Seeking information about the personal file and service book using RTI
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the PEC University of Technology seeking details of his personal file and service books. The Public Information Officer (PIO) denied to disclose the information stating that it did not qualify within the meaning of section 2 (f) of the RTI Act.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) directed the PIO to provide specific information including file noting and all correspondence pertaining to the processing of the case of appellant wherein it was concluded that he was ineligible for the grant of two advanced increments as per UGC letter referred to therein which was implemented. The CIC also directed the PIO to provide a copy of the eligibility rules for grant of two advanced increments to the appellant and to inform him whether two persons referred to by the appellant in his RTI application, were found eligible and qualified for the two advanced increments as per the aforementioned rules.
Citation: Mr. S.C. Sharma v. PEC University of Technology in Appeal: No. CIC/DS/A/2012/000361
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2012/CIC/761
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