RAJOURI, JANUARY 12: Directorate of field Publicity of Information and Broadcasting Government of India J&K Region organised an awareness programme on Right to Information Act at Industrial Training Institute Rajouri today.
Ujjawal Mahajan Principal ITI Rajouri was the Chief Guest, while Prof. Iqbal Raina from Govt PG Collage Rajouri, Abdul Raoof Dar Principal Boys Hr. Sec. School Rajouri were Guest of Honour and Manzoor Hussain Faculty Member ITI Rajouri and Ayaz Ahmed Mughal RTI activist poonch were also present on the occasion .
Ujjawal Mahajan in his address said that effectively implemented RTI can bring in openness and transparency between public authorities and common people and ensure better implementation of the programmes and schemes.
During the programme ITI activist Stated that the basic objective of RTI is to strengthen our democracy in a real sense he further stated that a citizen has the right to seek information from public authority and obtain information in any form he also highlighted other provisions of the act .
In this programme various aspects and provision along with the procedure for seeking information under RTI Act were discussed by the officials of Directorate of Field Publicity .During the workshop practical knowledge on filing RTI and its procedure was also imparted to the students .
Vikram Uppal in his welcome address enlightened the audience about the working and mandate of Directorate of Field Publicity & said that the motive behind organising this programme was to create awareness among the general masses about the importance of right to information act.
The registered troupes of Song & Drama Division mesmerised the audience with their theme based Songs, Dramas and Dances .Later students of ITI participated in a rally which Passed Through main bazaar of Rajouri and disseminated awareness about importance of RTI among people.