Applications are welcomed for an on-site internship opportunity at the Office of Rahul Singh, Information Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh State Information Commission, Bhopal, for the months of April, May, and June 2023.
About the Office
Shri Rahul Singh is an Information Commissioner of the Madhya Pradesh State Information Commission, a statutory body established under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act, 2005) with the authority to receive and investigate RTI Act appeals and complaints.
The Office of Rahul Singh, State Information Commissioner, MPSIC, has signed an agreement with Zenith Society for Socio-Legal Empowerment to develop methods for strengthening system openness and accountability under the supervision of Shri Rahul Singh. He has issued many historic directives to enhance openness, such as establishing an RTI Helpline Line for residents and initiating online hearings of cases via WhatsApp and regular phone calls to make it available to individuals in rural places.
Zenith Society for Socio-Legal Empowerment is a youth-led organization that works on grassroots legal empowerment and provides high-quality, low-cost legal services to Adivasi, Dalit, and marginalized groups. Zenith invests in creating locations where law students, attorneys, civil society organizations, and institutions may access legal information.
Areas of Work
Interns will be exposed to a variety of subjects dealing with RTI, the Indian Constitution, the Public Records Act, the Official Secrets Act, and related laws, and will be expected to conduct research to support the adjudicatory process, communicate with Appellants and Officers, prepare case briefs, and supplement the process of his Court’s live and online hearings.
About the Internship
Applications are currently being accepted for an offline internship position at the Office of the State Information Commissioner, MP, for the months of February and March.
The Office of Rahul Singh, in partnership with the Zenith Society for Socio-Legal Empowerment, is accepting applications for physical internships in the M.P State Information Commission, Suchna Bhawan, 35-B Arera Hill, Bhopal-462011, Madhya Pradesh, India.
This opportunity will give students with clinical exposure in several parts of the RTI regime.
- Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the field of law or humanities are encouraged to apply
- Students are required to be well-versed in Hindi as well as English.
- Students should possess proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel) and Google (Docs, Sheets)
- Students should display resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm and be detail-oriented
All internships are voluntary and unpaid.
Duration of Internship
All internships are offered for at least 4 weeks and may be extended by the Office of the Information Commissioner.
How to Apply?
- Applications submitted more than two months in advance shall not be considered.
- Interested candidates shall submit their applications through the Google form provided at the end of the post.
March 21, 2023
A certificate of successful completion shall be issued by the officer to the concerned intern upon fulfilling all the tasks assigned to him/her. Interns not completing the internship for the requisite period will not be issued any certificate.
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