Disclosure of personal information under the RTI Act, 2005.

DOPT vide its order dated 14/08/2013 it is clarified the disclosure of the personal information in view of the Supreme court order. As per the order ""The performance of an employee/Officer in an organisation is primarily a matter between the employee and the employer and normally those aspects are governed by the service rules which fall under the expression 'personal information', the disclosure of which has no relationship to any public activity or public interest. On the other hand, the disclosure of which could cause unwarranted invasion of the privacy of that individual.". The Supreme Court further held that such information could be disclosed only if it would serve a larger public interest.

To view DoPT OM No.11/2/2013-IR (Pt.) dated 14-8-2013 please Click Here.

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