Summary of exclusive news ©yaishwaryaj: Dr. Anathbandhu Patra – Deputy registrar & Public Information Officer of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has formally replied on a RTI poser by Lucknow based 14 year old RTI Girl Aishwarya Parashar and besides revealing Magsaysay awardee Delhi Chief Minister Arvind ( Kumar ) Kejriwal’s Joint Entrance Examination All India Rank, has also disclosed Kejriwal’s semester-wise passing SGPA of 8 semester B.Tech (H) Mechanical Engineering course of I.I.T. Kharagpur.
Lucknow/09 July 2016/ Written by Urvashi Sharma ©yaishwaryaj
Aishwarya Parashar, popularly known in India as RTI girl had, on last 12th May shot-off a 10 point RTI plea to PIO of Chief Minister Office of Government of NCT of Delhi. Through her RTI, Aishwarya sought information on various aspects, ranging from 10th level to Higher level of educational qualifications of Kejriwal. Bhupendra Kumar PIO of Chief Minister Office of Government of Delhi had. On last 03rd June informed Aishwarya that office of Delhi Chief Minister has no information on any of the educational qualifications of its CM and transferred all 10 points of Aishwarya’s RTI plea to deputy registrar & CPIO of Indian Institute of technology Kharagpur Under section 6(3) of RTI act 2005. “Since the information sought by the applicant also pertain to or may be held by your office, the RTI application is being transferred u/s 6(3) of RTI act,2005 for providing the requisite information, directly to the applicant.” read the letter of PIO of CM office sent to this RTI girl. Bhupendra Kumar’s letter also reads “ The information / document sought against points 1 to 10 is not available on record in this office.”
On this RTI poser by Lucknow based 14 year old RTI Girl Aishwarya Parashar, Now Dr. Anathbandhu Patra – Deputy registrar & Public Information Officer of Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has informed that Magsaysay awardee Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had cracked Joint Entrance Examination with All India Rank of 563 and passed B.Tech (H) in Mechanical Engineering with CGPA of 8.42 in a 8 semester course of I.I.T. Kharagpur.
“As per available record Mr. Arvind Kumar Kejriwal, Roll no. 8526118, was admitted in B.Tech (H) degree in Mechanical Engineering through IIT-JEE. All India Rank (AIR) cards of all admitted candidates for such older session ( 1985-89) including Mr. arvind Kumar Kejriwal are not traceable. However, after in depth search from Admission Register it is found that All India Rank ( AIR ) of Mr. Arvind Kumar Kejriwal is :563. Mr. Arvind Kumar Kejriwal was awarded B.Tech ( H ) degree in Mechanical Engineering.” Reads this letter of Dr. Anathbandhu Patra.
The letter also reads “The rest of information as sought for is not held by the institute, Also not traceable.”
As per RTI reply, Kejriwal attained SGPA of 7.92,7.76,8.17,8.43,8.32,9.39,9.00 & 8.46 in 8 semesters of this course and passed B. Tech with CGPA of 8.42.
14 year old Aishwarya told this correspondent that the information is still incomplete as she has not been given info on many points of her RTI plea and so she will soon raise objections and file a first appeal in the office of IIT Kharagpur.
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