To 27TH February 2015
Sh Satpal Chauhan
Joint Secretary (Admn), CPIO
Room No.194, North Block,
New Delhi -110 001
kindly provide me with the following information requested under the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005 in respect of provision of categorized security to VVIPs/VIPs, other high dignitaries and individuals. Security is provided on the basis of comprehensive assessment of threat by the security agencies. There is a system of periodical review of the security provided to persons on the basis of threat inputs received from time to time. It is observed that Ms Tessy Thomas, Scientist H of DRDO, Hyderabad availing police security for last six years. It is very astonishing fact that she is the single case of DRDO in which individual getting such VIP treat without having any such achievement which can quote in international level. It is purely eye wash or politically motivated move of DRDO management. It is heard that Ms Tessy Thomas visiting Kuwait in next month participating some religious function.
- Provide the copy of request of Ms Tessy Thomas for police security from MHA.
- The exact date security provided to Ms Tessy Thomas by MHA
- How many times MHA periodical reviews the security allotment of Ms Tessy Thomas, whether they reported and recommended on the basis of threat inputs or simply continue the allotment without any review.
- Six year back she was mere Scientist F, that time there was more than 1000 Scientists F working in the organization. Provide the type of threat, is that individual’s family problem, is that communal angle, and is that scientific knowledge asset security.
- Provide the role of DRDO for recommending her for security necessity. The name of DRDO official who recommended to MHA.
- The case was approved by Sh A K Antony (Yes/No)
- The total amount spends on security of Ms Tessy Thomas by MHA or State government till date.
- Whether Ms Tessy Thomas get clearance from MHA for her Kuwait visit(Yes/No)
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