d sU nz h ; lwp uk vk;ksx 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/2011/000381 Dated: 21 March 2011 Name of the Complainant : Shri M K Sachan Punjab & Sind Bank, LDA Branch, Lucknow. Name of the Public Authority : The Central Public Information Officer Punjab & Sind Bank, Zonal Office, Lucknow. The First Appellate Authority Punjab & Sind Bank, Head Office, Bank House, 21, Rajendra Place, New Delhi - 110 008. ORDER
Shri M K Sachan of Lucknow filed an RTI application with the CPIO of
Punjab & Sind Bank, Lucknow on 24 December 2010. The PIO replied to his
RTIapplication vide his letter dated 22 January 2011. Not satisfied with the
information supplied by the CPIO, the Applicant approached the Central
Information Commission in a complaint whereas he was required to approach
the first Appellate Authority in an appeal.
2. On going through the complaint, it was observed that the Appellant did
not utilize the channel of first Appellate Authority. The Commission has decided
to treat this application as a first appeal and to remand this appeal to first
Appellate Authority, Punjab & Sind Bank, New Delhi, who is directed to dispose
of the appeal of Shri M K Sachan within twenty working days from the date of
receipt of this decision, under intimation to Shri Vijay Bhalla, Deputy Registrar,
Central Information Commission. If the Complainant is not satisfied with the
orders of the first Appellate Authority, he/she will be free to move a second
appeal before us as per Sec 19 (3) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
3. The Commission ordered accordingly.
Chief Information Commissioner
Authenticated true copy:
1. Shri M K Sachan, Punjab & Sind Bank, LDA Branch, Lucknow.
2. The Central Public Information Officer, Punjab & Sind Bank, Zonal Office, Lucknow.
3. The First Appellate Authority, Punjab & Sind Bank, Head Office, Bank House, 21,
Rajendra Place, New Delhi – 110 008.