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    'Public bodies to reveal employees' emoluments under RTI'


    'Public bodies to reveal employees' emoluments under RTI'
    As Reported in the The Hindu

    New Delhi (PTI): Information pertaining to monthly remuneration of employees of public departments, besides the system of compensation comes under the ambit of the RTI Act, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has said.

    "As per the Right to Information Act, the monthly remuneration received by each of the officers and employees including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations should be put in public domain," Information Commissioner M M Ansari said.

    The Commission gave the ruling while hearing an appeal of Delhi resident Vishu Bhagwan Sharma, who had sought salary details of an employee in the Department of Posts.

    In his appeal before the apex transparency panel, Sharma said the department had denied him the information pertaining to the salary of an employee.

    He had sought disclosure of salary and compensation of an employee, who was identified in his RTI application.
    The Hindu News Update Service



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    Re: 'Public bodies to reveal employees' emoluments under RTI'


    Decision:3. As per section 4(1)(b)(x) of the Act, “the monthly remuneration received byeach of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation asprovided in its regulations” should be put in public domain.

    he CPIO is,therefore, directed to examine the application for information in the light of the 1 above provision and accordingly furnish the information asked for, within 15working days from the date of issue of this decision.

    Full Decision of IC Ansari is is available here.

    https://cic.gov.in/CIC-Orders/MA-22052008-10.pdf

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    Re: 'Public bodies to reveal employees' emoluments under RTI'


    Quote Originally Posted by sidmis View Post
    Decision:3. As per section 4(1)(b)(x) of the Act, “the monthly remuneration received byeach of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation asprovided in its regulations” should be put in public domain.

    he CPIO is,therefore, directed to examine the application for information in the light of the 1 above provision and accordingly furnish the information asked for, within 15working days from the date of issue of this decision.
    The order of the IC should also have included instructions to the Public Authority to put all such details in the public Domain as part of Sec 4 disclosures, since it has not yet been done.



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