The Central Information Commission (CIC) brought the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) under the RTI (Right to Information) Act.
The commission, which is the top appellate body in RTI matters, went through the laws and orders of the Supreme Court, the Law Commission of India report, submissions of the Central Public Information Officer in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to come to a conclusion that the characteristics of the BCCI fulfil the required conditions of Section 2(h) of the RTI Act.
Source- India Today
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NIACL Exam 2018-
- BCCI President: Vinod Rai, Headquarters in: Mumbai.
- Prof. Madabhushanam Sridhar Acharyulu is the Information Commissioner of Central Information Commission.