The State Information Commission of Uttar Pradesh, which came into being on 14-09-2005 is on the forefront to achieve the goals enshrined in the Right to Information Act, 2005 to mould an informed citizenry, to promote transparency of information held by or under the control of the public authorities, contain corruption, and to hold governments and its instrumentalities accountable to the governed. Uttar Pradesh State Information Commission has been constituted in accordance with the provisions of section 15 of the Act by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh. The Commission consists of one State Chief Information Commissioner (SCIC) and not more than ten State Information Commissioners (SICs) who are appointed by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh on the recommendation of a selection committee headed by the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
The commission Secures every citizen’s Right to Information by giving full effect to the provisions of the RTI Act. Ensure fair and time- bound disposal of Appeals and Complaints filed before the Commission. The commission facilitates suo moto disclosure of most information as per Section 4 and updation of the same routinely by public authorities. It ensures that daily affairs and interaction with stakeholders are conducted in a fair, reasonable and courteous manner and requisite assistance is provided, where required.
Please visit http://upic.gov.in/ for more information about the Uttar Pradesh Information Commission.