UP officers fined for not providing information under RTI

A fine of Rs 25,000 each was imposed on 50 officers of various departments on charges of not providing information sought under the Right to Information Act.

Lucknow: A fine of Rs 25,000 each was imposed on 50 officers of various departments on charges of not providing information sought under the Right to Information Act.

Taking serious note of not providing information sought under RTI, the Uttar Pradesh State Information Commission has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 each on 50 officers of various departments, an official release said here.

During the meeting chaired by Information Commissioner Hafiz Usman, directives were also issued to take departmental action against some officers, it said.

The commission issued notice of disciplinary action against Divisional Commissioner of Faizabad Vishal Chauhan and issued order of personal appearance on January 30. 

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