Monthly Archives: August 2013

IFFCO not a Public Authority under RTI Act 2005

IFFCO not a Public Authority under RTI Act 2005

IFFCO not a Public Authority under RTI Act 2005

In a bid to obtain information on a full­ page advertisements in many newspapers by IFFCO on death of its Chairman on 18.1.11 by IFFCO RTI Activist lands up into CIC who in a full bench decision decided that IFFCO not a Public Authority under RTI Act 2005. The Activist asked the Complete and detailed information on giving advertisements in newspapers on 18.1.11 (and on some other also) on death of IFFCO Chairperson Late Shri Surinder Kumar mentioning also names of newspapers, size of advertisements (in terms of page size also), cost of advertisement in each of such newspaper etc. on the referred obituary advertisements.

Instead of replying to the above query the whole issue turned out that IFFCO defended at CIC that IFFCO not a Public Authority under RTI Act 2005, which in turn means money spent on giving advertisements on newspapers on death of Chairperson shall not be revealed.  Read more ›




GPS Tracking of Auto Rickshaw

GPS tracking of auto rickshaw

GPS tracking of auto rickshaw

The Delhi High Court has ordered GPS tracking of auto rickshaw in Delhi and printers in their vehicle (read the court order-gps-judgment).For the same, Delhi Integrated Multi Modal Transport Systems (DIMTS), a joint operation between IDFC and the NCR government has been authorized to provide auto-rickshaws in Delhi a GPS / GPRS, two way communication device, and a printer for printing of receipt, among other equipment.

Auto-rickshaws in Delhi will have to pay Rs 13,500 upfront for the GPS and printer, according to a report by The Economic Times. Read more ›




Industrial Cooperative Federation Ltd. doesn’t fall under CIC Jurisdiction

industrial cooperative federation ltd

industrial cooperative federation ltd

Industrial Cooperative Federation Ltd doesn’t fall under Central Information Commission. The appeal was decided by CIC after more than a month directing the applicant to go to Bihar State Information Commission for redressal of complaint. This information may be useful for those who also file an RTI with Industrial Cooperative Federation Ltd Patna.

The Commission has received an appeal dated 28.6.2012 from Mr. Ravi Kumar against the Industrial Cooperative Federation Ltd., Bihar for deemed refusal of his RTI request dated 1.2.2012 and first appeal dated 10.4.2012. Read more ›