CENTRAL INFORMATION COMMISSION
(Room No.315, B Wing, August Kranti Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi 110 066)
Complainant : Baljeet Singh
Respondent : Food safety Dept., GNCTD
Date of hearing : 24.11.2014
Date of decision : 25.11.2014
Information Commissioner : Prof. M. Sridhar Acharyulu
Referred Sections : Section 18 of the RTI Act
Result : Complaint allowed/
Heard on 24.11.14. Complainant present. Respondent is represented by Shri Shyam Lal and one more official.
2. The complainant has filled RTI application on 18.9.2013 for seeking name of the applicants/firms/companies along with their business addresses and email addresses who have applied for license under the Food Safety & Standards Act, 2006 and the Rules and Regulations made there under. The CPIO on 3.10.2013 replied that the requisite information is not available in the form desired. Being (CIC/SA/C/2014/000022) unsatisfied with the information provided, the complainant made complaint before the commission.
3. During the hearing, the Respondent assured the Commission that information regarding the name of the licencee, licence No. date of issue of licence, location of the licencee will be supplied as per records to the Complainant within three weeks.
4. The Commission after hearing the submissions made recommends the Public Authority to place the details on its website as per sec.4(1)(b) of the RTI Act and submit a compliance report to the Commission within one month of receipt of this order.
5. The Commission ordered accordingly.
Sd/ (M. Sridhar Acharyulu) Information Commissioner
Authenticated true copy (Babu Lal) Dy. Registrar (CIC/SA/C/2014/000022)