DoPT: Appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission.

DoPT: Appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central
Information Commission.

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 26th July, 2018

Subject: Appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central
Information Commission.

Under the Right to Information Act 2005, the Government of India has
constituted the Central Information Commission which is located in New Delhi. The powers
and functions of the Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission are as per
the RTI Act, 2005.
2. It is proposed to appoint Information Commissioners in the Central
Information Commission.
3. The Act provides that the Information Commissioner:
(i) shall be a person 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.
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(ii) shall not be a Member of Parliament or Member of the Legislature of
any State or Union Territory, as the case may be, or hold any other office of profit or
connected with any  political party or carrying on any business or pursuing any profession. It
is clarified that cessation/termination of holding of office of profit, pursuing any
profession or carrying any business is a condition precedent to the appointment of a person as
Information Commissioner.
4. Persons who have attained the age of 65 years shall not be eligible for
appointment.
5. The salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of the
Information Commissioners shall be as may be specified at the time of appointment of
the selected  candidate/s.
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6. Persons fulfilling the criteria and interested for appointment to the
post of Information Commissioner may send their particulars in the enclosed proforma, by post,
to Under Secretary (RTI), Department of Personnel and Training, North Block, New Delhi or
through e-mail to usrti-dopt@nic.in so as to reach between 1St August, 2018 and 31St August, 2018.
Persons who are serving under the State/Central Government or any other Organization,
should send their particulars through proper channel (administrative
Ministry/Department/State/UTs).
(Varsha Sinha)
Director (IR)
Tel: 23092755

Proforma for sending particulars for consideration for the post of
Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission

Please affix the latest passport size photograph
1. Name :
2. Date of Birth :
3. Present Address :
4. Contact No. :
a) Telephone (along with STD code) :
b) Mobile :
c) Fax :
5. E-mail Address :
6. Educational Qualification :
7. Area of Eminence :
8. Present Occupation :
9. Achievements/Work Experience (As per Annexure) :
Date:

Place:
Signature:

Name:
Annexure

Details of Achievements/Work Experience in respect of candidates applying
for the post of Information Commissioner

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Sr.
No.
Post
Organisation
Period
Details of achievements/experience (in brief)
From To

1

2

3

4

5

   Source: DoP&T
[http://documents.doptcirculars.nic.in/D2/D02rti/EnglishAdvq3uZY.PDF]

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