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Keeping in view the supervisory powers of the Commission u/s 25(4) of the RTI Act, 2005, the Commission advises the Respondent to suo motu disclose the information sought by the Complainant in compliance with Section-4 of the RTI Act, 2005 to ensure transparency, objectivity and accountability in the functioning of the Public Authority.

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Anti-Profiteering — Central Information Commission — GSTN – The Appellant vide his RTI application sought information regarding the certified copies of the note sheets of the file mentioned in the RTI application, the name of the officers with designations who were responsible for making the voluntary disclosure u/s 4 of the RTI Act,2005 from 01.09.2009. The CPIO provided a point wise reply, Dissatisfied by the reply, the Appellant approached the FAA. The FAA rejected the contention of the Appellant raised in his First Appeal. The applicant submitted that he was provided a sketchy information an important and sensitive subject matter like GSTN.
Held that:- The Hon’ble Authority disposed the application by holding that a sketchy information as available on its website had been furnished by the Respondent. However, it is appalling to learn that an important, significant and critical area concerning the implementation of GST Network still required streamlining and consolidation which needs to be attended to forthwith in the larger public interest.—R.K. Jain Vs. Cpio, Goods & Services Tax Network [2018] 2 TAXLOK.COM 289 (CIC)