To Date 5th December 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 of Hindustan University, P.O.Box No.1, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR),Padur, (Via) Kelambakkam, Chennai – 603 103, India
1.Please provide total amount of funds granted to Hindustan University, P.O.Box No.1, Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR),Padur, (Via) Kelambakkam, Chennai – 603 103, India since April 2008 to March 2013 for various purposes.
2.Name of scientists of DRDO who enroll for PhD since April 2008 to March 2013.
3. Name of scientists of DRDO who joined Hindustan University
4. Copy of NOC, Copy of No Objection” for the proposed post retirement commercial employment has been obtained from the cadre controlling authority and from the office where the officer retired. Copy of vigilance clearance from the competent authority of Dr. Ilavazhagan Govindasamy, Director (Research) at Hindustan University, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
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 and 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 not come under schedule II. As you aware the recruitment case of Mrs T Chandra banu, Scientist ‘F’, DRDO Hqrs (wife of Dr. Ilavazhagan Govindasamy) has been recommended for CBI inquiry by honorable Sh A K Antony, Defence Minister on 29th October 2013.
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