Statement of the board, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice and as to whether meetings of hose board, councils, committees and other bodies are open to public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public
details in respect of Boards, Committees and the minutes cannot be
disclosed to the common people in the larger interest of the public and
the Corporation. The Board /
Committees deal with the highly proprietary / scientific information which
is explicitly confidential in nature.
This aspect is in the light of para 4(1)(b)(viii), Chapter II of
the Act regarding exemption from disclosure of the information, which
promises for not discharging information, which is sensitive to market
intelligence and security.
exemption from disclosure of information in the RTI Act (para 4(1)(b)(viii),
Chapter II) and in view of the S&T interests involved in all the
programmes of NRDC following exemption from disclosure of information were
recommended by the Competent
Authority in general for all the programmes of NRDC.
Information regarding third party including copy of application and
its enclosures submitted under various programmes of NRDC shall not be
Composition and minutes of the Evaluation, Advisory, Board
meetings, PA &FA Committee meetings and any other committees
constituted under various
c) Any information such as Intellectual Property Right (IPR) research work, market intelligence data of any institution/organization/third party shall not be provided.
d) Any information which comes under the purview of exemption envisaged under the RTI Act shall not be given.