The appellant submitted Second Appeal dt. 02.08.2022 to MIC stating that he was denied information by the respondent with regard to the bills released to contractors/suppliers with their names and estimates, etc. by Treasury Offices. Hearing was held on 16.08.2022 (Tuesday). After hearing both the parties, the Commission directed that the SPIO, office of the Chief Controller of Accounts, Accounts & Treasuries shall: -
a) provide the information asked for by the appellant within 14 (fourteen) days from the date of this order, if required, by calling for the relevant information from the subordinate offices, (i.e., the District Treasury Offices) of the Chief Controller of Accounts, Accounts & Treasuries.
b) transfer the applications for information made by the appellant to the SPIOs of the subordinate offices i.e., the District Treasury Offices within 5 (five) days from the date of this order in terms of Section 6(3) of the RTI Act, 2005 and that the SPIOs of the concerned District Treasury Offices shall provide the information within 7 (seven) days from the date of transfer of the RTI application.