Information Commissioner: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Bimal Julka appointed as CIC of India

Information Commissioner Bimal Julka has been recently appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Bimal Julka as the CIC at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The previous Chief Sudhir Bhargava retired on January 11 and since then the Chief Information Commission was functioning without head. ..

Right to Information (Amendment) Bill

The Lok Sabha passed the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill on July 22. It was introduced by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Mr. Jitendra Singh, in the Lok Sabha on July 19, 2019. What is the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill? Right to Information (Amendment) Bill seeks to amend the ..

Right to Information (Amendment) Bill 2019

The government has introduced the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha. Features of the Bill The bill seeks to overhaul the terms and conditions of service of the CIC and Information Commissioners at the centre and in states. The RTI act 2005 provided that the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information ..

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, ..