Oct. 26, 2019

The Ministry of Personnel notified the Right to Information (Term of Office, Salaries, Allowances and Other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commissioners and State Information Commissioners) Rules, 2019.


  • The rules have reduced the tenure of Information Commissioners from five years to three.

  • It give the government the discretion to decide on “conditions of service” for which no express provisions are made in the rules.

  • The Chief Information Commissioner’s salary has been fixed at ₹2.5 lakh and an Information Commissioner’s at ₹2.25 lakh.

Source : The Hindu