Jammu, July 15, 2021: Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Management, Public Administration and Rural development(JKIMPA & RD) campus in Jammu today organized an interactive session on Right to Information Act for Senior Assistants . Over eighty officials of the J & K UT government from different departments belonging to Jammu division attended the program.
The RTI training program is one of the various initiatives taken up by the IMPA as per the instructions of Saurabh Bhagat, Director General, JKIMPA to provide training to the officers & officials of the J & K government for their overall capacity building and to familiarize them with different laws to bring more synergy and professionalism in the governance system.
The training session on RTI Act is held under the supervision and guidance of Prof. Reva Sharma, Director Training(Jammu). During the event, Manju Kapoor, Course Coordinator welcomed the participants and also threw light on preamble and basic principle of the Right to Information Act that is to bring transparency and accountability in the governance system, she also asked the participating officials to utilize the expertise of the visiting faculty and go through the course material provided to them which is again prepared by the subject experts. Raman Shama, RTI Practitioner also held interactive session with the trainee officials and explained different sections and provisions of the Transparency law. During the session, Course Coordinator and guest faulty also replied various queries of the trainees related to the RTI Law.