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Dr. J. L. Gupta vs Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College on 28 January, 2010


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Decision No.CIC/SG/A/2009/002947/6587

Appeal No. CIC/SG/A/2009/002947

Appellant : Dr. J. L. Gupta CP-18, Maurya Enclave,



Respondent : Mr. A.P.Suri Public Information Officer &

Associate Prof.

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College,

(University of Delhi),

Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi-110021

RTI application filed on : 24/06/2009 PIO replied : 06/08/2009 First Appeal filed on : 28/07/2009 First Appellate Authority order : 28/08/2009 Second Appeal Received on : 19/11/2009 Notice of Hearing Sent on : 26/12/2009 Hearing Held on : 28/01/2010

S.No Information Sought PIO's Reply Objection by the Appellant.

1. The names of the Teacher Dr. V.S Dixit had been Names of Teacher In Incharge of Self Financing Course acting as coordinator of charge of self SFS (SFS), v.i.z, B.Sc.(H) Computer the department of v.i.z., B.Sc (H) Science in ARSD college for the computer Science. Computer Science academic years 2004-2005 not provided. onwards till 2008-09.

2 A copy of time table of Dr. V.S Records for the year Time Table records Dixit in ARSD College for the 2004-05, 2005-06 were of Dr. Dixit for the academic years 2004-05 onwards not available. However year were not upto 2008-09. records for 2006-07, provided. 2007-08, 2008-09 and

2009-10 were attached.

(no copy in file)

3. Name of the persons who have Reply to Point no. 3 & 4 Prima facie does acted as superintendents of were attached. No seem to be true. examinations of SFC B.Sc.(H) records available in the Computer Science in ARSD college as reported by the College, University of Delhi for Office. the last 5 years, w.e.f 2004-05.

4. Copy of the data sheet duly signed (copy not in file) by the principal, sent by ASRD

College in connection with

examination work of self

financing course B.Sc(H)

Computer Science for last 5 w.e.f


PIO's Reply:

Application was transferred to the Respondent vide letter dated 01/07/2009 by the PIO, Delhi University.

Grounds for First Appeal:

Information not provided.

Order of the First Appellate Authority: "The matter was referred to the ARSD College by the PIO. The PIO informed this vide letter dated 20/07/2009, which the appellant may not have received. A copy of the letter dated 20/07/2009 is enclosed."

Grounds for Second Appeal:

Complete information not provided. Other objections by the Appellant were mentioned above.

Relevant Facts emerging during Hearing: The following were present

Appellant: Dr. J. L. Gupta;

Respondent: Mr. A.P.Suri, Public Information Officer & Associate Prof.; Mr. Shankar Kr. Paul, PA to PIO Mr. Jay Chanda(Delhi University); The PIO has given information but the Appellant feels that the replies would be clear in the following format:

1- Dr. Dixit was coordinator of the Computer Science and B.Sc. Honors SFS.

On some of the other queries the PIO has stated that no records are available. The Appellant feels that these records should have been available.


The appeal is allowed.

The PIO will give the information as directed above to the Appellant before 15 February 2010.

This decision is announced in open chamber. Notice of this decision be given free of cost to the parties. Any information in compliance with this Order will be provided free of cost as per Section 7(6) of RTI Act.

Shailesh Gandhi

Information Commissioner

28 January 2010

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