Information Commission bench will be established in Jodhpur
- 31 Mar 2023
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On 30 March 2023, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot approved the setting up of an Information Commission bench in Jodhpur for the effective implementation of the Right to Information (RTI).
- Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has also approved 12 new posts and necessary financial provisions for the operation of the office. Of these new posts, one post is that of the Information Commissioner, whose appointment will be done as per the rules.
- Apart from this, one post for each Personal Assistant, Reader, Information Assistant, 2 posts of Senior Assistant and 3-3 posts of Junior Assistant and Class IV employee have been included.
- Rs 20 lakh has also been sanctioned for necessary resources etc. for the Bench of the Information Commission.
- It is notable that the Chief Minister had announced the establishment of the bench in the budget for the year 2023-24.