SAC amends J&K RTI Act for filing vacant positions

SAC amends J&K RTI Act for filing vacant positions
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JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Thursday approved enactment of the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

The amendment will facilitate appointment of State Chief Information Commissioner and State Information Commissioners during the Governor’s Rule or Presidents Rule.

Presently, the position of State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and State Information Commissioner (IC) are lying vacant in the three-member Commission. The Commission has been facing difficulties in absence of the requisite strength, an official handout said.