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In the Larger Public Interest, the Respondent Public Authority is advised to suo-motu disclose the policy/procedure and the guidelines adopted by it for the selection and empanelment of doctors.


The Commission observed that in a service oriented company like the United India Insurance Co. Ltd., it was noted with concern the manner in which such public spirited matters was undertaken and would thus suggest its management to initiate adequate remedial measures to reorient its thinking, strategy and delivery in the larger public interest. It was felt that there is an urgent need therefore, to adopt a more efficient and robust suo motu disclosure policy within the Public Authority to ensure that available information is provided to the public at large in public domain under Section 4 of the RTI Act, 2005 without resorting to the tool of RTI application, expeditiously.


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