Published On: Wed, Aug 2nd, 2017

Chief Justice of India, Governor’s office not under RTI Act: Govt

Union Minister Jitendra Singh today said the practice of submitting digital life certificates for continuation of pensions will soon be done away with.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh

New Delhi: The office of the Chief Justice of India and governor are not covered under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the government said Wednesday.

The Act empowers a citizen to seek time bound response on governance-related query from a public authority or a government department.

“The office of Chief Justice of India and Governor are not recorded as public authority on the records of Central Information Commission,” minister of state for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

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