Information regarding international trip won in a competition
Details with respect to a competition conducted by Public Authority with the name ‘Malaysia Chalo Pratiyogita’ and ‘Big Leap Pratiyogita 2006 – 07’ in which appellant was successfully selected as winner was sought by the appellant. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided partial information to the appellant. The First Appellate Authority (FAA) further provided some additional information. The PIO admitted that he did not provide information in writing to the appellant that he had been declared successful in the competition held for international visit to Malaysia and had, as per his averments only informed the appellant on telephone. The appellant denied having received telephonic intimation of his selection for this international visit. The PIO further admitted that he had knowledge of this information on 12 April 2008 and the appellant proceeded on leave with effect from 16 April 2008. Undoubtedly no international travel kit or guidelines to be followed for international travel were provided to the appellant as per the PIO's own admission.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) noted that the information has been provided to the appellant and he is free to take up the matter with senior authorities within the grievance redressal mechanism.
Citation: Mr. Krishna Kumar Mishra v. LIC of India in Appeal No. CIC/DS/A/2011/002067
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/527
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