Information Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Up to date Mon, 15 Jun 2020 11:04 PM IST
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In an order issued on Monday, the Well being Ministry acknowledged that Deputy Secretary Nayak can be the nodal officer to compile, consolidate and consolidate the data sought by RTI applicant and activist Venkatesh Nayak and accessible on the ministry’s web site as per directions issued by CIC Will get it completed.
Clarify that Venkatesh Nayak, utilizing the Proper to Info Act, had sought district-wise data of hospitals and well being facilities constructed for the therapy of Corona along with his tackle and phone quantity. The Ministry of Well being couldn’t present this data.
After listening to Venkatesh’s petition, Chief Info Commissioner Bimal Julka suggested the ministry to nominate a nodal officer for this process. Which in giant scale PSUs are compulsorily lodged in PSUs beneath RTI Act.
Chief Info Commissioner Julka had discovered that very related data was sought by Venkatesh Nayak concerning the standing of the worldwide epidemic corona virus within the nation, which couldn’t be offered by any of the respondents.
Julka has additionally issued advisory to the Ministry to tell Venkatesh Nayak’s petition inside 15 days. He mentioned that such data may also be useful for establishments engaged in analysis, tracing of viruses and making an attempt to develop vaccines.