By: M.S.Yatnatti: Editor and Video Journalist Bengaluru:: Pourakarmikas play a vital role in maintaining cleanliness of the cities. Under the Gruha Bhagya Yojana for Pourakarmikas, beneficiaries are given a grant of Rs Six lakh for the construction of houses, each at a cost of Rs 7.5 lakh. In the next two years, 4,500 houses would be constructed and distributed to pourakarmikas, who are permanently employed in various urban local bodies.It is pertinent to note that earlier also around more than 400 houses were given under Pourakarmikas and salevdeeds were provided , Gruha Bhagya Yojana and sale deed were executed and similar demands were made for 24 BBMP PKs who are residing in Jakkarayankere area which remained to be executed sale deed by oversight and Government need to act on parity and without discrimination to other PKs in BBMP .I had asked PIO and ARO Gandhi Nagar Sub Dvision BBMP to provide me information and reasons for not executing sale deeds as executed to other PKs in BBMP the Sale of BBMP quarters to its occupants who are there for more than 35 years as per BBMP and UDD policy (Few sale deeds executed by BBMP were enclosed for reference) and action taken report under section 4(I) (a) (b) (c) (d) RTI Act in respect of application of BBMP PK and Gangaman Sangha dated 19-10-2016 and Shrimathi Venkatamma and others 23 persons No 11 Old Swar Lane PK Colony Sheshadripuram Bengaluru -560020 dated 06--10-2016 for executing Sale deeds of BBMP quarters to its occupants vide order dated B 10 IR(N&W) 27 78-79 Dated 25-08-1978 and since then she and others other 23 persons PKs are staying there and she is in possession and others were given possession certificates and sale deeds registered in their names and few are pending as per Government order UDD99MNG2000 for Sale of BBMP quarters to its occupants.
This information and reasons and action taken report need to be provided to me as per Guide on RTI to Information Act 2005 published by the Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Department of Personnel & Training (available here :http://rti.gov.in/RTICorner/Guideonrti.pdf) on page 12 and Para 9, following is stated: Providing Reasons for Decisions: The public authorities take various administrative and quasi-judicial decisions which affect the interests of certain persons. It is mandatory for the concerned public authority to provide reasons for such decisions to the affected persons. It may be done by using appropriate mode of communication .Attention is also invited towards the thread 'affected person ' under rti act.In fact, it can be said that "Affected" refers back to an action. The "Affected Persons" are the ones who are affected by that action. The reasons need to be given to affected person and copy of that can be given to me under 2 f of RTI Act. The ARO /BBMP office is THE PUBLIC AUTHORITY under obligation to provide information "PUBLICLY” under section 4(1) (a) (b) (c) (d).
Under B12 (C1) PR 37/11-12 this file BBMP commissioner reportedly has issued a circular on 04-09-2017 recognizing only two unions of permanent employees one for "BBMP Poura Karmikara and Arogya Gangman Gala Sangaha” and other for BBMP officers union .Till the elections are held present directors of both unions need to allowed to use their offices in BBMP office . Demand is made by "BBMP Poura Karmikara and Arogya Gangman Gala Sangaha” that let BBMP conduct elections to it by BBMP itself under council resolution or under Trade union Act by labor department . Demand is made by "BBMP Poura Karmikara and Arogya Gangman Gala Sangaha” that let BBMP conduct elections to it by BBMP itself under council resolution or under Trade union Act by labor department . BBMP in B12 (C1) PR 37/11-12 in council resolution passed and decided to weed out unconnected trade unions operating from BBMP and make only one trade union for permanent employees of BBMP and decided to form "BBMP Poura Karmikara and Arogya Gangman Gala Sangaha” and conducted elections to it as per high court order .BBMP commissioner can conduct the elections as per BBMP resolutions as he is duty bound to implement the council resolutions and again conduct elections as per B12 (C1) PR 37/11-12 or BBMP commissioner can get elections to "BBMP Poura Karmikara and Arogya Gangman Gala Sangaha” by labor department commissioner as it also registered under trade unions as trade Union Act 1926 in TUA//Registration No 07-2012-13 Dated 27-09-2012 and now it is recognized trade union. Manjunatha Prasad BBMP Commissioner has created unnecessary lawlessness and confusion and unwarranted dispute.