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City corpn to seek more time to upload resolutions on website

Coimbatore: Days after the Tamil Nadu local our bodies ombudsman directed town company to upload the council resolutions in its site within 15 days, the civic frame has made up our minds to shop for extra time by way of explaining about the site upgradation paintings.

“At provide, works to give a boost to digital cost system are being performed in the company site. We do not want to do any primary adjustments in the site until the upgradation paintings is over as it would compromise the security,” a senior company professional mentioned.

Based on a petition filed by way of activist SP Thiyagarajan, the ombudsman, in August 2018, had directed the civic frame to upload the resolutions passed since July 2017. Upon failing, action would be taken towards it beneath the Tamil Nadu Local Bodies Ombudsman Act, 2014, the order mentioned.

“During the hearing, the company had given same explanation why for no longer importing the solution and the ombudsman had refused to just accept it. If the company did not upload the resolutions within 15 days, we will start the criminal struggle by way of submitting a petition in the Madras prime courtroom,” mentioned Thiyagarajan. “The resolutions were not uploaded for greater than one-and-a-half years. How much more time will it take for the company to finish the upgradation paintings?”

After the council used to be dissolved, the company commissioner, a special officer, had carried out more than one projects, Thiyagarajan mentioned. “The actual settlement between the contractor and company could be understood only through resolutions. By hiding resolutions from the public, they pave way for suspicion. I had even requested the company to view the resolutions beneath phase 2 (J) of RTI Act, however used to be denied. If the civic frame did not violate any of the norms, then why are they no longer making the resolutions public? As consistent with the Coimbatore Corporation Act, 1981, the civic frame would have the ability to put in force a mission only after a solution is passed in the council. As consistent with the Right to Information Act, 2005, the company should upload all the resolutions in its site as they're public documents.”

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