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City based school fined for not sharing information under RTI 16.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Dec 16: A city based school has been fined Rs. 10,000 for not sharing information under RTI Act, claiming that the materials sought for is old and is exempted by the said act. Also, false claim of ignorance has dearly cost Gandhi Buniyadi Secondary School (GBSS) located at Pynthorumkhrah area of the city.
As per available documents, a city based advocate, Aneeta Synrem filed an RTI application dated March 20, 2018 in which she had sought for the number of candidates along with their names, guardians name, roll number, who had appeared in the SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) Selection Test from 1990 to 1996 from the Headmaster/ Public Information Officer (PIO) of GBSS.

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