ds U nz h ; l wp uk vk;ks x Central Information Commission 2 ry] foxa 'c' / 2nd Floor, 'B' Wing vxLr ØkfUr Hkou / August Kranti Bhavan Hkhdkth dkek Iysl/ Bhikaji Cama Place ubZ fnYyh 110066 / New Delhi - 110066 Phone No.01126183996 ***** No.CIC/SM/C/2011/001330 Dated: 31 October 2011 Name of the Complainant : Shri Navneet Singhania 1609/2, Ram Gali, KtAhluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab. Name of the Public Authority : The Central Public Information Officer, Canara Bank, Circle Office, DS Market, Amritsar, Punjab. ORDER
The Commission has received a petition from Shri Navneet Singhania of
Amritsar stating that his RTIapplication of 24 June 2011 filed with the Central
Public Information Officer, Canara Bank, Punjab, has not been responded to
within the time limit prescribed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005.
A copy of his RTIapplication is enclosed for ready reference.
2. The Commission has decided to treat this petition as a complaint under
Section 18 of the RTIAct, 2005, and hereby directs the CPIO/Public
Information Officer, Canara Bank, Punjab, to provide the information sought by
the Complainant by 1 December 2011.
3. Since the PIO has failed to respond to the RTIapplication mentioned
above in time, he is, therefore, required to send his explanation in writing by 9
December 2011 to Show Cause as to why a maximum penalty of Rs.25000/ for
the delay in supply of information may not be levied upon him. If no written
explanation is received from the CPIO by 9 December 2011, the Commission
will decide the case exparte and would impose the maximum penalty
prescribed under Section 20(1) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, i.e., Rs.
25,000/, upon the CPIO/deemed PIO. If, however, the CPIO had responded in
time and provided the desired information, please let us know at the earliest.
4. The Complainant is advised that in case he does not receive any
information from the CPIO after this order of the Commission, he may write to
the Commission against the noncompliance of the Commission’s orders.
5. The Commission ordered accordingly.
Chief Information Commissioner
Authenticated true copy:
1. Shri Navneet Singhania, 1609/2, Ram Gali, KtAhluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab.
2. The Central Public Information Officer, Canara Bank, Circle Office, DS Market, Amritsar,