Internship Opportunity at Office of State Information Commissioner, M.P.
About the Office:
Shri Rahul Singh is an Information Commissioner in the Madhya Pradesh State Information Commission, a statutory body constituted under the Right to Information Act, 2005 (RTI Act, 2005) entrusted with the power to receive and inquire into the appeals & complaints filed under the RTI Act.
Office of Rahul Singh, State Information Commissioner, MPSIC has entered into MoU with Zenith Society for Socio-Legal Empowerment to design strategies for improving the system in transparency and accountability in the system under the guidance of Shri Rahul Singh. He has given many landmark orders to promote transparency regime, started RTI Helpline Number for citizens, and started online hearing of cases on WhatsApp and regular call to make it accessible to citizens in remote areas.
Zenith Society for Socio-Legal Empowerment is a youth-led organisation working on grassroot legal empowerment and providing quality & affordable legal services to members of Adivasi, Dalit, and marginalised communities. Zenith invests in building spaces for making legal resources accessible for law students, lawyers, civil society organisations and institutions.
Areas of Work:
The interns shall be given exposure to various subjects dealing with RTI, Indian Constitution, Public Records Act, Official Secrets Act, and related laws, and would be expected to carry out research to support the adjudicatory process, communicate with Appellants & Officers, prepare case briefs, and supplement the process of live and online hearings of his Court.
About the Internship:
Applications are now open for an offline internship opportunity for Law or Humanities students for the months of July & August, at the Office of State Information Commissioner, MP.
The Office of Rahul Singh in collaboration with Zenith Society for Socio-Legal Empowerment is opening applications for physical internship at M.P State Information Commission, Suchna Bhawan, 35-B Arera Hill, Bhopal-462011, Madhya Pradesh, India.
This opportunity will provide a clinical experience to students on various aspects of 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.
June 5, 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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Contact Number: 0755-2460011 / +91-83193 02356
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