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WORKSHOP ON RTI ACT AT MARGAO ON DEC. 20 Panaji, December 18, 2018   Agrahayana 27, 1940 The Department of Information and Publicity is conducting half day workshop on RTI Act 2005 in South Goa district which will be held at Conference hall, room No.407, 4th floor,  Mathany Saldanha Collectorate Complex, Margao on December 20, 2018. The function will be held from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm. The Participant of the workshop will include elected representatives of Local self government bodies such as Municipality and Village Panchayat, Consumer clubs, consumer forums and general public. Two Resource Persons namely Smt.Sima Fernandes, Assistant Director GIPARD and Shri Roland Martins, Coordinator, Goa CAN will guide /enlighten the participants of the workshop on various aspects of RTI Act. Smt. Sima Fernandes will speak on RTI Act and overview whereas Shri Roland Martins will speak on RTI Act 2005, a tool for transparency and accountability. The primary objective of conducting the workshops is to empower the citizens to promote transparency and accountability in the working of the government and to educate them on various aspect of RTI Act and also to make them aware of rules and gain access to seek information under RTI Act. DI/NB/GPP/PN/AN/2018/1134