To:- Ms. Sanjukta Ray, Central Public Information Officer, Prime Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi - 110101.
cc:- Shri K. Salil Kumar, Central Public Information Officer, Prime Minister's Office, South Block, New Delhi - 110101
dtd: 16th May 2011
Greetings & Jai Hind!! Most humbly request information under the RTI Act of India, 2005, please provide me with the following information. THIS INFORMATION IS SOUGHT IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, AND THERE IS OVER-RIDING PARAMOUNT LARGER PUBLIC INTEREST TO BE GIVEN THE INFORMATION I HAVE ASKED FOR.
a) Please provide me with information on status of RTI Compliance by the following Public Authorities in and around Landour Cantt., Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, viz:- Landour Cantt. Board under Ministry of Defence; DGDE, Doordarshan, All India Radio, PMO, President of India.
b) Please provide me with information on electronic avaliability of records of land holdings within Landour Canttonment Board area, including but not restricted to private parties, religious entities, Societies, Schools, NGOs, Landour Cantt. Board under Ministry of Defence; DGDE, Doordarshan, All India Radio, PMO, President of India.
c) Please provide me with information on what action is taken by the Government of India to ensure that foreign tourists entering the Landour Canttonment Board area for any reason whatsoever, including for long-stay to learn Hindi/other languages at the Landour Language Institute/North India Institute of Language Study Society, are staying at proper legitimate accomodation adhering to all Laws of India, including taxation laws, laws preventing conversions and evangelism, religious activities, conversions, pertaining to renting of properties in Canttonment Board areas. Following website may assist:-
"Accommodation:- The school does not take responsibility for arranging accommodation. Students are strongly advised to make arrangements for accomodation very early in their preparations. And please note that acommodation is difficult to find from May through October.
Boarding Houses in Landour:-
Rokeby Manor Guest House - 5 minutes from School, Accomodation @ Rs. 1250 per night which includes 3 meals, available. Contact : Mr. Nicholas Rodricks, Landour Cantt, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. Phone: 91 9760255447, 91 135 2635604/05/06, Fax 91 135 2635606. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.rokebymanor.com
DevDar Woods - Mr. Anil Prakash, Sister's Bazar, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal. Phone: 91 135 2632644 / 2632544. email: email@example.com
Hazelwood House, - within 10 minutes walking distance from School Contact: Mr. Pawan Kumar Gupta, Sister's Bazar, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal. Phone: 91 135 2631304. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ivy Bank - Mr. Manohar Lal Sharma, Landour Cantt. Mussoorie, Uttaranchal. Phone: 91 135 2630278
Northern Stores - Mr. Prem Bijalwan, Landour Bazar, Mussoorie, Uttaranchal. Phone: 91 135 2632123.
Wolf's Burn - Mr. V. Uniyal, Landour Cantt., Mussooie, Uttaranchal. Phone: 91 135 2631440. Mobile: 9837938204 e.mail- email@example.com
"WOODSIDE" ,Sisters Bazaar ,Landour Cantt, Mussoorie , UA 248179 INDIA. Contact Mr. I.Z. Bhatty Phone: Delhi: 0091 11 26843503 . Mobile# 9810712887, Mussorie 0091 135 263 1587. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Kilmarnock" - Shivranjani Singh, Landour Cantt, Mussoorie. Uttaranchal. Phone: 91-931-226-3149 & 91-98-111-53-950 e.mail- email@example.com
"Snow View Guest House" - Mr. Rakesh Garg, Sister's Bazaar, Landour Cantt, Mussoorie. Uttaranchal. Phone: 0091 135 2632721, 0091 9837818854 e.mail- firstname.lastname@example.org
"See Forth Lodge" - Ms. Sujata Chauhan Phone: 0091 11 202511563, 0091 11 206515560, Attn : Mr. Vinod kumar, Clock Tower, Mussoorie. Phone: 0091 135 2632801 e.mail- email@example.com
"Doma's Inn Guest House" - e.mail- firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
"Elcott Lodge" - Phone: 0091 135 2632301, 0091 11 23013188
d) If any of the above said statutory records is not available, the complete details of how it was destroyed / weeded out in each case..
e) Electronic access to the catalogue (or catalogues) of all records of your public authority duly indexed in a manner and the form to facilitate right to information, either over the computer networks or in the form of a diskette or other electronic media at the prescribed fees.
Sent by eMail and signed hard copy, (signed) and humbly submitted,
D-61, Defence Colony,
New Delhi - 11oo24
Note 1:-Application fee of Rs. 10/- in cash shall be submitted within 30 days as per procedure laid down by DoP&T at PIO, PMO, New Delhi, or at any one of the nominated APIOs located at the specified Post Offices in India, and a copy of this application along with receipt shall be sent to you co-terminus. Interim, you are requested to commence processing this RTI Application as per the RTI Act-2005 with effect from date of submission of this electronic copy, also as per the RTI Act-2005.
Note 2:- The public authority, PMO, New Delhi, has not yet published their arrangements to accept / accompany electronic payments for e-filings as per section 6 of the Information Technology Act 2000, is requested to do same, - and hence I am constrained to go to extra expense / trouble to file a routine email request by Postal Department also.
Note 3:- I wish to specify that you may please not provide to me that information (or particular portion thereof) which would impede the prosecution of offenders under any law of India, and also any personal information which is unconnected with any public activity/interest or which invades the privacy of any person. THIS INFORMATION IS SOUGHT IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, AND THERE IS OVER-RIDING PARAMOUNT LARGER PUBLIC INTEREST TO BE GIVEN THE INFORMATION I HAVE ASKED FOR.
Note: Transferred under 6/3 by PMO to Defence Secretary.