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The State Information Commission (SIC) has directed all Public Information Officers (PIOs) to provide information sought under J&K RTI Act 2009, even if such information is available on the official website. The SIC issued the directions in case of Imityaz Ahmad who was denied information for several months. An Information seeker Imtiyaz Ahmad Rather of Dursuma district Ganderba sought information under RTI Act about the amount of relief provided to some families.
After getting no response from PIO DC office Jammu, applicant filed 1st appeal before appellate authority. Again there was no proper response and he filed 2nd appeal before the State Information Commission (SIC).