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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 ..

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13th Convention of Central Information Commission held in New Delhi

The 13th Convention of Central Information Commission was held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind. It was attended by Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commissioners, State Information Commissioners, former information Commissioners, Central Public information officer, NGOs and other stake holders. Central Information Commission (CIC) CIC was established in 2005 by Central ..

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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, ..

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CIC recommends government to allow use of ordinary postal stamp as RTI fee instrument

Central Information Commission (CIC) has recommended Central government to allow people seeking information under RTI Act to use postal stamps as application fee. Two Information Commissioners – R K Jain and Raghubir Singh in two separate cases have made a common recommendation to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) for implementing postal stamps as ..

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Ms Sushma Singh will be the next Chief Information Commissioner of India

The senior most Information Commissioner Ms Sushma Singh will be the next Chief Information Commissioner of India (CIC), she will succeed Ms Deepak Sandhu. The decision to appoint Sushma Singh, a former IAS officer, as the next CIC was taken unanimously by a panel consisting of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of the Opposition in the ..

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