Disclosures of details of Government run hospitals under the RTI Act
The appellant sought various information related with the hospitals run by Government of India in District Bijnour through trust, viz. the list of hospitals, the number of beds, the details of amount provided to hospitals from 2000 to 2011 with bank account details, formalities to be completed for opening of hospitals by trust, the name and address of officer who are in charge of the hospitals being run under the trust etc.. He also sought the details of money distributed under Pulse Polio programme. The Public Information Officer (PIO) supplied a few documents and transferred the RTI application informing that the rest of the information trust, fund, would be available with the Director, Health and Family Welfare, UP State Government. The appellant stated that he has not received any information from the State Public Information Officer.
View of CIC
The Central Information Commission (CIC) advised the appellant to file his appeal with the First Appellate Authority of the State PIO and the Second appeal with the State Information Commission as per the requirement.
The Central Information Commission has no jurisdiction to hear appeals relating to the State organisations.
Citation: Mr. Mohammad Anwar Khan v. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in Decision No. CIC/SG/A/2012/000260/18059
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/247
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