Featuring: Abhilasha Rathore
During last week’s PWS Session, Abhilasha Rathore, Associate, led a discussion on “Are Open House Conferences necessary to expedite processing of applications and grievances?”. The session began with a discussion on the tools and mechanisms for grievance redressal already available to Applicants and counsels. The members delved into the efficiency of the already available tools and also deliberated on the challenges faced by right-holders and counsels while making use of these mechanisms. The members discussed and debated the need for open house conferences and the added advantage of being able to communicate with the concerned officers via video conferencing. The members also examined whether organizing open conferences on a regular basis is feasible, and discussed the added strain caused by such conferences on the already limited resources.
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