GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION N0.4702
TO BE ANSWERED ON MAY 18, 2012
Providing Information Under Rti Act, 2005
Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:
(a) the circumstances under which Section 8 (I) (h), (exemption) of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 is applied to information sought from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), including how DoT defines the word ‘investigation' ;
(b) whether there is a decision-making process within DoT with regard to which file notings/ documents are covered under Section 8 (I) (h):
(c) if so, the details thereof, including level/rank of officers involved and the procedure followed in making such decisions;
(d) the number of RTI applications received by DoT since 1 December, 2010; and
(e) the number of RTI applications on which information has been denied using Section 8 (I) (h) of the RTI Act?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI MILIND DEORA)
(a) to (e) The information is being collected and will be laid on the Table of the House.