Mr.Ashutosh vs Syndicate Bank on 30 July, 2010

Central Information Commission
Mr.Ashutosh vs Syndicate Bank on 30 July, 2010
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                                                               No.CIC/SM/C/2010/000294


                                                                                              
                                                                     Dated: 30 June 2010



Name of the Complainant                 :     Shri Ashutosh 
                                              S/o. Shri Kishan Chand Sharma,
                                              123, Vijay Nagar, 
                                              Bhiwani.


Name of the Public Authority            :     The Central Public Information Officer
                                              Punjab National Bank,
                                              Circle Office, Civil Lines,
                                              Jalandhar.


                                              The First Appellate Authority
                                              Punjab National Bank,
                                              Circle Office, Civil Lines,
                                              Jalandhar.

                                            ORDER

Background:

Shri  Ashutosh   of   Bhiwani   filed   an   RTI   application   with   the   CPIO   of 

Punjab National Bank, Jalandhar, on 15 October 2009.  The PIO replied to his 

RTI­application vide his letter dated 14 November 2009.   Not satisfied with the 

information   supplied   by   the   CPIO,   the   Applicant   approached   the   Central 

Information Commission in a complaint whereas he was required to approach 

the first Appellate Authority in an appeal.  

Decision:

2. On going through the complaint, it was observed that the Appellant did 

not utilize the channel of first Appellate Authority. The Commission has decided 

to   treat  this  application  as  a  first  appeal  and  to   remand  this  appeal  to   first 

Appellate   Authority,   Punjab   National   Bank,   Jalandhar,   who   is   directed   to 

dispose of the appeal of Shri Ashutosh within twenty working days from the 

date of receipt of this decision, under intimation to Shri Vijay Bhalla, Assistant 

Registrar, Central Information Commission. If the Complainant is not satisfied 

with the orders of the first  Appellate Authority, he/she  will be free to move a 

second appeal before us as per Sec 19 (3) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

3. The Commission ordered accordingly.

(Satyananda Mishra)
Information Commissioner
Authenticated true copy:

(Vijay Bhalla)
Assistant Registrar

Cc:

1.   Shri Ashutosh, S/o. Shri Kishan Chand Sharma, 123, Vijay Nagar, Bhiwani.

2.   The Central Public Information Officer, Punjab National Bank, Circle Office, Civil Lines, 
Jalandhar.

3.   The First Appellate Authority, Punjab National Bank, Circle Office, Civil Lines, Jalandhar.

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