Regarding jail duty .... exploitation in the name of deputation



  • Hi ...... I am a doctor and a Punjab Government employee in health department .... in our job we have to do jail duties as deputation ..... it comes on rotation basis .... since itl is a very hectic and a duty full of legal matters all try to avoid it either by bribery or help of politicians etc .... i did this duty two years back and now my name is again there , in the roster for that duty .... there are soooooo many doctors who have not done it even once .... what can i do in this case ..... the orders are given by health secretary .... what should be my question and whi=om should it be addressed to ? will it be of any help ..... plz guide .....


  • RTI Experts

    Yes.

    The concerned health department is a public authority and the RTI Act is applicable to it.

    You could obtain details and information relating to the basis on which you had been re-appointed for the said post. You could also obtain the details regarding instances where doctors have been re-appointed for the said post for a specific time period along with details of persons who have never been appointed. Under section 2 (f) of the RTI Act, you could obtain certified copies of the relevant documents and records. You could obtain copies of orders/notifications issued by the authority in this regard along with copies of communications/correspondence exchanged between departments/officials, copies of any report prepared or survey conducted along with policy related documents and other related details. Under section 2(f), you could obtain documents and records relating to the actual policy adopted by the board with respect to the subject matter of your query. You could also obtain specific information in terms of the policy adopted with respect to specific instances and then see possible instances of any discrepancies in the policy adopted


  • administrators

    Read all about filing RTI for Punjab on https://onlinerti.com/how-to-file-rti-online-for-punjab


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