Detail of workers/ staff of BSNL who were absconding and absent from their duty
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Deputy General Manager (MM) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) seeking list of staff of BSNL who were absconding and absent from their duty. He sought the details such as the names of such officials, section, their designation, name of the disciplinary authority in each case etc. claiming that it is required by him for the court purpose. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided part of the information to the appellant.
During the hearing before the Central Information Commission (CIC), the PIO submitted that as the matter was under investigation, only part information could be provided earlier and as the enquiry is now complete, the remaining information is being forwarded to the appellant. The appellant specifically requested for information regarding the action taken against one employee. The PIO stated that the said officer has been compulsorily retired from service.
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The Commission directed the PIO to furnish the information requested by the appellant.
Citation: Mr. Pandurang Vithal Kevane v. Dy. General Manager (MM) BSNL in File No.CIC/BS/A/2012/000003/1902
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2013/CIC/1134
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