North East Today : Arunachal: Saturday, March 18, 2017.
Corruption is the biggest enemy of the welfare of the people, this was opined by Arunachal Pradesh chief information commissioner Dr Joram Begi.
Speaking at an awareness camp on Right to Information Act, organized by the Arunachal Information Commission in collaboration with the Tawang District Administration, Begi said, “The objective of the landmark act is to empower the citizens and promote transparency and accountability.”
He further cautioned against the misuse of RTI and further instructed the officers to act as watchdogs. However, he also exhorted the public authorities to act in transparent manner by following laid down norms and procedures.
The participants during the programme also witnessed an interactive session, wherein doubts raised by many were cleared by the Commission. The programme was also attended by Tawang DC, HoDs, officers, PRI members and NGOs.