It is a duty of the CIC to order the public authority to provide compensation as per Sec.19(8)(b) act
Ref: Non-compliance of CIC order - CIC took an adverse view of the inaction on the part of the respondent - CIC directed the Director General, Geological Survey of India to take corrective action and recommended disciplinary action against PIO u/s 20(2)
Information Commission should not only impose penalty but asked to provide information as per RTI Act within one week. It is a duty of the CIC to provide information from the respondent to appellant & to order the public authority to provide compensation as per Sec.19(8)(b) of the RTI Act. Relaxation to CPIO & public authority should not be granted and delay should not be condoned.
Name: Pravin. O. Shah
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