Information regarding widow pension and financial help given for marriage of widow’s daughter was sought - PIO: information related to marriage of widow’s daughter etc is a third party information - CIC: Provide the information in three weeks
Heard on 16.10.14. Appellant present. Respondent is represented by Shri P.Ananda Rao.
2. The appellant filed RTI application on 14.10.2013 seeking information with regard to widow pension and financial help given for marriage of a widow daughters during financial year ending 31.3.2013 . PIO replied on 13.11.2013 stating that information pertaining to widow pension is available on the website and information related to marriage of widow’s daughter etc is a third party information, hence could not be given. Being unsatisfied with the information provided, the appellant preferred First Appeal on 10.12.2013. FAA replied on 21.1.2014, directing the PIO to provide the information. Being unsatisfied with the information provided, the appellant preferred Second Appeal before the Commission.
3. The Commission after hearing the submissions made directs the PIO/HQ to furnish the information within three weeks of receipt of this order.
4. The appeal is disposed of with the above direction.
(M. Sridhar Acharyulu)
Citation: Vijay Kumar Garg v. D/o Women and Child Development in Case No. CIC/SA/A/2014/000415