Guidelines on implementation of suo moto disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 -Compliance of.
Government of lndia
Ministry of Personnel, PG 8 Pensions ..
Department of Personnel Training
North Block, New Delhi-110001
Dated 22″4 September, 201 4
Sub: Guidelines on implementation of su0 moto disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 -Compliance of.
Attention is invited to this Department’s O.M. of even no. dated 15.4.2013 and subsequent reminder dated 10.12.2013 on the subject mentioned above.
2. In that O.M., it was mentioned that each MinistryIPublic Authority shall ensure that the guidelines for suo motu disclosure under RTI are fully operationalised within a period of 6 months from the date of their issuance i.e. 15.04.2013. It was also mentioned that the Action Taken Report on the compliance of guidelines should be sent, alongwith the URL link, to the DoPT and the Central lnformation Commission soon afler the expiry of the initial period of the 6 months. It has been noticed that most of the Ministries/Departments/Public Authorities have not sent the compliance reporVAction Taken Report to this Department and Central lnformation Commission.
3. It was required that each Ministry/Public Authority should get its proactive disclosure package audited by third party every year and such audit should be communicated to the CIC through publication on their own website. It has been noticed that most of the MinistrieslPublic Authorities have not yet got their proactive disclosure package audited by a third party.
4. It is once again requested that the guidelines mentioned in O.M. dated 15.4.2013 be complied with and the proactive disclosure package be got audited by a third party. The compliance report may be sent to this Department and the earliest.