Applications invited for Chief Information Commission appointments


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The Centre has invited applications for Chief Information Commissioner and three Information Commissioners in CIC.

The term of Chief Information Commissioner Vijai Sharma ends in December. There is a vacancy of three Information Commissioners (ICs) as well against the sanctioned strength of ten.

“There has been a convention of appointing senior-most Information Commissioner in the CIC as its chief. However, government has been seeking nominations of the eligible candidates for the top post in the transparency watchdog to give level-playing field to all,” a DoPT official says.

The applications have to be sent by October 12, 2015

The Chief Information Commissioner and ICs shall hold the office for a term of five years or till attaining the age of 65 years, whichever earlier.


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