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Present Incumbents

1.Shri Thounaojam Ibobi Singh IFS (Retd) State Chief Information Commissioner  

 

      How is the State Information Commission constituted..

HOW IS THE STATE INFORMATION COMMISSION CONSTITUTED?
    
Every State Government shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute a body to be known as the......... (name of the State) Information Commission to exercise the powers conferred on, and to perform the functions assigned to it under this Act. The State Information Commission shall consist of—
(a) the State Chief Information Commissioner, and
(b) such number of State Information Commissioners, not exceeding ten, as may be deemed necessary.

The State Chief Information Commissioner and the State Information Commissioners shall be appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of a committee consisting of—
(i)the Chief Minister, who shall be the Chairperson of the committee;
(ii)the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly; and
(iii)a Cabinet Minister to be nominated by the Chief Minister
Explanation.—For the purposes of removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that where the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly has not been recognised as such, the Leader of the single largest group in opposition of the Government in the Legislative Assembly shall be deemed to be the Leader of Opposition.

 The general superintendence, direction and management of the affairs of the State Information Commission shall vest in the State Chief Information Commissioner who shall be assisted by the State Information Commissioners and may exercise all such powers and do all such acts and things which may be exercised or done by the State Information Commission autonomously without being subjected to directions by any other authority under this Act.
       The State Chief Information Commissioner and the State Information Commissioners shall be persons of eminence in public life with wide knowledge.                                                
       TThe State Chief Information Commissioner or a State Information Commissioner shall before he enters upon his office make and subscribe before the Governor or some other person appointed by him in that behalf, an oath or affirmation according to the form set out for the purpose in the First Schedule..
 
   The State Chief Information Commissioner or a State Information Commissioner may, at any time, by writing under his hand addressed to the Governor, resign from his office:
Provided that the State Chief Information Commissioner or a State Information Commissioner may be removed in the manner specified under section 17.

The salaries and allowances payable to and other terms and conditions of service of-

(a) the State Chief Information Commissioner shall be the same as that of an Election Commissioner;
(b) the State Information Commissioner shall be the same as that of the Chief Secretary to the State Government:
Provided that if the State Chief Information Commissioner or a State Information Commissioner, at the time of his appointment is, in receipt of a pension, other than a disability or wound pension, in respect of any previous service under the Government of India or under the Government of a State, his salary in respect of the service as the State Chief Information Commissioner or a State Information Commissioner shall be reduced by the amount of that pension including any portion of pension which was commuted and pension equivalent of other forms of retirement benefits excluding pension equivalent of retirement gratuity:
Provided further that where the State Chief Information Commissioner or a State Information Commissioner if, at the time of his appointment is, in receipt of retirement benefits in respect of any previous service rendered in a Corporation established by or under any Central Act or State Act or a Government company owned or controlled by the Central Government or the State Government, his salary in respect of the service as the State Chief Information Commissioner or the State Information Commissioner shall be reduced by the amount of pension equivalent to the retirement benefits:

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