Disclosure of cost of shifting of office premises three times under RTI
The appellant sought the details related to the Zonal Office of New India Assurance Co. Ltd. like the total stock of the office-fans, computers, almirahs, coolers etc., information related to hiring of vehicles and labour etc. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided point wise information to the appellant. The First Appellate Authority (FAA) directed the PIO to furnish specific information to the appellant.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) observed that information as requested by the appellant has been provided to him, but some additional information was required to be provided. The Commission directed the PIO to provide the total cost incurred on hiring of trucks/vehicles and labor for shifting their office premises three times along with the details of the total number of fans, computers, almirahs and coolers that were shifted from the previous premises to the new office premises.
Citation: Mr. Rajendra Gupta v. New India Assurance Co. Ltd. in Appeal No. CIC/DS/A/2011/001427
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/278
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