BDO fined Rs 25,000 for refusing info: SIC


ITANAGAR | May 16 | State Information Commission (SIC) u/s 20 (1) of RTI Act imposed penalty of Rs. 25,000 on block development officer Misa Gamlin of Kaying-Payum CD block for refusing to furnish information.

The information on implementation of IAY, BADP, FOCUS AREA DEV, MPLAD and MSDP within his jurisdiction was sought by Kerang villager Karmur Jerang, SIC said in its order, and directed to compensate the information seeker for financial and other detrimental suffered and failure to comply might compel the SIC to invoke section 20(2) of the Act for recommendation of disciplinary action as per service rule.

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