed of.

4.      Sericulture : 1

5.      D.C. (Aizawl) : 5

6.      R.D. : 1 and disposed of

7.      PWD : 1 regarding construction of Millennium Centre and the same has been transferred to the concerned Millennium Authority.

8.      Prison  Department 1 and disposed of .

9.      Fisheries Department.

10.  Agriculture Department.

(As requestors are being submitted applications for information to concerned departments direct and not through the RTI nodal department, accurate figure could not be given)

 6.                               Right to Information Training & Publicity programmes organized so far : –

1)         A one day State Level sensitization workshop in collaboration with C.H.R.I.,
New Delhi at Aizawl in October, 2005.

2)         3 day Orientation course training at ATI Aizawl for selected SPIOs and SAPIOs in December, 2005.

3)         3 day training for selected SPIOs and SAPIOs at ATI, Aizawl in January, 2006.

4)         Another such training held in April, 2006.

5)         Multi-media Publicity campaign in collaboration with the Central Media Units (DDK, AIR, Field Publicity) stationed in Mizoram , held in Lengpui, Sairang and Rangvamual in February, 2006.

6)         Review meeting on implementation of Right to Information Act, for all DDAs, SPIOs and SAPIOs in March, 2006

            More of such training and publicity programme for successful implementation of RTI Act are being  scheduled in collaboration with the State ATI. for the current year, 2006.

 7.         Published leaflet on “R.T.I. Act – A Tlangpui Thlirna” for wide publicity.

 8.         The Mizoram State Right to Information Rules – 2005 (Draft) already vetted by the Law & Judicial Department and approval of Finance Department awaited.

 9.         Formats of Registers to be maintained by DAA/FIRST APPELATE AUTHORITY, SPIO and SAPIO already circulated to all concerned public authorities.

 10.       The RTI Act, 2005 (A user’s Guide) under preparation.

                                                                                                           Sd/-
                                                                                              (
JIM K.CHOZAH)
                                             
                                               Deputy Director (RTI)
      
                                                                              Information & Public Relations
                                                                                                   Govt. of Mizoram

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