Who authorizes the declaration of National Flag, National Tree, and National Fruit?
The appellant filed an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act with the Ministry of Environment and Forest(MoEF) seeking copies of those orders by which the Central government had declared the National Flag, National Tree, National Fruit etc. The Public Information Officer (PIO) provided some information.
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The Central Information Commission (CIC) observed that that the MoEF may have some notification declaring the National River, National Fruit and the National Tree. The CIC directed the PIO that if they have any such notification, then he shouldsend a copy of that to the appellant.
Citation: Ms. AishwaryaPrashar v. Ministry of Environment and Forest in File No. CIC/SM/A/2012/001753
RTI Citation : RTIFI/2013/CIC/1341
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