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76 CIC/AT/C/2007/0216, 365,462,498,540,511
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28 Oct, 2009 Shri Nisar Ahmed Shaikh, Thane, Shri Avinash Sharma, Ludhiana and Shri M. Anthony Raj, Chennai

The Commission has received 10 Complaint Petitions and 4 Appeal Petitions seeking information from three organizations, namely, LIC Housing Finance Limited, LIC Mutual Fund Asset Management Co. Ltd. And GIC Housing Finance Limited. The nature of information sought was almost similar as the appellants and complainants in all these cases sought certain information, which information was denied by these organizations on the ground that they were not Public Authorities under Section 2(h) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 and hence the Right to Information Act is not applicable to them.

The Commission directs the respondents to provide the requested information to the concerned applicants within a period of three weeks from the date of receipt of this Decision Notice.
77 CIC/OK/C/2007/00040
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02 Jun, 2009 Mr. B. R. Manhas Vs. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund

The information pertaining to i) Year-wise Financial Grant received by the JNMF, Teen Murti House, New Delhi as well as the JNMF, Swaraj Bhawan, Allahabad, U.P. from the Ministry of Human Resource Development during the past 20 years; ii) Copies of yearly utilization certificates duly attested by Chartered Accountants of the Financial Grant received by the JNMF from the Ministry of Human Resource Development; iii) information regarding purpose of grant from the Ministry of HRD to JNMF; iv) list of Board of Trustees and other Members of the Executive Committee of the JNMF; v) information pertaining to the affiliation of the members of the Board of Trustees of JNMF to any of the political parties etc.

The Commission declares the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund a Public Authority under the Right to Information Act 2005. Mr. Rajendra Prasad, Administrative Secretary, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, Nehru is directed to appoint the Central Public Information Officer, Assistant Central Public Information Officer and First Appellate Authority in the organization within 15 days of receipt of the instant order. The Commission further directs compliance of the other provisions of the RTI Act 2005, within 120 days of receipt of this order. The Commission also directs the Respondent to furnish the information as sought by the Appellant within 15 working days and submit a copy of the same before the Commission indicating compliance of the orders of the Commission.
78 CIC/AT/A/2008/00365
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14 Nov, 2008 Shri C.L. Saraiya, Mumbai, Smt. Namita Kumar, New Delhi, Shri Jugal Kumar Ekka, Kolkata and Shri Bal Krishan Gupta, Nazibabad Vs. Official Liquidators, Mumbai/Kolkata/Delhi

The issue as to whether the office of the Official Liquidator is a “Public Authority” within the meaning of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act came up before this Commission in Complaint Case No.CIC/AT/C/2007/00077, filed by Smt. Namita Kumar. The applicant Smt. Kumar had asked for certain information pertaining to the office of the Official Liquidator, from the PIO of the Department of Company Affairs, Government of India.

The Commission directed the respective Official Liquidators to provide information to the respective applicants within ten days from the date of receipt of this order. The matter concerning imposition of penalty in Complaint Case No.CIC/AT/C/2007/00077 will be decided by the concerned Bench. With these directions, the complaint and appeal petitions are disposed of.
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