|S.No.||CIC CASE||DATE OF JUDGMENT||JUDGMENT|
|1||CIC/RM/A/2014/001582-SA||01 Nov, 2016||M V Gode v. PIO, KVS
The appellant sought on 09.11.2013 information about giving away the Presidential Awards to best teacher for the year 2011.
The Commission directed the respondent authority KVS to explain how the committee decides the marks for short listed nominees out of 20 allocated to the Central Awards Committee which entitle the selected candidates to get national award, and disclose from time to time at each year how the candidates were selected or not selected for the final nomination for those awards as per Section 4 of RTI Act, prepare FAQs and answer relating to process and finalisation of nomination for awards and initiate all necessary measures to ensure the transparency in nominations for awards as mandated by Section 4(1)(c) and (d) of RTI Act.
|2||CIC/CC/A/2014/002234-SA||03 Oct, 2016||Neeraj Kumar v. PIO, Indian Institute of Technology
The appellant filed RTI Application seeking information regarding reasons for his removal from the post of Assistant Registrar, just a day before completion of his probation period.
CIC held that, Public authorities to provide reasons for its administrative or quasi-judicial decisions to the affected person for his termination. Section 4(1)(d)
|3||CIC/VS/A/2014/003170/SB CIC/VS/C/2014/000422/SB||31 Mar, 2016||Seema Chandra vs Central Reserve Police Force, Assam
Smt. Seema Chandra filed an application 12.06.2014 under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act) before the Central Public Information Officer (CPIO), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), New Delhi seeking information pertaining to salary slips, total emoluments etc of her husband.
The Commission held that in the present case the appellant is seeking pay slip etc. of her husband, the same would not qualify to be personal information of third party.
The Commission directed the respondent to provide information as sought by the appellant within a period of four weeks from the date of receipt of a copy of this order.
|4||CIC/SH/A/2014/002217 CIC/SH/C/2014/000403 CIC/SH/C/2014/000225||13 Mar, 2015||Vipin Kumar Agarwal Vs. CPIO, Punjab & Sind Bank
The appellant/complaint requested the CPIO to publish all the required information/disclosures as per the section 4(1)(b)(v) of the RTI Act.
In appeal, the Appellant prayed for a direction to the Respondents under section 19(8)(a) of the RTI Act to publish the mandatory disclosures as required under section 4(1)(b)(v) of the RTI Act.
The CIC held that in his RTI application, the Appellant/Complaint did not seek any specific information but only requested the bank to publish the required information/disclosures as per section 4(1)(b)(v). with regard to his request for direction to the Respondents, under section 19(8)(a), to comply with the requirement of section 4(1)(b)(v) of the RTI Act, the Hon’ble Supreme Court in its Judgment “Chief Information Commissioner Anr. V State of Manipur” has held that the Commissioner while entertaining a complaint under section 18 of the said Act has no jurisdiction to pass an order providing for access to the information. Therefore, the Commission directed the public authority to ensure that it comply at all times with the provisions of section 4 of the RTI Act.
|5||CIC/SA/A/2014/000155||16 Jan, 2015||Subhash Chandra Agrawal Vs. Deptt for the Welfare of SC/ST/OBC, Govt of NCT of Delhi
The appellant sought to know the action taken on the report of Delhi Lokayuktha indicting former Chief Minister and some other Ministers of Government of Delhi for spending public money on advertisements and certified copies of certain other documents.
The CIC directed the Union of India and Government of Delhi to disclose its policy under Section 4 of the Act, on recommendations of Prof. Madhava Menon Committee and Lokayuktha of Delhi regarding usage of photos of political leaders in advertisements issued by the State.
As the disclosure of information involves policy decision to be taken by the Higher authorities in Government, it is not just and proper to penalise the PIO for non-disclosure of policy, who does not have any role in decision making process and in view of the observations of Delhi Lokayuktha not to issue advise/recommendation to the lower level officers, the Commission finds no ground for imposing penalty on the PIO.
|6||CIC/SA/A/2014/000672||15 Jan, 2015||Surendra Kumar Gupta Vs.. Directorate of Training and Technical Education, Government of NCT of Delhi
The appellant sought information with respect to his application for permission/financial assistance to present a paper at a Conference.
The CIC directed the respondent to furnish the basis for not giving permission before the appellant proceeding for attending the conference and the basis for saying that ex post facto permission cannot be given.
The CIC issued showcause notice to the deemed CPIO as to why penalty cannot be imposed on him for not supplying relevant information to the appellant within the prescribed period.
|7||CIC/LS/A/2012/000923||14 Aug, 2012||P H Mishra Vs. : Indian Air Force
The appellant is a serving JWO in the IAF. Vide RTI application dated 14.6.2011.He had sought information on 06 paras. The CPIO had provided information on paras 01, 04 & 05. Information regarding para 06 could not provide as the authority letter under reference did not exists on record. CIC had given direction to provide information. Section 4 (1) (b) (ix)
|8||CIC/AD/A/2012/900701||23 Mar, 2012||Kirpal Kumar Gambhir Vs. D/o Revenue, O/o the Sub Registrar V, New Delhi
Section 4(2) – Suo moto disclosure of information by the public authority –
The commission directed the PIO to provide a copy of the GPA to the appellant. The Commission further directed the public authority that a copy of the order related to registration of GPA/SPA be put on the website under section 4(2) of the RTI Act in the interest of the general public.
|9||CIC/SG/C/2011/000930/14501||08 Sep, 2011||Mr. Saurabh Sharma, New Delhi Vs.: The Additional Commissioner (Education) Municipal Corporation of Delhi
The Complainant has filed the present Complaint under Section 18 of the RTI Act (hereinafter ‘the Act’), with the Commission, contending that certain categories of document including the manuals mandated under Section 4 (1) (b) of the Act 2005, should be available in hard copy at the school. – the school run by Municipal Corporation of Delhi — the Commission directed the public authority to make available certain categories of documents for inspection pertaining to each particular school for the on-going academic session. Section 4(1)
|10||CIC/SG/C/2011/000134/11555||18 Mar, 2011||Mr. Rajiv Dutta, New Delhi Vs. The Director (Horticulture), Municipal Corporation of Delhi,
The complainant sought certain information from the respondent relating to regular maintenance of parks under the control of the Horticulture Department of the Respondent Public Authority which would be displayed
proactively on its website as mandated by Section 4 of the RTI Act. CIC directed the public authority to take such steps as may be necessary to secure the compliance with the provisions of the RTI Act. Section 4(1)
|11||CIC/SG/C/2010/000526/11488||15 Mar, 2011||Mr. Sanjay Kumar Pathak, New Delhi Vs. Vice Chancellor, Magadh University
The Complainant had filed an RTI application asking for certain information. — CIC held that the it is the obligation on the part of Public Authority to make suomoto disclosure. Section 4(1)
|12||CIC/SM/A/2010/000737||09 Dec, 2010||Shri Tarun Bindal Haryana . Vs. : CPIO, Canara Bank, Delhi,
The Appellant had wanted several information relating to the practice followed in the Bank in respect of stop payment and dishonouring of cheques. The Commission held that the instructions given in commercial confidence by third party customers of the Bank about stopping payment of their cheques cannot be disclosed as such disclosure might adversely affect their competitive position. Section 8(1)(d) of the RTI Act clearly exempts such information from disclosure. Section 4(1)(b)
|13||CIC/SG/A/2010/002882/10314||06 Dec, 2010||Mr. Harvinder Singh Matharu New Delhi Vs. Public Information Officer & Dy. Director Education (W-B) Directorate of Education, GNCT of Delhi
The appellant sought information about the duties and responsibilities of the area Education Officer, Deputy Director and the Additional Deputy Director of Education Deptt., Govt. of Delhi - the respondents stated that they are unaware of the duties of the various offices sought by the Appellant. CIC directed the CPIO to provide the information. Section 4(1)(b)