Thursday, March 01, 2018

Students sensitised to RTI Act

The Tribune: Chandigarh: Thursday, March 01, 2018.
The Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration (MGSIPA), Chandigarh, organised a one-day media workshop for students of Mass Communication and Journalism, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, under the Right to Information Act (2005), here on Wednesday. Over 35 students and faculty members took part in this programme.
The training programme sponsored by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) was aimed to sensitise young media professionals to the Act and also to make them aware about the latest developments based on the judgments of the Central/State Information Commission and courts. Jarnail Singh, course director (RTI) MGSIPA, Chandigarh, while highlighting the importance of RTI Act, 2005, said this was a pro-people act and the MGSIPA organised such training programmes in all districts to generate awareness about the features of this Act. TNS