A citizen is obliged to make an application under the RTI Act only before the CPIO of the concerned Public Authority

In on the decision Appellate Authority of Central Information Commission has decided that a citizen is obliged to make an application under the RTI Act only before the CPIO of the concerned Public Authority. The provision under Section 6(3) has to be read in the context of Section 6(1) of the RTI Act. In other words, …

CPIO is not under obligation to transfer RTIs to multiple organizations

The Commission finds no merit in the complaint filed by Shri Sudhir Goyal on CPIO contention that there are over 75 ministries/departments and as per the decision of a three-member Bench of the Commission in the case of Shri Ketan Kantilal Modi Vs CBEC, dt 22.9.2009, CPIO is not under obligation to transfer RTIs to …

RTI caught in Passing the Parcel Game

RTI Applicant had to finally get all the officials present before Central Information Commission by his second appeal and get the directions from CIC to ensure that PIO (Deptt. Of Urban Development), Delhi collects the information from all the concerned PIOs and provide reply. CIC directed that all the PIOs should look into the RTI …