Ujjain : Social worker engineer Harsh Shukla informed that private security guard Ramakant Dubey, a resident of Ganeshpura filed an application at Collector office for arm license in 2010.

A complaint was filed by social organisation ‘Urja’ before divisional commissioner as no action was taken in the matter. Divisional commissioner issued directives to take action. After no action was taken in the matter, complainant Shukla took help of RTI Act and sought information about the action taken in the matter. It was revealed in the information received from Collector’s office that the then Public Information Officer did not make efforts and did not provide any information. The then Collector in his order said that application should be redressed quickly after getting a report in issue in question. An appeal was done to State Information Commission. An order was issued on August 25, 2014 and PIO was directed to provide required information to appellant within 15 days. Appeal officer was directed to take action against SDM.

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