The data also showed that while city anganwadis or day-care shelters for children, recorded 17 per cent underweight children in Mumbai, municipal schools, which have children till Class X, had only three per cent underweight children.
Barmer SP Sharad Choudhary said that RTI activist Jagdish Goliyan, who was in his 40s, was picked up in preventive custody under Section 151 of the CrPC on Saturday, following an argument with two of his relatives over a land dispute.
The RTI reply from the Ministry also stated that the certified reports of the erstwhile fund and the old fund were available but cannot be released as they are voluminous and that they can be seen in the office.
The National Alliance of People's Movement also said that it was a matter of "grave concern" that the amendments to the Act were introduced amidst "a shroud of secrecy and there were no public consultations."
The RTI reply says, “11,908 photostat rims, 20,407 pens, 5,500 pencils worth Rs 50.23 lakh, were issued to different police stations, wings, even to different branches of police department at police headquarters in Sector 9.