PIO/CPIO cannot function merely as post offices, have to give reasons for non-disclosure of information sought under RTI Act: Delhi High Court

"The organisation, as a whole, also has to cooperate in the functioning of the CPIOs", the High Court held.
PIO/CPIO cannot function merely as post offices, have to give reasons for non-disclosure of information sought under RTI Act: Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

A Central Public Information Officer (CPIO) cannot function merely as “post office” and has to ensure that information sought under the Right To Information (RTI) Act is provided, the Delhi High Court has held (Rakesh Gupta & Ors v. Central Information Commission).

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