In response to an application filed by Facilitator at RTI Support Centre of the freedom1 Forum, Sanjib Ghimire, by seeking information about public parking, revenue collection with parking and others, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolis provided very little information.

Reasoning the incomplete information by the Sub-metropolis, Mr Ghimire, on September 26, 2012, appealed in the Sub-Metropolis for complete information and also demanded the National Information Commission to take action on Sub-metropolis as per the sub clause 1, 2, 3, and 5 of Clause 32 under the RTI Act 2007.

In the beginning, Mr Ghimire had sought the following information in line with the Clause 3 of RTI Act 2007 on July 19, 2012:

a) Is there any rule, decision, directive or policy about parking in any public places or road side? If any, provide copy.

b) Which public places and roads in the Sub-metropolis have been separated the place to impose parking fee (tax). Provide complete details including area of the places.

c) Among the parking areas, which company or individual is assigned to collect parking fee? Provide information about them, area of the parking places and any agreements or contract made in this regard.

d)  How much tax did Sub Metropolis raise from parking years during the fiscal years of 2008/09, 2009/010, 2010/011? Provide information of separate incomes from the parking areas.

e) Provide separate annual reports/data about what sorts of vehicles were parked and in which places during the fiscal years 2008/09, 2009/010, 2010/011.

The registration no. of the application filed addressing information officer in the Sub Metropolis is 431.