Shri.Puskar Lal Ameta vs Department Of Posts on 10 February, 2014

Central Information Commission
Shri.Puskar Lal Ameta vs Department Of Posts on 10 February, 2014
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                                                            File No. CIC/BS/A/2013/000224/4529
                                                                              10 February 2014
Relevant Facts

emerging from the Appeal:

Appellant                               :      Mr. Pushkar Lal Ameta
                                               Vill. & Post: Intali,
                                               Tehsil: Mavali,
                                               Udaipur - 313205, Rajasthan

Respondent                              :      CPIO & Superintendent of Post Offices
                                               Department of Posts
                                               Bhilwara Division,
                                               Bhilwara, Rajasthan 311001

RTI application filed on                :      17/03/2012
PIO replied on                          :      25/04/2012
First appeal filed on                   :      10/05/2012
First Appellate Authority order         :      08/06/2012
Second Appeal received on               :      03/01/2013

Information sought:

The appellant through his RTI Application has sought the copies of proof of delivery and AD of 4
parcel/registered post, out of which he wants the certified copy of one delivery receipt of AD No-
584 in his second appeal.

Grounds for the Second Appeal:

The CPIO has not provided the desired information.

Relevant Facts emerging during Hearing:

The following were present
Appellant: Mr. Pushkar Lal Ameta through VC
Respondent: Mr. S L Meena CPIO’s representative through VC
The CPIO’s representative stated that the appellant had requested for proof of delivery of a
parcel and was advised to deposit a fee of Rs.2/- for providing a copy but he has not paid the fee.
The appellant protested stating that the respondents have no right to claim any fee as they had
offered to supply the information after the mandatory period of 30 days was over.

Decision notice:

The CPIO is directed to supply the information requested by the appellant in his RTI
application dated 17/03/2012 immediately. The information should be provided free of cost.

The CPIO, who received the appellant’s RTI application, is warned to exercise due care for
future to ensure that the correct and complete information is furnished timely to the RTI

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applicant(s) as per the provisions of the Act failing which penal proceedings under Section 20 may
be initiated in future.

The appeal is disposed of accordingly.

Information Commissioner

Authenticated true copy:

(R. L. Gupta)
Dy. Registrar/Designated Officer

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