CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION Club Building, Opposite Ber Sarai Market, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi - 110067. Tel: +91-11-26161796 Decision No.CIC/SG/A/2009/002578/5729 Appeal No. CIC/SG/A/2009/002578 Appellant : Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Jhugggi No. 1, Near B-39, Karampura, New Delhi-110015. Respondent : Public Information Officer Public Works Department (Allotment-II, Branch) Govt. of NCT of Delhi B-Wing, 5th Floor, Delhi Secretariat, I.P Estate, New Delhi-110002 RTI application filed on : 17/06/2009 PIO replied : 16/07/2009 First Appeal filed on : 18/08/2009 First Appellate Authority order : 01/09/2009 Second Appeal Received on : 15/10/2009 Notice of Hearing Sent on : 24/10/2009 Hearing Held on : 27/11/2009 Appellant sought information regarding unauthorized occupancy of Govt.'s flats. As he mentioned in First Appeal, he had objection on following points out of 10: S.No Information Sought PIO's Reply 4. Whether these officials have been facilitated by Information sought by the Govt.'s facility in case of illegal occupation of the Appellant is not clear. Appellant flats by them after retirement. Reply in 'yes' or was asked to make clear what 'no'. information he sought. 5. Provide list of names of colony with House No. As S.No.-4 and days for how long those officials have been occupied illegally. 6. Name of the officials, to whom facilities are Information not available. provided by the Govt. even in the case of illegal occupation, with House no. and name of colony. 8. Inform numbers of officials working under Govt. Cases regarding encroachment are of Delhi and Delhi Administration who have made pending to different Officers encroachment on Govt.'s House and land. (Resources) against different allottee (about 429). 9. Number of Colony, Quarter given to Corporation Information not available. or other bodies. Whether rant of all those had been paid till March of 2009. Provide names of quarters of which rant was not paid. Provide with their departments and for how long rant was not paid, Quarter no., and name of colony. 10. Photocopy of all orders and rules/regulations and Not concerned with this term conditions for unemployed people living at department. Jhuggi after making themselves. PIO's Reply: Application was transferred on 22/06/2009 to the Respondent mentioned above by Chief Secretary, IP Estate, New Delhi-110002 Grounds for First Appeal: Requisite information not provided. Question number 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, and 10 were not replied or replied wrongly. Order of the First Appellate Authority: FAA stated that Question no. 4 onwards basically relates to unauthorized occupancy of Govt. quarters built at Karampura, Delhi. As PWD did not own any residential Govt. complex of general pool at Karampura, FAA mentioned that enquired the position from Sh Piyush Sharma, Joint Labour Commissioner, GNCTD and he informed that in 1950's and 60's the labour Department, GNCT had built certain flats/houses for industrial workers at Karampura, Jhimil and Giri Nagar, Kalkaji areas under the Subsidized Housing Scheme of allotment to industrial workers. Later on in under course these flats were handed over to MCD by the Labour Department. Appellant was advised to get the requisite information from the Labour Department of GNCTD directly if he was interested to do so. Copy of FAA order was forwarded to the Joint Labour Commissioner, GTNCTD with the request to provide the relevant information to the Appellant, if he approaches him in this regard. Grounds for Second Appeal: RTI Application transferred wrongly. Information was not provided. Relevant Facts
emerging during Hearing:
The following were present:
Appellant: Mr. Sanjay Gupta;
The information sought by the Appellant is not available in the consolidated manner with
the Government at any one place as per his admission. The Appellant claims that he expects the
Chief Secretary of Delhi to collect the information and give it to him. The Appellant is advised to
apply with the different department separately.
The appeal is disposed.
This decision is announced in open chamber.
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.
27 November 2009
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