PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSAM INFORMATION COMMISSIONFULL COMMISSION(Complaint Under Section 18 of the RTI Act, 2005)Present : 1. Shri R. S. MooshaharyState Chief Information Commissioner.2. Dr. B.K. GohainState Information CommissionerCase No In matters of complaint of Sahidul Haque LaskarCCR.3/2007 - Vs-BDO, Banskandi Development Block Date of hearing 17.06.08Name of the complainant : Mr. Sahidul Haque LaskarSecretary, Kishan Bikash SamityBanskandi, Cachar, AssamName of the Public Authority / SPIO: BDO, Banskandi Development Block, CacharThe following were present:1 Sahidul Haque Laskar Complainant2. Waliullah Ahmed lascar Accompanied the complainant
The complainant present. The Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Parishad, Cachar, thePD, DRDA, Cachar and the BDO, Banskandi Development Block absent. They however sent information that they could not be present before the Commission during hearing todayin view of the visit of the Director (DCP) Planning & Development Department Assam for field verification of the schemes in the district for which their presence was required.
Brief of the case
On 31.7.07, a petition was received from Sahidul Haque Laskar of Banskandi, Cachar in which he stated that he sought for information relating to the 11
Finance CommissionAward, 1
installment of 12
Finance Commission Award, IAY and Tara Pump and RingWell etc in Banskandi Development Block from the BDO of the block vide his applicationdated 9.5.07. Then again on 22.6.07 he submitted a reminder on the subject to the BDO of the block but did not get any information. Hence he submitted this petition to theCommission. The Commission transferred the same to the CEO, Zilla Parishad, Silchar on27.8.07 directing her to furnish the information.Again on 18.9.07, a petition was received from the petitioner stating that he was notfurnished with any information. Then on 1.2.08, another petition was received from the petitioner in which he stated that the BDO of the block furnished him information relating tonine Gaon Panchayats and 11
Finance Commission Award, 12
Finance CommissionAward and the lists of IAY beneficiaries. But he was not furnished any information relatingto the Tara pumps and Ring Wells and he was also not satisfied with the information.Therefore, the Commission decided to draw up a complaint proceeding and issuednotices to the CEO, Zilla Parisahd, Cachr, the PD, DRDA, Cachar and the BDO of Banskandi Development Block to appear before the Commission today with all records /details.
Submission of the parties
The complainant stated that he submitted a petition to the BDO, BanskandiDevelopment Block on 9.5.07 seeking information regarding the implementation of the 11
Finance Commission Award, 12
Finance Commission Award, IAY and Tara Pump andRing Well schemes undertaken in the different Gaon Panchayats of the block. But he did notreceive any information. Again on 22.6.07 he submitted another petition to the BDO of theBlock asking him to furnish the information as he had not received the same. But when he