Srinagar,Febuary 22,2017 CNS:J&K RTI Movement has expressed satisfaction over the selection of Khurshid Ahmad Ganai for the post of State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC).
In its statement RTI Movement said that Khurshid Ahmad Ganai is one an upright person who can manage the affairs of State Information Commission (SIC) quite effectively .
“ Mr Khurshid Ganai has played an important role in drafting J&K RTI Amendment Act of 2008 when he was Commissioner / Secretary to Government General Administration Department (GAD) way back in 2008. We have closely worked with him during that time and by selecting him for the post of State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) selection committee headed by Chief Minister has done justice to the State RTI Act “ said Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat Founder & Convener J&K RTI Movement….
Pertinently a delegation of J&K RTI Movement had met Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in Jammu on January 23rd requesting her to constitute J&K State Information Commission.
“We hope that formal orders for the appointment of Mr Ganai would be issued soon by Governor as dozens of RTI appeals and complaints which are pending before the Information Commission would be disposed off. In addition to it we appeal Govt to appoint two other Information Commissioners as soon as possible” said Dr Mushtaq Khan senior member of J&K RTI Movement. (CNS)