The search committee headed by Cabinet Secretary for the selection of the Chief Information Commissioner and Information Commissioners for the Central Information Commission is likely to meet on Friday.
Government should do away with the need for vigilance clearance for secretaries who are appointed to statutory and constitutional posts within six months of their retirement, the Prime Minister`s Office had been told by a former incumbent in the post of the Chief Information Commissioner.
Expressing concern over around
2,000 RTI applications pending with various government
departments here, Uttar Pradesh Chief Information Commissioner
has set a deadline of November 30 to dispose of all the cases.