Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Central Government is fully committed to implement the Right to Information (RTI) Act

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Implementation of RTI Act

04 MAR 2020

The Central Government is fully committed to implement the Right to Information (RTI) Act in respect of public authorities under it. Each State Government is responsible for implementation of the Right to Information Act in respect of the public authorities in the State concerned.

In respect of the Central Information Commissions, the appointment process has been conducted duly as and when vacancies were required to be filled up and has not been at preliminary stage.

Also check: DoPT - Notification regarding RTI Rules 2019

The Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its Order dated 16.12.2019 in M.A. No. 1979 of 2019 in WP (C) No. 436 of 2018: Ms Anjali Bhardwaj & Others Vs. Union of India and Others pertaining to fill up the vacancies in Central Information Commissions, has inter-alia directed that the Government complete the process of appointment in 3 months.

The process has reached an advanced stage for appointment of the Chief Information Commissioner and one Information Commission in Central Information Commission.

This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

MACP ON PROMOTIONAL HIERARCHY - MACP Supreme Court Order – Heard & Reserved - Order dated 23 Jan 2020



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