Bihar: Cash demand from LIC baffles activist
An unusual demand of Rs 2 lakh by an insurance company in lieu of providing information to one Right to Information (RTI) activist from Bhagalpur has left the crusader in the lurch.
Ajit Kumar Singh, the RTI activist, had sought information from the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India about the details of implementation of a scheme, mainly aimed at the economically weaker sections and also about the works done by the insurance behemoth under corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative of the divisional office in Bhagalpur.
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Re: Bihar: Cash demand from LIC baffles activist
There is a misunderstanding in the report.
LIC demanded copying fees from applicant, even after CIC gave a decision after second appeal (after 30 days , information to be provided free of cost)