Copies of service related documents not disclosed.

Appellant had sought information regarding service matters of one Krishan Chandra. It was denied by the Respondents under S.8(1)(j) of the RTI Act. Appellant questioned the denial and stated that the information sought cannot be regarded as personal information, which has no relationship to any public activity. He further submitted that similar information concerning the same officer […]

CRs and SRs of government officers are protected from disclosure

Information such as CR and service records of employees is in the nature of personal information. The basic protection afforded by virtue of exemption from disclosure of personal information cannot be lifted or disturbed unless the applicant justifies how such disclosure would be in ‘public interest’.