Mr. R. C. Meena vs Municipal Corporation Of Delhi on 31 August, 2009

Central Information Commission
Mr. R. C. Meena vs Municipal Corporation Of Delhi on 31 August, 2009
                   CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION
                       Club Building (Near Post Office)
                     Old JNU Campus, New Delhi - 110067
                            Tel: +91-11-26161796

                                                      Decision No. CIC/SG/C/2009/000633/4634
                                                        Complaint No. CIC/SG/C/2009/000633

Complainant                                 :         Mr. R. C. Meena,
                                                      E-3, MCD Flats, Bhama Shah Market,
                                                      Kamla Nagar, Delhi-110007

Respondent                                   :        Public Information Officer
                                                      Municipal corporation of Delhi,
                                                      O/o The Commissioner,
                                                      Head Quarters, Town Hall,
                                                      Chandni Chowk, Delhi-110006

Facts

arising from the Complaint:

Mr. R. C. Meena had filed a RTI application with the PIO – MCD, O/o The
Commissioner, Chandni Chowk, Delhi-110006 on 19/03/2009 asking for certain
information. Since no reply was received within the mandated time of 30 days, he had
filed a complaint under Section 18 to the Commission on 11/06/2009.

The Commission issued a notice to the PIO on 20/07/2009 asking him to supply
the information by 14/08/2009 and sought an explanation for not furnishing the
information within the mandated time. The PIO has informed the Commission on
21/08/2009 that the information had been sent to the Complainant on 12/08/2009. A
perusal of the papers submitted by the PIO it appears that in the reply of Query no. (4) of
the RTI Application filed by the Complainant dated 19/03/2009 the PIO had stated that
the information sought was pertaining to ADC(Engg.).

Therefore the PIO is directed to seek the assistance of the concerned officer as he
considers it necessary for the proper discharge of his duties U/S 5 (4) of the RTI Act,
2005 and is further directed to provide the complete information to the Complainant.

Decision:

The Complaint is allowed.

The PIO is directed to send the information mentioned above to the Complainant
and the Commission before September 21, 2009.

Notice of this decision be given free of cost to the parties.
Any information in compliance with this order will be provided free of cost as per section 7(6) of RTI, Act,
2005.

Shailesh Gandhi
Information Commissioner
31 August 2009
(In any correspondence on this decision, mention the complete decision number.)(RA)

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