Dimapur, March 12: An awareness programme on RTI Act 2005 was held on March 6 at Town Hall, Tuensang with resource persons Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), Chanbemo Lotha, State Information Commissioner (SIC), GH Ramlia and Secretary, Nagaland Information Commission (NIC), Worhonthung Ezung.
CIC Chanbemo Lotha briefed on the Right To Information Act 2005, which was followed by a power point presentation by Secretary NIC, W.Ezung. He explained about RTI and how it enables the citizen to participate, to seek and question the Government. He also said that if the RTI is applied in a proper manner it would lead to transparency and accountability. He also briefed on the process of filing an RTI. He concluded by saying the RTI may not solve all the problem but it is the first step for solution.
Interactions were also held with the resource person. DC Tuensang, Mohammad Ali IAS also spoke on the occasion.
(Page News Service)