Statutory Body

Central Information Commission (CIC)

  CIC was established in 2005 by Central Government under provisions of Right to Information (RTI) Act (2005). The Chief Information Commissioner heads the Central Information Commission. The general superintendence, direction and management of affairs of Commission are vested in Chief Information Commissioner who is assisted by Information Commissioners. CIC hears appeals from information-seekers who …

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Zonal Councils

What are Zonal Councils? Zonal councils have been established by the Parliament to promote interstate cooperation and coordination. They are statutory bodies established under the States Reorganisation Act 1956 and not constitutional bodies. They are only deliberative and advisory bodies   How many Zonal Councils are there? There are 5 five Zonal councils namely: The Northern Zonal Council, comprising the …

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