Voluntary disclosure of information relating to compassionate appointment

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

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/PMO1N/A/20 17/17275 0/MH&FW-BJ (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.

(Pradeep Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India


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