Mr.Anil Kumar vs Ministry Of External Affairs on 24 August, 2011

Central Information Commission
Mr.Anil Kumar vs Ministry Of External Affairs on 24 August, 2011
                        CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION
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                                                     Decision No. CIC/AD/C/2011/000362/SG/14218
                                                     Complaint No. CIC/AD/C/2011/000362/SG/14218

Complainant                                    :          Mr. Anil Kumar
                                                          1/7290, Eastern Gorakhpur
                                                          Babarpur, Shahadara
                                                          Delhi-110032

Respondent                                     :          Public Information Officer
                                                          Regional Passport Officer
                                                          Regional Passport Office
                                                          Ministry Of External Affairs
                                                          HUDCO Trikoot-II
                                                          Bikaji Cama Place, R.K.Puram
                                                          New Delhi

Facts

arising from the Complaint:

Mr. Anil Kumar filed a RTI application with the PIO, Regional Passport Office,
MoEF, New Delhi on 23/11/2010 asking for certain information. However on not having
received any information within the mandated time, the Complainant filed a complaint under
Section 18 of the RTI Act with the Commission. On this basis, the Commission issued a
notice dated 07/07/2011 to the Respondent Office with a direction to provide the information
to the Complainant and further sought an explanation for not furnishing the information
within the mandated time.

The Commission received a letter dated 05/08/2011 of the Respondent wherein it has
been stated that information has been provided to the Complainant vide a letter dated
28/12/2010. Further stating that the same was reiterated to the Complainant in compliance
with the Commission’s direction vide a letter dated 28/07/2011. Copy of both the
communications was enclosed.

Decision:

The Complaint is disposed off.

Notice of this decision be given free of cost to the parties.

Shailesh Gandhi
Information Commissioner
24 August 2011

(In any correspondence on this decision, mention the complete decision number.)(SP)

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