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Goa State Information Commission

Constitution of India vide its articles 19(1) and 21 envisages a right in favour of the citizen to know anything and everything done by public functionaries. Thus Right to know is the sine qua non of democracy. The Right to Information Act 2005 (RTI Act) was promulgated in the same background to strengthen the powers of citizen to secure the access to information held by the public authorities.
Section 7 of the RTI mandates the Public Authorities to disseminate the information held by it. The limitations and exemption from disclosure is contained in section (8) (9) and (24) of the RTI Act and to some extent also u/s 11 thereof.
RTI Act prescribes three forums for its implementation. The Public Information officer (PIO), the First Appellate Authority (FAA) and the second Appellate Authority or the central/State Information Commission (Commission).
The provisions of RTI Act included obligation of public authorities, constitution of Information Commission, designation of Public authorities, constitution of Information Commission, designation of Public Information Officers/ Assistant Public Information Officers and the powers to make rules by various competent Authorities. The Act has comprehensive reach and covers a wide spectrum of bodies. All the Departments and Undertaking of various Governments, Panchayat Raj Institutions, Urban Local Bodies, other Bodies
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Shri. Shashank Thakur
Under Secretary
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address
Kamat Tower", 7th Floor, Patto Plaza,
Panaji, Goa-403001
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phone
0832-2437880
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fax
+91 832 2438109
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e-mail
spio[hyphen]gsic[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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Smt. Rashmi Gosavi
LDC / Assistant Public Information Officer


address
Kamat Tower, 7th Floor, Patto Plaza Panaji Goa
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spio[hyphen]gsic[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2437908
Name/Designation
Smt. Alexandrina P.S. Vaz
Sr. Steno / Public Information Officer


address
Kamat Tower", 7th Floor, Patto Plaza, Panaji Goa-403001
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spio[hyphen]gsic[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2437908
Name/Designation
Shri. Shashank V Thakur
Under Secretary / Public Information Officer


address
Kamat Tower", 7th Floor, Patto Plaza, Panaji, Goa-403001
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spio[hyphen]gsic[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2437880
Name/Designation
Shri. Vinesh Arlekar
Secretary / First Appellate Authority


address
Kamat Tower", 7th Floor, Patto Plaza,Panaji, Goa-403001
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0832-2437880

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