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OIPA NEEDS CLARIFICATIONS FROM AIIMS UNDER RTI - NARESH KADYAN


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Naresh
- 3351 days ago - tainted-minister.blogspot.com
There are so many alternatives replacing experiments on animals, OIPA needs information under the Right to Information Act, 2005 from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi & demands the legal action against the offenders & animals rescue.



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Naresh K (1180)
Saturday October 11, 2008, 4:41 am
To

The Commissioner of Delhi Police / SHO

Subject :- FIR AGAINST THE ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE.
Sir,
Kindly refer to the report of the Hindustan Times along with the Zee News story on this issue with video's coverage -http://www.care2.com/news/member/576059368/900563
As per the proof stated above, it is confirmed that the treatment with the laboratory animals in AIIMS animal house is not up to the mark / animals are being ill treated over there.
As per the guidelines issued by the CPCSEA -
-http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/so1818(e).htm
-http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/so1817(e).htm
-http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/awbi42(e).htm
-http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/awbi11.html
-http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/awbi10.html
-http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/awbi04.html
So the further experimentation on the animals in AIIMS may be discontinued due to disobedience / violations of the set procedures. Hence you are requested to direct the concerned SHO to lodge an FIR against Director / in charge of the animal house for violation of the section 3, 11, 17 chapter 4 of the P.C.A Act, 1960 -http://www.envfor.nic.in/legis/awbi/awbi01.html
Regards,
Sincerely,
Naresh Kadyan,
OIPA -http://www.oipa.org
Representative for INDIA,
C-38, Rose Apartment, Prashant Vihar, Rohini,
DELHI - 110085
-http://www.oipa.org/oipa/news/oipaindia.html
-http://www.oipa.org/oipaindia.html
-http://www.pfaharyana.in
-http://nareshkadyan.blogspot.com/
Mobile - +91-9813010595
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Naresh K (1180)
Saturday October 11, 2008, 4:42 am
To

The Director,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences – AIIMS,
New Delhi.

Subject:- Information under RTI Act, 2005.

Sir,
It is submitted that OIPA – www.oipa.org is a International organization duly recognized by the UN Department of public information & undersigned represent OIPA in India.
It is observed that IAEC constituted under the AIIMS administration failed to minimize the sufferings of laboratory animals kept in the animal house, hence I would request you to please give me information under RTI Act, 2005 :-
1. That how many animals are kept in the animal house at present species wise, Please give me the information along with the copy of the report submitted by the team constituted by the central Govt. to inspect the animal facilities & functions ?
2. That if there any animals protected under the Wild Life Act, 1972 like monkey & you kept for experimentation then necessary permission from the wildlife department / CZA be obtained or not, further are these animals are used for breeding purpose, if yes then under which authority, please reply with no’s & where are the parents monkeys ?
3. How many animals are rehabilitated after completion of experiments, please give me the no’s species wise & where they were rehabilitated?
4. How many persons deputed to look after animals kept in animal house, please give me information about their duties / designation & pay scales?
5. Which kinds of experiments conducted on the animals since beginning of the animal experimentation by the AIIMS, please reply along with the results & where are the animals at present used for the said experimentations?
6. Do you have all directions of the CPCSEA & notifications of the Govt. related to the subject, please give me the references of the same & action taken report for strict compliance & Is there any planning for replacement of experiments on animals adopting alternate methods of experimentations?
7. Please clarify the needs of experimentation on each animals & which kinds of problems / injuries / stress faced by these animals during their use & which kinds of steps / measures adopted by the AIIMS to minimize the animal sufferings, how many animals are surplus / required their rehabilitation at present & what you are going to do for the same ?
The necessary fee postal orders required under the said act enclosed herewith.
Sincerely,
Naresh Kadyan,
Representative of OIPA in India,
C-38, Rose Apartment, Sector – 14,
Prashant Vihar, ROHINI – DELHI – 110085

Cc for information & n/action to the Union Health Minister / Secretary to the Ministry of Health / Environment & Forest
 

Naresh K (1180)
Saturday October 11, 2008, 5:35 am


ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-29

*************

No.F.35-17/2005-Estt.I Dated 12/12/2005

MEMORANDUM



Subject:- Implementation of “Right to Information Act, 2005” at the AIIMS, New Delhi.

*************



In continuation of the Memorandum of even number dated the 1st August, 2005 and 24th October, 2005 on the subject cited above, it is once again notified for the general information of all concerned that “Right to Information Act, 2005” has been enacted by the Parliament and published in the Official Gazette on 21st June, 2005 which confers the “Right to Information” on India citizens to secure access to information under the control Public authorities in order to promote transparency and accountability in the working of every public Authority.



Definitions under the Act are as under:-



Ø Section 2 (f) - “Information” means :-



“any material in any form including records, documents, memos, e-mails, opinions, advices, press releases, circulars, orders, logbooks, contracts, reports, papers, samples, models, data material held in any electronic form and information relating to any private body which can be accessed by a public authority under any other law for the time being in force.”



Ø Section 2 (i) - “Records” means:-



(a) any document, manuscript and file;

(b) any microfilm, microfiche and facsimile copy of a document;

(c) any reproduction of image or images embodied in such microfilm (whether enlarged or not); and

(d) any other material produced by a computer or any other device.



Ø Section 2 (j) - “Right to Information” means:-



(i) inspection of work, documents, records;

(ii) taking notes, extracts or certified copies of documents or records;

(iii) taking certified samples of material;

(iv) obtaining information in the form of diskettes, floppies, tapes, video cassettes or in any other electronic mode or through printouts where such information is stored in a computer or in any other device.



Ø Section 6 (l) - “FEE”:-



A request for obtaining information under sub-section (1) of section 6 shall be accompanied by an application fee of rupees ten by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Director of the AIIMS..



For providing the information under sub-section (1) of Section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Director of the AIIMS at the following rates:-



(a) rupees two for each page (in A-4 or A-3 size paper) created or copied;

(b) actual charge or cost price of a copy in larger size paper;

(c) actual cost or price for samples or models; and

(d) for inspection of records, no fee for the first hour; and a fee of rupees five for each fifteen minutes (or fraction thereof) thereafter.



For providing the information under sub-section (5) of section 7, the fee shall be charged by way of cash against proper receipt or by demand draft or bankers cheque payable to the Director of the AIIMS at the following rates:-



(a) for information provided in diskette or floppy rupees fifty per diskette or floppy; and

(b) for information provided in printed form at the price fixed for such publication or rupees two per page of photocopy for extracts from the publication.



3.In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the RTI Act, 2005, the Director, AIIMS is pleased to designate the following officers of the Institute, as under:-



I) APPELLATE AUTHORITY



Dr. K.K. Deepak,
Professor of Physiology & Professor In-charge (Exams.),
R.No. 2007, 2nd Floor, P.C. Block
AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-29

Telephone No- 26593202



The Appellate Authority is supposed to consider the appeal when the request for seeking information has been rejected by the Central Public Information Officer.



II) CENTRAL PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER



Mr. Shailesh Kumar Yadav

Deputy Director (Admn.)

Director’s Wing

Ground Floor, P.C. Block,

AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-29

Contact No. 26594804, 26588777





The Central Public Information Officer shall be responsible to deal with the applications received in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi or any other official language accompanied by the prescribed fee, for providing information and shall provide such information or reject the application within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the request. In case a request for providing information is rejected by the Public Information Officer, the latter will communicate so to the requester and will also communicate him the particulars of the Appellate Authority in this regard.



III) CENTRAL ASSTT. PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER



Shri Attar Singh,

Chief Administrative Officer

Room No.15, 1st Floor, Administrative Block,

AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Dehi-29



Contact No. 26594802, 26588391



He is supposed to receive the applications for information or Appeals under this Act for forwarding the same forthwith to the Central Public Information Officer
or the Appellate Authority, as the case may be.



4.In view of above, any person, be it employee of the Institute or general public, who desires to obtain any information under the Right to Information Act, shall make a request in writing or through electronic means in English or Hindi or in the official language, accompanying prescribed fee, to the Central Assistant Public Information Officer specifying the particulars of the information sought and intimate his/her personal details that may be necessary for contacting him/her or communicating the desired information.



5. The Dean (Academic/Exam.), the Medical Superintendent, all Chiefs of Centres/ Heads of the Departments/Units and all Branch Officers are, therefore, requested to give wide publicity of the “Right to Information Act, 2005.”



Sd/-





ADMN. OFFICER (LEGAL)




 

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 12, 2008, 8:26 pm
I congratulate Naresh Kadyan for this action but question mark on the Delhi Police & Wild Life Department along with the Animal Welfare Board of India working. You see the legal terms of the offenses committed under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, which is non-cognizable except three sub-sections of 11 & 12, where as the punishment is fifty rupees in first offense - in second offense fine or three months imprisonment / both. COGNIZABLE means that local Police can not arrest any accused with out court arrest warrant, no doubt Delhi Police made out DP Act, 1978 but the legality of offenses is the same, NO FIR only KALENDRA. There is a SPCA here in Delhi with zero % activities. As per section 96-97 of the Cattle Transport Rules, 1978 amended in 2001 under section 38 of the PCA Act, 1960 - the permit from the Chairman, AWBI is compulsory before animal transportation, where as offenses under section 38 are the NON-COGNIZABLE in legal terms then what is the use of the animal related laws here in India, so we demands the review / amendments in the existed laws for animals along with the rules for ANIMAL BREEDERS / PET SHOPS / FISH AQUARIUMS with out any further delay, if central or state Govt. are serious about animal rights & their welfare, I rate the integrity of both Govt.'s doubtful while dealing the subject.
 

Kathy Chadwell (354)
Tuesday October 14, 2008, 1:00 am
You have a standing novation from me Naresh:)
Thank you for all you do for the animals.
 
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