Decision No. CIC/YA/A/2014/000343 dated 28-01

August Kranti Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama Place,
New Delhi-110066
Date of Hearing
Date of Decision
Shri D.B. Kumar
Shri K.V.K. Chand
Deputy Secretary & CPIO
Visakhapatnam Port Trust
Information Commissioner
Shri Yashovardhan Azad
Relevant facts emerging from appeal:
RTI application filed on
PIO replied on
First Appeal filed on
First Appellate Authority (FAA) order on
Second Appeal received on
Information sought:
Appellant sought information on 10 points with respect to selection and appointment to the
post of Senior Deputy Chief Medical Officer in Medical Department of the Visakhapatnam
Port Trust.
Relevant facts emerging during hearing:
Both the parties are present and heard through video conference.
Appellant sought the above information by filing an RTI application dated 27.08.2013. PIO
vide reply dated 27.09.2013 asked the appellant to deposit requisite fee for getting copy of the
desired document. FAA vide order dated 12.12.2013 directed the PIO to provide the
information to the appellant within 10 days of receipt of his order. Having not received any
response from the PIO in compliance of FAA order, the appellant filed second appeal before
the Commission.
Appellant submitted that only information in respect of point No.1 & 2 has been provided and
the rest of the information at point 3 to 9 has not been provided to him till today. Respondent
submitted that in compliance of FAA order, reply was sent to the appellant on 04.02.2013 and
information on point No.1, 2 & 7 has been provided. With respect to point No.3, the appellant
sought copy of ACR of all the candidates which was not provided u/s 8(1)(j) of the RTI Act,
2005 and for the remaining points he submitted that as the post was filled in only on adhoc
basis, hence the information provided to point No.1 & 2 cover all other points.
After hearing both the parties and on perusal of record, the Commission is of the view that the
information sought and permissible under the RTI Act has been provided to the appellant.
The appeal is disposed of accordingly.
(Yashovardhan Azad)
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.
(B.D. Harit)
Deputy Secretary & Deputy Registrar