The state data fee has imposed a tremendous of ₹10,000 on the municipal company’s (MC’s) public data officer (PIO) deputed at Zone A for failing to supply data sought underneath the RTI Act.
In his criticism, activist Rohit Sabharwal stated he had sought data relating to motion taken on his criticism dated June 5, 2019 relating to the alleged corrupt practices of the Zone A constructing inspector Rahul Pal in August, 2019.
The criticism was marked to the principal secretary of the native our bodies division. Sabharwal had sought a vigilance inquiry because the constructing inspector was accused of permitting unlawful development within the areas underneath his jurisdiction on the time. Sabharwal stated he had obtained no details about the motion taken.
The fee noticed that the PIO had not replied to the show-cause discover issued nor was he current for the listening to.
Within the order, dated August 5, the state data commissioner Lt Gen Ajae Kumar Sharma (retd) noticed it was the fifth consecutive listening to however the PIO had failed to provide the knowledge.
A penalty of ₹10,000 was imposed on the PIO, which will likely be deducted from his wage and submitted with the state treasury. The PIO has been directed to provide the knowledge, reply to the show-cause discover and supply documentary proof relating to submission of the penalty.
He has additionally been directed to stay current in the course of the subsequent listening to scheduled for September 14.