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rtiindia posted a post in For Common ManUsing the powers vested under Section 19(8)(a)(iii), Central Information Commission directed the Commissioner Registrar General of India to review the Birth and Death certificate and issue suitable amendment to ensure information requirements of common man are met. When the RTI applicant showed the example to commission that earlier as far as 1991, there used to be all necessary columns in the death certificate and now those columns are missing after the revision of the format in the year 2000, the commission gave directions to Registrar General of India to amend Birth and Death Certificate. If you are interested in downloading various forms, please visit our developmental sister portal formstore.in here. The Birth and death certificate is an important document which are required at various places such as court, school and various day-to-day work. And by reduction in the column in both birth and death certificates, the common man are facing a lot of difficulties. Registrar General of India to amend Birth and Death Certificate The RTI applicant in its second appeal stated that without the necessary columns which is due to revision in the format, the age of the deceased cannot be determined from the Death certificate. He quoted the birth certificate from the year 1991 which made this clear. The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs is responsible for conducting the decennial Census. The citation in Hindi is available here: Ved Prakash Sharma Vs North Delhi MCD You can discuss this decision at our forum here! This is an extract of the decision available on the CIC public website, and is meant for generating interest in our readers only. For the true detailed and authentic copy you must download the decision from the CIC website!
While hearing the case and issuing compensation and show cause notice, the Central Information Commission also recommended to the Public Authority, Food & Supply Dept., GNCTD Delhi to develop a mechanism by which ration cardholders are informed about the change of shop in advance so that they are not put to undue hardship. If you are looking to understand how to file RTI Online, use this Guide of our's to learn about it. The Commission with the powers vested under section 19(8)(b) of the RTI Act directs the Public Authority to compensate a sum of Rs.400/ to the Appellant for the loss he suffered due to nonreceipt of information within the stipulated time period. The then PIO was also directed to show cause as to why penalty under Section 20 should not be imposed upon him for non furnishing of information within the mandatory time period. Change of shop in advance Earlier, the First Appellate authority has passed the order stating that "It is understood that the said information has not been handed over to the Appellant personally and the same has not reached him so far. Further, it appears that the requisite information has been supplied to the Appellant beyond the time prescribed under RTI Act which is highly despicable and regrettable. ..............It should be noted by the PIO that in future the requisite information be supplied to the Appellant within time prescribed under RTI Act. Further it reveals that the communication sent to the Appellant is not specific and point wise. It is directed that point wise and specific information would be supplied to the Appellant within ten days of receipt of this order after charging the requisite fees from him as the information sought by the Appellant is voluminous.’" However, no action was taken by the PIO and the applicant finally filed the second appeal with the Central Information Commission. The Decision can be read here: Dhaniram Goyal Vs Food and Supply Department GNCTD You can discuss this decision at our forum here! This is an extract of the decision available on the CIC public website, and is meant for generating interest in our readers only. For the true detailed and authentic copy you must download the decision from the CIC website!
rtiindia posted a post in Government of NCT of DelhiAll public toilets at MCD, Delhi jurisdiction should have the information on their walls/boards in Hindi Language whereby the users would be able to identify the facilities available and the charges if need to be paid any. Therefore, CIC under its powers under Section 19(8)(a)(iii) of the RTI Act has directed MCD that the following information must be painted on the Walls/Boards on the public toilets (prominently): It is also in conformance with the requirements of Section (1)(b)(xvii). (Please read the guide here to file RTI Online) 1. Charges for using the toilet for different categories. 2. Timings for the opening and closing of the toilet. 3. Contact details (including mobile number) of the agency responsible for operation and maintenance of the toilet. 4. Name and contact details of the caretaker of the toilet. 5. Facilities available for users in the toilet complex. 6. Name, designation and contact of the authority for redressal of grievances/lodging complaints related to the functioning of the public toilet. 7. Availability of complaint register. 8. Copy of the MoU/agreement on the website. If you have any question regarding RTI head straight to our forums and post. The direct link to forum is here: Ask for RTI Query! And why don't you take our small RTI Quiz here! Not painting of information on walls of Public Toilets by MCD irks CIC The RTI applicant earlier had submitted that through her RTI application dt.31122012, she had sought information about the toilets present in the Jagadamba camp – regarding the name of the contractor who has been given for their maintenance, what are the timings, what extra amount has to be paid if a family is having more than five members, etc. Claiming non satisfaction over the information furnished by the respondent authority, the appellant filed 2nd appeal before the Commission. Various officials involved in MCD have not implemented the decision of painting the walls/ boards on public toilets, and CIC issued show cause notice to (1) Directorin Chief, DEMS, MCD, (2) Engineer-in-Chief, Engineering Department, MCD and (3) The CEO, Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board, why penalty cannot be imposed on them for not implementing the Commission’s order, as complained by the appellant. Citation: Ms.Bandana Vs. Delhi Urban Shelter Improve ment Board, New Delhi You can discuss this decision at our forum here! This is an extract of the decision available on the CIC public website, and is meant for generating interest in our readers only. For the true detailed and authentic copy you must download the decision from the CIC website!