Copies of requisition letter seeking anti-doping from NADA moved by National Rifle Association of India were sought - CIC directed the PIO, NADA & PIO, Min of Sports Affairs to facilitate inspection of the corresponding files & provide certified copies
1. Appellant sought certified copies of each and every requisition letter seeking anti-doping from NADA moved by National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) to NADA, whether NRAI is a Public Authority or not, grant released to NRAI during 2015-16. The RTI applications were forwarded to the CPIO, NADA. Vide order dated 23.08.2017, the FAA directed the CPIO, NADA and CPIO, SP-I, SP-III to provide the information sought to the appellant.
2. The Commission’s order dated 13.10.2017:
“2. The appellant stated that he has received the compilation of requisition letter but claims them to be an ambiguous compilation. The officers representing the respondent authorities assured to produce the records before this Commission on 16.10.2017 and the appellant and the appellant has agreed to be present on the said date for inspection of the records. 3. The case is hereby deferred and is listed for hearing on 16.10.2017 at 3:00 p.m.”
3. The appellant remained absent during the hearing due to personal reasons and requested the Commission through telephone for allowing inspection of the files related to requisition letters seeking anti-doping from NADA. The officers representing NADA and Ministry of Sports Affairs have agreed to facilitate inspection to the appellant at their respective offices.
4. The Commission directs the CPIO, NADA and CPIO, Ministry of Sports Affairs to facilitate inspection of the corresponding files related to requisition letters and provide certified copies of selected documents to the appellant at their respective office premises, within 15 days from date of receipt of this order. The CPIOs are directed to duly communicate the date and time of inspection of files and send a compliance report to the Commission after completion of inspection.
Disposed of. SD/-
(M. Sridhar Acharyulu)
Central Information Commissioner
Citation: Deepak v. PIO, M/o Youth Affairs & Sports in CIC/MOYAS/A/2017/164397, Decided On : 20.10.2017