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Order on Appeal No 317-02/20 Mukhtar Ahmed Vs Islamabad Model College for Girls F-8 1 and Federal Directorate of Education

Principal, Islamabad Model College for Girls F-8/1 was directed to provide the requested information to the Appellant about total number of staff, teachers, number of subjects and classes, total budget, information about the school fund that is maintained through tees. contributions by students or other means, copies of rules, regulations or guidelines that allow and regulate collection of fee or contributions under various heads, copies of latest audit report of school fund i.e. If such an audit is carried out not later than 10 working days of the receipt of this Order.  Principal, Islamabad Model College for Girls F-8/1 and Director General, Federal Directorate of Education were directed to notify Public Information Officers, (PIOs), under Section 9 of the Act, put the contact details of the PIOs on their web site and to take immediate steps to proactively share through the web sites all categories of information mentioned in Section 5 of the Right of Access to Information Act 2017 and submit the compliance report to the commission.

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Order on Appeal No 339-02/20 Ali Afzal Vs Federal Employment Housing Society Islamabad

President, Federal Employment Housing Society was directed to provide the requested information about as to why plot number 278 allotted in the name of the Appellant in Jinnah Garden was not being handed over to him despite the fact that all dues had been paid.

President, Federal Employment Housing Society  was directed to notify Public Information Officer, (PIO), under Section 9 of the Act, put the contact details of the PIO on its web site and to take immediate steps to proactively share through the web site all categories of information mentioned in Section 5 of the Right of Access to Information Act 2017 and submit the compliance report to the commission.

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Order on Appeal No.313-06-2020 Mukhtar Ahmad Ali Vs Islamabad Model College for Boys, F-10/4, Islamabad

The reporting in the newspaper DAWN on 13.8.2020 has specifically highlighted the reforms initiative introduced to improve quality of education in the 423 schools and colleges in Islamabad under the control of the Federal Directorate of Education because the quality of education at these institutions has declined significantly in the last 20 years or so. This is sufficient for the citizens to raise the eyebrows and to ask for the information in the public interest invoking their fundamental right guaranteed in article 19.A of the Constitution of Pakistan 1973.The Commission directed the public body to share with the appellant the detail of number of classes, students, teaching and non-teaching staff and the detail of the budget documents and expenditure statements etc. of the institution to improve quality of education and maintaining transparency in its affairs.


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Order on Appeal No-318-02/20 Mukhtar Ahmed Ali Vs. Islamabad Model College for Boys, F-10/3

The Commission directed the Respondent to provide to the Appellant the information related to the schedule of the classes, staff of the college, the allocated and utilized budget, funds, audit reports and the guidelines of the institute.

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Order on Appeal No. 251-01-2020 Mukhtar Ahmad Ali Vs Islamabad College for Boys, F 11-1

hThe principal, Islamabad Model College for Boys F 11-1 was directed to provide the requested information to the Appellant about total number of staff, teachers, number of subjects and classes, total budget, information about the school fund that is maintained through tees. contributions by students or other means, copies of rules, regulations or guidelines that allow and regulate collection of fee or contributions under various heads, copies of latest audit report of school fund i.e. If such an audit is carried out not later than 10 working days of the receipt of this Order.  The Principal is further directed to upload the category of information mentioned in section 5 of the Act on the website of the public body.

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Appeal No. 225/12/19: Shazia Mehboob vs National Database Registration Authority

NADRA was directed to provide province wise data of transgender persons in Pakistan. Chairman NADRA was directed to take measures to deduct 05 days salary of the designated Public Information officer, imposed as a fine. NADRA was also directed to take immediate steps to proactively share through the web site all categories of information mentioned in Section 5 of the Right of Access to Information Act 2017.


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Appeal No 285-02/20: Azaz Syed Vs Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)

FIA was directed to provide requested information about “Total number of registered cases of human trafficking from Pakistan to abroad during the year January 2008 to December 2018. Give a year wise list of people arrested and convicted against the registered cases”. FIA was also directed to put contact details on its web site of the designated Public Information Officer, and take immediate steps to proactively share through the web site all categories of information mentioned in Section 5 of the Act.


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Order on Appeal No. 235-12/2019 Ali Javaid Vs Federal Government College for Women, F-7/2, Islamabad

The appellant requested schedule of the science (Physics, chemistry, biology) practical classes of F.Sc (Pre-medical, and Pre-engineering) for session 2018-20 and details about the practical classes conducted and how many are in progress from the Principal of Federal Government College for Women F-7/2 Islamabad.

The commission directed the Federal Government College for Women F-7/2 Islamabad to provide the requested information to the citizen within 10 working days.

Moreover, the respondent is also directed to take immediate steps to proactively share all categories of information mentioned in Section 5 of the Right of Access to Information Act 2017 and submit compliance report to the commission by 11/09/20.

 

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Order on Appeal No-036-03/19 Shumaila Hussain Shahani Vs. Federal Investigation Agency

The Appellant wanted to know the exact statistics of the people who have been granted bail under Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016. The Commission established that the information sought by the Appellant falls under the scope of Right to Information Act 2017 hence the appeal was allowed and the Respondent was directed to provide the requested information to the Appellant.

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Appeal No. 351-03/2020: Amer Ejaz Vs Ministry of Finance

The Appellant sought certified copy of Budget Strategy Paper scheduled to be issued in the second week of February 2020 by the Finance Division. The commission directed the Respondent to provide the requested information, designate PIO,  proactively publish on its web site categories of information mentioned in Section 5 with the observation such is the significance of proactive disclosure of information that the Respondent would have only been required to guide the Appellant to the link where the requested information was available on the web site if the Respondent had implemented Section 5 of the Act. It would have saved time and resources of both the commission, the Appellant and those of the Respondent.


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