Complaint No. CIC/WB/C/2006/00144. Case: Shri Ashok Kumar Vs Depât. of Education, NCT. Central Information Commission
|Case Number:||Complaint No. CIC/WB/C/2006/00144|
|Party Name:||Shri Ashok Kumar Vs Depât. of Education, NCT|
|Judges:||Wajahat Habibullah, C.I.C.|
|Issue:||Right to Information Act|
|Judgement Date:||August 10, 2006|
|Court:||Central Information Commission|
Wajahat Habibullah, C.I.C.
1. Vide Complaint of 20.3.2006 Shri Ashok Kumar of Sheikh Sarai complained to this Commission regarding problems faced in submitting an application to the PIO Ms B Tirkey, Dy. Director (Education), West, NCT,
2. In her response to the appeal notice, Dy. Director (West) vide letter of 2.8.06 intimated that information asked for by Smt. Santoshi Bala Wasan onwhose behalf Ashok Kumar had submitted the application, has been provided to her on 10.4.2006. Other allegations particularly concerning Shri Daniel Masih stand denied but it is stated that due to failure of electricity in the area applicant had to move outside the office to obtain photo copies. The complaint was heard on 10.8.2006. Complainant Shri Ashok Kumar is present together with Ms. Nirmal Jit Kaur, Asstt. Director of Education. Complainant has admitted that the information asked for had been provided but asked that penalty be imposed for bad behaviour of the office staff in accepting the application and the refusal of the PIO to meet him. Respondent Ms. Nirmal Jit Kaur has on the part of the public authority admitted that because this was the first case of its kind there may have been uncertainty in dealing with it at the level of office staff but this has now been remedied.
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