Published On: Wed, Mar 28th, 2018

Four posts of information commissioners vacant in CIC: Govt

New Delhi: Four posts of information commissioners are lying vacant in transparency watchdog Central Information Commission (CIC), the government said today.

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh

As per the Right to Information Act, the Commission is to have a chief information commissioner and not more than ten information commissioners.

“Presently the chief information commissioner and six information commissioners are posted in the CIC,” Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

The ICs are selected after inviting applications through open advertisement and following the due process and with the approval of competent authority.

PTI

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