Regional (M.P & C.G)
MP Becomes First State to Bring Bureaucrats Asset Under RTI
In the wake of a recent order of Central Information Commission, Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to bring details of asset held by bureaucrats in public domain, reported PTI.
Acting on an application, the IT department has begun releasing details of assets of Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officers, said report.
Under RTI act, social activist Ajay Dubey has asked IT department to provide details on tax returns filed by nearly 350 IAS officers of Madhya Pradesh cadre during the last five years, said report.
Accepting the application, the Public Information Officer of the income tax department forwarded the application to all its offices asking them to furnish requisite details in return, said report.