Application for Information under Right to Information – Respondents (SPORTS)

Application for Information under Right to Information – Respondents (SPORTS)
25 September, 2012

Respondents (SPORTS) are public entity, functioning under the directive of the Lakshadweep Administration, with the executive duty of conducting the Lakshadweep Tour Programmes as envisaged by the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, Government of India.  SPORTS is duty-bound, under the rules prevailing in the country, to maintain proper accounts for the income and expenditure pertaining to the Lakshadweep Tour Programmes conducted by it during every season and subject the same for auditing. These documents, it is respectfully submitted, come under the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

The applicant (Adv. D.B.Binu) has been striving selflessly over the past eight years to serve the public through his institution viz., the Human rights Defense Forum (Regd) (H.R.D.F) in his capacity as its General Secretary, from the year 2005, when the Right to Information Act was pressed into service. The details of information he was requested from SPORTS as in the following:

Particulars of information:

Certified copies of the information and documents in public interest with file notes and correspondence file U/S 6 (1), 6 (3) of the RTI Act on queries regarding the authorized Travel Agents and their respective contribution to SPORTS with regard to the business volume of Lakshadweep Tourism for the years 2009; 2010; & 2011 etc and other related documents. Full Text:

APPENDIX-FORM

    (See Rule 3)
(Application for Information under Right to Information Act 2005)

To

The Central Public Information Officer,
O/o.Managing Director (SPORTS),
Lakshadweep Tourism, Lakshadweep, KAVARATTI- 682555,

 1)    Full Name of the applicant:  Adv. D.B. Binu

2)    Address: (General Secretary, Human Rights Defense Forum) Providence          Road, Kochi-18 ; Kerala ,Mob: 9895135081.

3) Particulars of information required:  Please provide certified copies of the information and documents in public interest with file notes and correspondence file U/S 6 (1), 6 (3) of the RTI Act on queries regarding the authorized Travel Agents and their respective contribution to SPORTS with regard to the business volume of Lakshadweep Tourism for the years 2009; 2010; & 2011 etc and other related documents.

  1. Please furnish the certified copies of the documents which show how many Authorized Travel Agencies are there now affiliated with Sports? Please furnish the  name of the agencies along with the copies of their authorization.
  2. Please furnish the certified copies of the documents which show what are the pre-requisites to be complied with by a travel agent for obtaining the status of ‘Authorized Travel Agent’ under SPORTS, and details of the documentation or bond required for the purpose.
  3. Please furnish the certified copies of the documents which show  the criteria considered for granting the status of ‘Authorized Travel Agent’ under SPORTS, and details of the documentation or bond required for the purpose.
  4.  Does any of agency been granted the authorization without having qualified as per the criteria prescribed by the authority? If so please provide the name of the agencies along with the name and desigination of officers who granted the authorization.
  5. Please furnish the certified copies of the documents which show the value of business turnover given by each and every travel agent to Sports during the last 3 years? (Namely 2009; 2010; & 2011 – with break-ups of each agents separately)
  6.  Please provide the file notings on movement of this RTI application.

If the information sought for is held by another Public /authority, or the subject matter of the information required is more closely connected with the functions of another public authority, this Application or such part of this application may be forwarded to that Public Authority as required under Section.6 (3) of the RTI Act .

Date: 29-05- 2012
Place: Kochi                                                                   (SIGNATURE OF THE APPLICANT)

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