Complaint No CIC/WB/C/2007/00099 dated 29.3.2007

Right to Information Act 2005-Section 18

Complainant: Smt. Gita Dewan Verma

Respondent: Deputy Commissioner (SW), Govt. of NCT of Delhi


The Commission has received an application from Ms Gita Dewan Verma of Vasant Kunj, New Delhi that her request under RTI Act-2005 submitted to the PIO, DC (SW) Delhi has not been responded to, even though the same was duly submitted along with the requisite fee dated 22.2.2007. The Commission has decided to treat this application as a complaint petition u/s 18 of the Said Act and hereby directs the PIO, LAC, O/o the Deputy Commissioner (South-West), Kapashera, New Delhi to provide the information sought to applicant Ms Verma within 10 working days from the date of receipt of this decision.

The PIO is directed to appear personally before the Commission on 19.7.2007 at 5:00 p.m. and show cause as to why a penalty of Rs.250/- per day from the date when the information is due to the date when the information is actually supplied, not exceeding Rs.25,000/- should not be imposed on him/her under Section 20(1) of the RTI Act. The PIO may in the alternative submit his/her written submission on or before 13.7.2007.

Notice of this decision be given free of cost to the parties.

(Wajahat Habibullah)

Chief Information Commissioner)

Authenticated true copy. Additional copies of orders shall be supplied against application and payment of the charges prescribed under the Act to the CPIO of this Commission.

(PK Shreyaskar)
Asst. Registrar