In order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every Public authority and to empower the citizens to secure access to information under the control of each public authority, the Government of India have enacted “The Right to Information Act, 2005”, (RTI Act) which came into Force on 15.06.2005.
In compliance to the provision of RTI Act-2005, RTI Cell has been established within PSIEC and with the synergized efforts of the employees of the corporation, it becomes feasible to ensure the provision of information to the applicant with in time period certified.
To ensure best practices RTI Cell has initiated some incremental steps towards digitization. Moreover, under section 4 (1) (b) (xiv) of the RTI Act-2005, “details in respect of the information available to or held by Corporation to be reduce in an electronic form”. Besides that the parallel computerisation of record of RTI in an electronic form is much needed to secure the information and for easy accessibility and availability as and when required.
As of now, RTI Cell is independently maintaining the digitized records of RTI Application/Information received by various departments of the Corporation.
From 2017-18 (Financial year) RTI Cell PSIEC has ensured that no penalty is levied by Second Appellate Authority on the Corporation.
Punjab Small Industries & Export Corporation limited was setup in 1962 with the objective of supporting the individual in his endeavor to set up his own industrial unit. And help him and the small-scale industry to grow in Punjab.