The Respondent, ASF is directed to provide the following requested information to the Appellant, with intimation to this commission within 7 working days of the receipt of this Order:
“1. How many candidates applied for posts of Corporal and ASI on Minority Quota?
- Name of candidates who are currently working on position of ASI and Corporal on Minority Quota.
- List of selected candidates against Minority Quota on the Position of ASI and Corporal Advertised in the above cited subject.”
This commission is of the view that the requested information will shed light on the level of observance of minority quota for jobs in ASF and cannot imperil national security of the country which is solemn obligation of all citizens to protect.
The commission observed that the minority quota in government jobs has been introduced for the uplift of the communities that have been left behind. The disclosure of requested information is in public interest as such disclosure will shed light on the implementation level of the minority quota in government jobs which is a legal requirement.