Insurance advt without disclaimer abuse public money

An insurance advetisement in India cannot be issued without mandatory disclaimer that "insurance is the subject matter of solicitation"

One such advetisement was issued on behalf of No.1 GIPSA company,


RTI dated 3.04.2013 was filed in wider public interests.


RTI application :abuse of public money Inbox
rev ribhav2 Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 8:24 AM

Revribhav <> Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 9:34 AM

The Advertising Standards Council of India

Alan Collaco - Secretary General
219, Bombay Market,
78 Tardeo Road,
Mumbai 400 034
Tel: (022) 23521066/23516863
Toll Free Number : 1-800-22-2724
Fax: 23516863

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Attached File : 942962767 set rti 3.4.13 vitt.pdf downloaded 38 times

The CPIO  has replied with copy to ministry of finance that the  applicant's RTI  (who incidentally,keeps the highest insurance qualifications) is based on what he calls "frivolous assumptions"


Though the CPIO admittedly, enjoys travel by flight (on public money) as reflected in his attached reply,instead of saving precious time and public money by attending  hearing of CIC through stipulated mode of  video conference.

Attached File : 942964574 insurance advt without disclaimer reply.pdf downloaded 33 times

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