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The 13th Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC) was held on 12th October 2018 in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind.
The 13th CIC Convention was attended by Chief Information Commissioner, Information Commissioners, State Information Commissioners, former information Commissioners, Central Public information officer, NGOs, and other stakeholders.
Central Information Commission (CIC) was established in 2005 by the Central Government under the provisions of Right to Information (RTI) Act (2005).
CIC plays a vital role in maintaining transparency in the system of governance essential for healthy democracy. Such kind of transparency check aims to curb corruption, nepotism, oppression, and misuse or abuse of the authority.
CIS is designated statutory authority to receive and inquire into a complaint from any person.
CIC submits an annual report to Union government on the implementation of the provisions of RTI Act.
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