Three-day RTI training of Province 3 kicks off in Bhaktapur

KATHMANDU: Three-day provincial-level training related to Right to Information has begun in Bhaktapur of Province 3 from today.

A total of 23 information officers of different offices from Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts are participating in the training organised by Freedom Forum with the support of USAID.

Chief Information Commissioner Krishna Hari Banskota, former President of Federation of Nepali Journalists Dharmendra Jha and Chief Executive of Freedom Forum Taranath Dahal are set to impart training on various issues including concept, principle aspect, constitutional and legal sides, and trend of right to information in the training.

On the occasion, Programme Coordinator Sanjiv Ghimire said that the main objective of the training was to help build a rule of law that is responsible towards the people by developing capacity of government bodies in management and dissemination of information.

Earlier, similar training was conducted at Dhangadhi of Province 7, Surkhet of Province 6 and Dang of Province 5.