ISLAMABAD: Despite slight improvement in health facilities, at least 284 Basic Health Units (BHU) are operating without doctors in only 13 districts of Punjab, official figures revealed.
CRTI RTI Champions Awards ceremony was held to honor winners of awards for year 2015. The awards were given to Mr. Arif Noor, in the citizen’s category, Mr. Waseem Abbasi, in journalist category, and to Shehri in organization category. Senator Continue reading Coalition on Right to Information RTI Champions Awards 2015
ISLAMABAD: The governments of Balochistan and Sindh need to strengthen their Right to Information (RTI) laws, similar to the reforms brought in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Punjab. These views were expressed by participants at the concluding session of a two-day seminar Continue reading Right to information: Call for new laws in Balochistan, Sindh
One of the primary reasons for the corrupt practices of public officials that the citizens of Pakistan have to deal with on a daily basis lies in the fact that citizens do not know how to get their entitlements and Continue reading Bridging information gaps – The Express Tribune
Despite some improvements, government departments in the Punjab and Khyber Pakhunkhwa (K-P) had by and large failed to abide by their own respective right to information laws, a report by digital rights group revealed. The report “State of Proactive Disclosure Continue reading Despite some improvements, K-P and Punjab govt websites still not complying with RTI laws
ISLAMABAD: The PML-N government is determined to promote transparency in rhetoric but has been found building walls of secrecy in reality. The Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights has denied the citizens’ right to information as an RTI request Continue reading Govt is open in rhetoric and secret in reality
ISLAMABAD: The Punjab Information Commission has directed to Chief Minister House and Governor House to share the details of their annual expenditure with the public under the Punjab Transparency and Right to Information Act 2013 but the two top offices Continue reading Punjab top offices defying orders of Information Commission
ISLAMABAD: As many as 15 members of the Punjab’s provincial assembly with a combine asset value of more than Rs1.1 billion have claimed medical expenses worth Rs2.7 million from the national exchequer during last one year and a half, official Continue reading 15 Punjab MPAs claim medical bills worth Rs2.7m