Gujarat govt refuses RTI information on meetings, minutes at CM level

rathodThe Gujarat government has refused to part with any information regarding official review of the state’s reservation policy towards Dalits, Adivasis and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) between 2001 and 2015. Kirit Rathod of Navsarjan Trust, in an RTI plea, had sought “agenda and minutes of the meetings, which may have taken place for reviewing the quota policy under the chairmanship of the chief minister at district, departmental, ministerial, or chief ministerial level.”Addressed to the general administration department (GAD) of the Gujarat government, responsible for personnel issues, Rathod’s application was transferred to two separate departments for a reply – social justice and empowerment and tribal development. Rathod says, the public information officer (PIO) of the tribal development department, Narendra Vaghela, in a “shocking” reply told him that since reservation is a “policy issue, it does not deal with it.”

Read more: http://www.counterview.net/2016/01/gujarats-reservation-policy-state-govt.html

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Posted on January 8, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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