To Date 24th November 2013
The CPIO, DRDO HQ
Room No. 314A
DRDO Bhawan, Rajaji Marg
New Delhi – 110105
Kindly provide me with the following information requested under the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005 in respect to Financial incentive on acquiring higher qualification at their own.
- Please provide the amount to be paid to individual for acquiring higher qualification on their own for Diploma, Degree, Post graduation and PhD.
- Please provide the number of DRDO official who acquired Diploma and were paid financial incentive since 1st April 2003 to 31st Mar 2013
- Please provide the names of DRDO officials, names of Institutes and modes of acquiring Diploma since 1st April 2003 to 31st Mar 2013
- Please provide the names of DRDO officials, names of Institutes and modes of acquiring Degree since 1st April 2003 to 31st Mar 2013
Kindly refer to following decisions of Central Information Commission and verdict given in these decisions. File No. CIC/LS/A/2012/002612 dated 22.3.2013 (Dr. Neelam Bhalla vs. DRDO) Verdict – It is, no doubt, true that DRDO is an exempted organisation yet it has been the consistent view of this Commission that the benefit of exemption extends only to functional / operational matters not to establishment related routine matters. The legality of this view has not been challenged in the relevant judicial forum so far.
Note: – Above required information is directly related to corruption and does not come under schedule II. Kindly refer to your first appeal reply appeal No 0116 letter No RTI/ 02/ 2091 /F /2013/0116 in which you provided the names of 7(seven) officials from DEAL, DRDO, Dehradun that their acquired Diploma via distance education that is not recognized from apex bodies like DCE/ACTIE etc.. Please refer your RTI reply No RTI/01/2091/P/2010/0166 dated 14th September 2012 signed by Sh Deepak Mishra, CPIO, DRDO Hqrs. So it is now established that these individuals were inducted corruptly.
Registration Number: MODEF/R/2013/60952