RTI commissioner summons MMCRI officials

Mysuru: Not taking kindly to Mysuru Medical College and Research Institute’s (MMCRI) refusal to furnish information sought beneath the Right To Information (RTI) Act via an applicant, the Karnataka Information Commission (KIC) on Saturday has asked the establishment’s public information officer to seem for a hearing on April 5.
In a contemporary order issued via RTI commissioner NP Ramesh, a copy of which is with STOI, dubbed MMCRI’s reaction to applicant Komala Devi’s request for closed circuit television (CCTV) digital camera pictures for two explicit days – MMCRI advised the applicant that the pictures was missing – ‘preposterous’ and ‘suspicious’.

Ramesh mentioned that the explicit objective behind installing CCTV cameras was to usher in transparency in administration, and mentioned that the apathetic attitude of the MMCRI officers to repair defunct CCTV cameras defeated the aim of the RTI Act.

Komala Devi, a resident of Agrahara had demanded CCTV pictures for February 23, 2018 and June four, 2018 from MMCRI. Failure of the medical establishment to furnish the desired pictures inside the stipulated period of time induced Komala Devi to manner the KIC.

The KIC due to this fact issued a notice to MMCRI not easy an cause of the lengthen. In its reply, MMCRI mentioned that pictures for the two days was now not available, besides including that CCTV cameras were not put in within the director’s chamber. None too happy with the reaction, Ramesh asked the MMCRI authorities to get the dysfunctional cameras fixed.

Despite STOI’s repeated makes an attempt to touch him, MMCRI dean Dr CP Nanjaraj did not reply.

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