Central Information Commission: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Provisions of RTI Act to be enforced in Jammu and Kashmir

The RTI (Right To Information) act to be enforced soon after passing of notification in the current session. The provisions will be applied as same as other Union Territories. This was announced by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and ..

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman raises red flags over MPLADS

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman who is the ex-officio Chairman of the Committee on MPLADS (MP Local Area Development Scheme) has red-flagged the problems plaguing the MPLADS with Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI). Findings of the Deputy Chairman The deputy chairman has cited observations from several CAG reports, findings of the Programme Evaluation Organisation ..

Sudhir Bhargava newly appointed Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)

Sudhir Bhargava, a former Secretary to the Ministry of Social Justice, has taken charge as new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on January 1. Beside him, President Ram Nath Kovind has also appointed four new members as Information Commissioners – ex-IFS officer Yashwardhan Kumar Sinha, former IRS officer Vanaja N Sarna, former IAS Neeraj Kumar Gupta ..

Information Commissions: Key Facts

RTI Act 2005 provides for establishment of Central and State information commissioner as a designated authority to receive and inquire into a complaint from any person. Central Information Commission CIC is responsible for the implementation of RTI at centre level. It consists of one Chief Information Commissioner and maximum 10 numbers of Central Information Commissioners, ..