CIC/SM/A/2013/000204. Case: Sh. Rishikant Gupta Vs Central Public Information Office. Central Information Commission

Case NumberCIC/SM/A/2013/000204
JudgesShri Satyananda Mishra, Chief Information Commissioner
IssueRight to Information (RTI) Act - Section 4(1) (b)
Judgement DateJuly 02, 2013
CourtCentral Information Commission


Shri Satyananda Mishra, Chief Information Commissioner

  1. We heard the submissions of the respondent.

  2. In his RTI application, the Appellant had sought a number of information regarding the Women's Cell in the Jabalpur Kendra of the All India Radio. The CPIO had provided all the desired information except the one at serial number

    3 which was about the salary drawn by Smt Shyama Bai on the ground that it was personal information. He had appealed against this decision of the CPIO but the Appellate Authority did not take cognizance of his objection and endorsed whatever information the CPIO had sent.

  3. After carefully considering the facts of the case, we think that the salary details of Smt Shyama Bai should also be provided to the Appellant. Such information is not personal in nature. In fact, under the provisions of section 4(1) (b) of the Right to Information...

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