Was the ACR sent to the Records Office of Rajputana Rifles? Appellant: Part of the reply of the PIO was false - CIC directed the PIO to affirm on affidavit with a copy duly endorsed to the appellant that the reply was factual as per records
The appellant has sought the following information:
1. Whether the Annual Confidential Report (ACR) of the appellant has been sent to Records Rajputana Rifles.
2. If the said ACR has not been sent so far, provide the reasons for the same.
3. If the ACR of the appellant has since been sent to Records Rajputana Rifles, give the date of sending the same.
4. And other related information
Grounds for Second Appeal
The CPIO has not provided the desired information.
Submissions made by Appellant and Respondent during Hearing:
The appellant contested the reply of the CPIO in respect of points no. 3(b) and (c) of the RTI application. He alleged that the reply given is false. The CPIO submitted that a suitable reply was given vide letter dated 18.12.2018.
Based on a perusal of the record, it was noted that the CPIO vide letter dated 18.12.2018 had provided a point-wise reply to the appellant. On a query, the CPIO submitted that the reply provided in respect of points no. 3(b) and (c) were correct and as per the record.
The CPIO is directed to affirm on affidavit and submit to the Commission with a copy duly endorsed to the appellant, that the reply given in respect of points no. 3(b) and (c) were factual and as per the record.
The appeal is disposed of accordingly.
Vanaja N. Sarna
Citation: Devendra Kumar Singh v. Records Office Rajputana Rifles in File No.: - CIC/IARMY/A/2019/112992, Date of Decision: 01/04/2021