Who is the present Chief Information Commissioner of Rajasthan?
DEVENDRA BHUSHAN GUPTA
Who is the commissioner of Rajasthan?
D B Gupta appointed as new chief information commissioner of Rajasthan.
What is the term of office of Chief Information Commissioner?
Section 13(2) of the RTI Act 2005 provides that the Information Commissioner shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office and shall not be eligible for reappointment as such Information Commissioners provided.
the President of India
How do you become an information commissioner?
What is the eligibility criteria and what is the process of appointment of CIC/IC? 1. Candidates for CIC/IC must be persons of eminence in public life with wide knowledge and experience in law, science and technology, social service, management, journalism, mass media or administration and governance.
How many information commissioners are there?
It is constituted by the State Government. It has one State Chief Information Commissioner (SCIC) and not more than 10 State Information Commissioners (SIC) to be appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of the Appointments Committee headed by the Chief Minister.
How many members are there in State Information Commission?
It has chief information commissioner and up to 10 information commissioners. All are appointed by the governor on recommendation of chief minister, cabinet minister nominated by him and leader of opposition in legislative assembly.
What are the powers of Information Commission?
18. Powers and functions of Information Commissions
- summoning and enforcing the attendance of persons and compel them to give oral or written evidence on oath and to produce the documents or things;
- requiring the discovery and inspection of documents;
- receiving evidence on affidavit;
What is the punishment for non production of information?
the Information Commission can impose a penalty of Rs 250 per day. The total penalty cannot exceed Rs 25,000. Section 20(1) of the Central Act states that “Public Information Officers” can be penalised, but when read with s.
Who appoints the public information officer?
Every public authority shall for the purposes of this Act, appoint one or more officers as Public Information Officers. Every Public Information Officer shall deal with requests for information and shall render reasonable assistance to any person seeking such information.
Which information can be denied under RTI?
Grounds of Rejection of RTI There are only three possible grounds on which information can be denied: The organisation is not a Public authority – eg. a Cooperative Society, or a Private corporate or Institution, not substantially financed or controlled by the Government.
Can we use RTI for private company?
The RTI Act is not applicable on Private Companies. However, it is specifically mentioned in the Act that the information of private companies can be sought from its regulator if any.
What is the fee for filing appeal under RTI?
For making an appeal to the first Appellate Authority, the applicant has to click at “Submit First Appeal” and fill up the page that will appear. The registration number of original application has to be used for reference. As per RTI Act, no fee has to be paid for first appeal.
Who is exempted from paying RTI fee?
Most of the State Governments too have prescribed the RTI fee of Rs. 10 for filing of RTI applications. Applicants who are below the poverty line are exempt from payment from RTI fee on production of the BPL certificate.
What if RTI first appeal is not answered?
Complaint can be filed immediately if CPIO of Public Authority refuses to accept RTI Application as per RTI Act 2005. After receipt of reply from First Appellate Authority or forty-five days after filing of First appeal, if the Complainant had chosen to file first appeal and no reply had been received.
What is the first appeal after RTI?
The Second Appeal can be filed after forty –five days after filing of First appeal or immediately after First Appellate Authority decision.
How many RTI can be filed in a year?
This, despite the Karnataka Information Commission making it clear on January 1, 2019, that it has not given any order or expressed opinion that a person can seek information from one government department or institute only through three applications in a year under the Right to Information (RTI) Act of 2005.