Voluntary disclosure of information relating to compassionate appointment – Dopt
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 20th May, 2019
Subject: Voluntary disclosure of information relating to compassionate appointment by the concerned Ministries/ Departments on their website- regarding.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Hon’ble Central Information Commission’s (CIC) decision dated 25.03.2019 (No. CIC/PMOIN/A/2017/172750/MH&FW-B3 (copy enclosed) according to which information relating to compassionate appointments have to be disclosed suo motu by the concerned Public Authorities on their website. Hon’ble CIC’ s decision interalia states as under:-
“Keeping in view the facts of the case and the submissions made by the Respondents present at the hearing, the Commission directs DoP&T to issue instructions/guidelines to all the Ministries and Departments to exercise due diligence in notifying the compliance of the guidelines of DoP&T in respect of compassionate appointments made by all the concerned organizations/departments covered by its circular…”.
2. All Ministries/Departments – of the Govt. of India are requested to take necessary action for compliance of the directions of CIC.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel. No. 23040339