Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Workshop on best practices held at Trivandrum on the 5th and 6th of March, 2011


Mr. Banu Kumar Executive Director of 5th Pillar attended the Regional Workshop on the theme, "Five Years of RTI Act, and Looking Ahead, held at Institute of Management , Trivandrum on the 5th and 6th of March, 2011. Dr. Prabhakaran, I.AS , Chief Secretary, Govt, of Kerala, inaugurated the workshop and the following people attended the workshop:
Mr. T.K.Manoj Kumar, Director, IMG
Mr. K.S. Sripathy, Chief Information Commissioner, Tamilnadu.
Smt. Minnie Mathew I.AS Special Chief Secretary, Govt. of A.P.
Dr. Amitha Prasad, I.AS Director General ATI, Mysore.
Dr. K..Rajagopal, Chief Information Commissioner, Kerala
Dr K.G. Verma, Director, RTI, DOPT, Govt, of India.
Mr. K.N. Venkatraman, IAS Secretary,P &AR, Govt, of Tamilnadu. 


Around 40 participants from all over the southern States attended the Workshop. After the inaugural session in the morning. Papers on different subjects were presented in the forenoon Session. The paper and presentation by 5th Pillar , got the second best paper award. During the presentation, Mr.Banu Kumar explained the activities of the 5th Pillar, with special reference to RTI and distributed Zero Rupee notes to all the participants. 

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