Refresher Training on Implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2013 in MCs

Oct 21, 2020

A refresher training session was held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at PMDFC Office, Lahore on implementation of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2013 in MCs. Public Information Officers (PIO) designated by Municipal Committees from Eight (08) MCs (Burewala, Daska, Gojra, Jaranwala, Kamalia, Khanewal, Okara & Vehari) attended the training session. Mr. Shoaib Iftikhar, General Manager – ID, alongwith his team briefed the salient features of PCP and program initiatives being undertaken in 16 selected partner cities. GM-ID briefed and sensitized the officers regarding adoption and implementation of RTI ACT in MCs to fulfill certain Performance Measures (PMs) under Punjab Cities Program (PCP). SOPs on RTI Act were shared with the participants for its smooth implementation within MC mandate. Furthermore, necessary information was given regarding addressing/ responding RTI application, response time & application process time, maintaining RTI Register, developing RTI database and preparation of MC Annual Report for dissemination of information/ awareness to the general public.