Central Information Commission CIC/AD/A/2010/000321 Dated May 14, 2010 Name of the Appellant : Ms. Roochi R. Batle Name of the Public Authority : Central Railway, Mumbai Background
1. The Applicant filed her RTI Request on 30.06.2009, with the PIO, Central Railway,
Mumbai, seeking xerox copies of P.M.Cs, office notes, pages from the late attendance
register and copies of various letters. The PIO replied on 09.07.2009 requesting the
Applicant to pay Rs. 30 towards 15 pages of information. The PIO on 24.07.2009 on
receipt of the photocopying charges furnished copies of information sought against 1, 2,
3, and 4. However, still not satisfied the Applicant filed her First Appeal on 25.08.2009
stating that information provided to her is incorrect. The Appellate Authority replied on
09.10.2009 providing point wise information in response to the comments given in the
First Appeal. Still not satisfied, the Applicant filed her Second Appeal before the
Commission on 05.01.2010 stating that information against point 1 has been refused and
information provided against points 2 and 3 is absolutely wrong.
2. The Bench of Mrs. Annapurna Dixit, Information Commissioner, scheduled the hearing
for May 14, 2010.
3. Mr. P.M. Motwani, APIO, HQ, Mr. N.G. Shate, Deemed PIO and Mrs. Srikala Girish, SO
represented the Public Authority and were heard through video conferencing.
4. The Appellant was not present during the hearing.
5. The Respondent submitted that the Appellant is seeking information which she had not
sought earlier in her RTI Application. He stated that Mr. Batle had not furnished his
fitness certificate. Hence the same could not be furnished to the Appellant. The
Commission noted that the information against the remaining points 2 & 3 has been
provided as available in the records. Since complete information has been furnished, the
appeal is accordingly disposed of.
Authenticated true copy:
1. Ms. Roochi R. Batle,
D64, 8 Block,
Near Gujarati Sweet Mart,
2. The Public Information Officer,
FA & CAO’s Office,
3rd Floor, New Admin Building, CST
3. The Appellate Authority,
O/o the Addl. General Manager,
Public Info. Cell (HQ),
4. Officer in charge, NIC
5. Press E Group, CIC