File No. CIC/SM/C/2013/000208. Case: Sh. Suresh Sharma Vs Central Public Information Officer, National Technical Research Organization. Central Information Commission

Case NumberFile No. CIC/SM/C/2013/000208
CounselFor Respondents: Shri Sudhir, CPIO
JudgesSatyananda Mishra, Chief Information Commissioner
IssueRight to Information Act
Judgement DateJuly 15, 2013
CourtCentral Information Commission


Satyananda Mishra, Chief Information Commissioner

1. We heard the submissions of the Respondent. The Complainant had asked for the copies of a number of documents relating to some file which had been put up to the Prime Minister of India. He had claimed that this information had relation with human right violations and, therefore, should be provided to him. However, the CPIO declined to provide any such information on the ground that his claim that the desired information had any thing to do with human rights violation was not acceptable and that, since the NTRO was included in the second schedule to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, they were not obliged to provide this information. Instead of filing an appeal before the Appellate Authority, the Complainant has chosen to directly approach the CIC instead.

2. We have carefully gone through the contents of the RTI application. There is nothing on the face of this RTI application to...

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