Right to Information

About Right to Information Act 2005

Bringing Information to the Citizens:

Right to Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information. It is an initiative taken by Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to provide a RTI Portal Gateway to the citizens for quick search of information on the details of first Appellate Authorities,PIOs etc. amongst others, besides access to RTI related information / disclosures published on the web by various Public Authorities under the government of India as well as the State Governments.

Objective of the Right to Information Act:

The basic object of the Right to Information Act is to empower the citizens,promote transparency and accountability in the working of the Government,contain corruption, and make our democracy work for the people in real sense.It goes without saying that an informed citizen is better equipped to keep necessary vigil on the instruments of governance and make the government more accountable to the governed.The Act is a big step towards making the citizens informed about the activities of the Government.

Appellate Authorities:

The name, designation and other particulars of The Public Information Officer/1st Appellate Authority of District Kupwara is as under:-

1st Appellate Authority:

Name: Ghulam Mohammad Dar, KAS

Designation:Deputy Commisioner

Ph.No.: +1933-241243

Email: dcpul-jk@nic.in

Address: Office of the Deputy Commissioner,
DC Office Complex Pulwama 192301

Public Information Officer:

Name: Showkat Ahamd Rather, KAS

Designation: Addl. Deputy Commisioner

Ph.No.: +1933-241240

Address: Office of the Deputy Commissioner,
DC Office Complex Pulwama 192301