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Appeal No. CIC/LS/A/2008/00024 Gita Dewan Verma Vs DDA

11 September, 2009

This is in continuation of this Commission’s Interim Decision dated 25/08/2009. As scheduled, the matter came up for hearing today 11/09/2009. Appellant present. Public authority is represented by Smt. Usha Ravichandra, Deputy Director(IL). The Appellant would submit that she has not received any information whatsoever and, thus, the order of the Commission remains uncomplied with. She would also submit that part information provided to her in regard to para 3 does not correspond with information provided to her earlier. She also pleads for initiation of penalty proceedings for non- compliance of the Commission’s order.

  1. On the other hand, Smt. Ravichandran would submit that most of this information is to be collected from Planning Department and, therefore, requests for some time in the matter.


  2. The Commission is constrained to remark that the first order was passed way back on 06/01/2009 and during the intervening 08 months, it should have been possible for the CPIO to have collected requisite information from the Planning Department for onward transmission to the Appellant. The Commission would not like to say more. As requested, 03 weeks time is given to CPIO to comply with the order of the Commission who will be well within her rights to exercise powers u/s 5(4) of the RTI Act.

  3. The matter will come up for hearing on 03/11/2009 at 11.10 hrs.


(M.L. Sharma)

Central 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.

(K.L. Das)

Assistant Registrar Tele: 011 2671 73 53

Fax: 011 2610 62 76

Copy to:-


Ms. Geeta Dewan Verma, 1356, D-1, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110079.


Smt. Usha Ravichandran, Deputy Director(IL), DDA, Vikas Sadan, INA, New Delhi-110023.