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Who missed out becoming Chief Information Commissioner, IC

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NEW DELHI: Vijai Sharma was chosen as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) earlier this month ahead of two other strong contenders who had also made it to the short-list - former Union Coal secretary Sanjay Kumar Shrivastava and former LIC Chairman Dinesh Kumar Mehrotra.


An RTI reply to activist Lokesh Batra by the government shows that these three names were put up before the selection committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha M ..


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RTI reply reveals people who missed out on becoming Chief Information Commissioner - The Economic Times

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What can be the reason for excluding the inputs furnished by the IB and CBI regarding Gupta, a 1974-batch retired IAS officer, from the RTI reply by the government?

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New Delhi: Former UP Chief Secretary Atul Kumar Gupta was removed from list of candidates shortlisted for the post of Chief Information Commissioner by the Search Committee after receiving vigilance and intelligence reports.

File notings received under the Right to Information Act show Government had only considered retired and serving bureaucrats to fill the positions at the Central Information Commission even as it was envisaged to have people from varied background to join the transparency panel.

Read more at: Former UP Secretary was not selected as CIC after vigilance reports | Zee News

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