Central Information Commission Room No. 305, 2nd Floor, 'B' Wing, August Kranti Bhavan, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi110066 Web: www.cic.gov.in Tel No: 26167931 Case No. CIC/SS/C/2011/000759 Name of Complainant : Mr. Naresh Kumar Name of Respondent : Seema Suraksha Bal ORDER
The Commission has received a complaint dated 18.6.2011 from Mr.
Naresh Kumar u/s 18 of the RTI Act, 2005, against the Seema Suraksha Bal for
deemed refusal to his RTI request dated 22.2.2011 and first appeal dated
2. In order to avoid multiple proceedings under sections 19 and 18 of the RTI
Act, viz., appeals and complaints, this case is remitted to CPIO, Seema
Suraksha Bal, New Delhi (along with copy of complaint and RTI-request), with
the following directions:
(i) In case no reply has been given by CPIO to the Complainant to his
RTI-request dated 22.2.1011, CPIO should furnish a reply to the
Complainant within two weeks of receipt of this order.
(ii) In case CPIO has already given a reply to the Complainant in the
matter, he should furnish a copy of his reply to the Complainant
within one week of receipt of this order.
(iii) CPIO should invariably indicate to the Complainant the name and
address of the 1st Appellate Authority, before whom the
Complainant can file first-appeal, if any.
3. In case the Complainant is not satisfied with the reply received from CPIO,
he, under section 19(1) of the RTI Act, may within the time prescribed, file his
first-appeal before the Appellate Authority (AA).
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4. On receipt of the first appeal from the petitioner as per the above
directions, AA should dispose of the appeal within the period stipulated in the RTI
5. In case the Complainant is not satisfied with the decision of First Appellate
Authority, he is at liberty to file a second appeal afresh before the Commission,
under section 19(3), along with complaint u/s 18, if any, within the prescribed
The complaint is disposed of with above directions.
Authenticated true copy:
1. Mr. Naresh Kumar,
Unit 5 V Vahini,
Seema Suraksha Bal,
Ram Singh Nagar,
2. The C.P.I.O.,
Deputy Inspector General (Telecommunication),
Seema Suraksha Bal,
Lodhi Road, Block No.10,
New Delhi – 110003.