State Information Commissioner calls on Governor

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SRINAGAR: State Information Commissioner Mohammad Ashraf Mir called on Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan on Saturday and apprised him about the present state of functioning of the Commission and the work which has been disposed of.
Governor discussed with Mir the possible measures which could be pursued to introduce significantly increased accountability of the administrative apparatus and promptitude, efficiency and visible transparency in the functioning of all institutions, particularly the public delivery system.
Governor advised Mir to ensure that each level of functionary is working properly so that the right of people to information is realised in letter and spirit.
During the meeting, Mir informed Governor that the Commission has prepared and published the pending annual reports for the years 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17. He also presented to the Governor a copy of Annual Reports of the State Information Commission for the years 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17, besides informing the Governor that the annual report for the year 2017-18 has also been prepared and will be forwarded to the government within next two months.