Kathmandu, 29 March, 2015Â : The National Information Commission (NIC) has expressed commitment to expose the government officials that refuse to publicize the information, when sought by the citizens.
The right to information would end all sort of wrong practices and protect democracy. If any officials attempt to hide the information they shall be exposed, said Chief Information Commissioner Krishna Hari Banskota.
Banskota said this while addressing a three-day Training of Trainers organized at Nepal Administrative Staff College, Lalitpur, today. He said that the decision of Council of Ministers is made public in no time, the court hearing is open to all and the Parliament decisions is open to all while suggesting the government employees not to hide information from the public. Social conflicts would be reduced when the information is made public, he added.
The NIC would protect the government employees if they face action just for providing information to the citizens, said Chief Commissioner Banskota.
Similarly, Information Commissioner duo Yashodha Timalsina and Kiran Pokhrel, and Chief Executive Officer at the Staff College Tarak Bahadur KC said right to information was the foremost condition of democracy and that the right to information would bring the reality of the suppressed community and provide support in controlling the corruption.
Experts including Kashiraj Dahal and Ram Krishna Timalsena would instruct 28 trainers participating in the programme from different government bodies.
Source : RSS