National Information Commission (NIC) has punished chiefs of 33 offices for denying imparting information to seekers.
They faced music for violating the Right to Information (RTI) guaranteed by the Constitution. According to Commission, which was established in 2065 BS, it has for far exercised its rights given by the Clause 32 of RTI ACT, 2065 BS against the number of office chiefs.
According to information officer Ratna Prasad Mainali, among those facing action for failure to implement the RTI, mostly are from Tribhuvan University subordinate bodies.
They include seven controllers of examination, four TU Service Commission employees, one TU rector, four chiefs of local levels, six school principals and campus chiefs and 11 others.