Information regarding teacher-student ratio & other details in MCD Schools in South Zone - CIC: provide information in 2 weeks; as PIO apologized for not furnishing reply on account of lack of staff & other engagements hence, no show cause notice issued
The appellant had sought information regarding the teacher-student ratio and other details in MCD Schools in South Zone.
Relevant facts emerging during hearing:
Both the parties are present. The appellant had filed an RTI application on 13.09.2012 seeking information regarding the teacher-student ratio and other details in MCD Schools in South Zone. The appellant further stated that such information is available in Najafgarh but not in South Zone. The respondent stated that statistical details with respect to each school are being compiled so that data can be easily accessed, however, at present, it is not available in form, as sought by appellant and hence, he was requested to visit the office and collect information.
After hearing the parties, the Commission directs the respondent to provide information to appellant, within two weeks of receipt of this order. Also, the CPIO has apologized for not furnishing reply on account of lack of staff and engagements otherwise and hence, no show cause notice is being issued. The appeal is disposed of accordingly.
Citation: Shri M.K. Singh v. South Delhi Municipal Corporation in F.No. CIC/DS/A/2013/000316-YA