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CPDI demands permanent posts of System Networks Administrators in District Governments

SIALKOT : Program Manager of Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) Syed Kausar Abbas has demanded permanent posts of System Networks Administrators (SNAs) in all district governments of Punjab. Taking to the newsmen here, he revealed that the posts of System Networks Administrators acts as a backbone to run the affairs of information technology
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CDGR launches its website

RAWALPINDI: The City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) in collaboration with Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) on Friday launched its website: www.rawalpindi.gov.pk. District Coordination Officer (DCO) Sajid Zafar Dall inaugurated the website. Forms of arms licences, domicile and others would be available on the website. The website has been prepared by the technical staff
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Awaited website of CDGR to launch today

Staff Reporter ISLAMABAD: The agitating website of City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) will be launched on Friday that was planned by the district government soon after the passing of Punjab Transparency Right to Information (RTI) Act in September 2013 by Punjab Assembly. According to details Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has competed the
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KP shifts ‘Schedule of Fees’ to public in violation of RTI Act

Civil society organisations have criticised the ‘Schedule of Fees for Hard Copies’, notified by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission saying that the commission has shifted the burden of postal costs from public bodies to citizens if the requested information is more than 20 pages. According to notification issued by KP Information Commission on December 19, 2014
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KP’s Governor House spends more than CM House

ISLAMABAD: Although under the 1973 Constitution, the governor of a province is largely a ceremonial post as all the executive functions are performed by the chief minister, yet surprisingly, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the Governor House is costing the national exchequer more than the Chief Minister House, certified information provided by the Governor House revealed.
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‘Schedule of Fees for Hard Copies’: Cost in violation of ‘KP Right to Information Act 2013′

The “Schedule of Fees for Hard Copies,” notified by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission on December 19, 2014 has shifted the burden of postal costs from public bodies to citizens if the requested information is more than 20 pages. If the requested information is more than 20 pages, a citizen will have to pay Rs 5
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30pc newborns die in DI Khan, Mianwali hospitals

ISLAMABAD: Every third newborn baby in two remote districts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa dies due to poor facilities at district hospitals, certified data collected by The News from 20 districts of the two provinces revealed. The data shows that the impoverished district of Dera Ismail Khan in KP witnesses around 100 monthly deaths while
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619 Basic Health Units in Punjab without doctors

In its election manifesto Pakistan Muslim League-N had promised to strengthen the Basic Health Units (BHUs) in the country but after seven years of the party’s rule in Punjab, as many as 619 BHUs in the province still have no doctors available to treat the patients in rural areas, The News has learnt. According to
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NGO to develop Pindi govt’s website

RAWALPINDI: The local administration has deactivated the existing website of City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) and assigned a non-governmental organisation (NGO) the task of developing a new one. Despite having information technology experts, the CDGR has asked Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) to develop the new website. On Wednesday, the CDGR and CDPI
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CDGR failed to publish information on their website

RAWALPINDI: The government of Punjab once again failed to provide transparent information to the citizens as the City District Government Rawalpindi (CDGR) website is showing Latin language instead of English that was specifically made to visible the information of district government departments to public. The website of district government is under construction from past two
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No law in place to address issues of disabled persons

ISLAMABAD: Punjab that celebrated International Disability Day by beating the protesting blind persons in Lahore has the smallest number of disabled population whereas the terrorist-hit Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has the highest number of disabled persons but no law is in place anywhere to address their issues. There are as many as 90.61 million people registered for
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