Chief Information Commissioner R K Mathur has taken away the charge of Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) from Information Commissioner M S Acharyulu, following the latter issuing an order allowing an inspection of Delhi University 1978 BA degree records was made public. The Prime Minister is said to have passed out his BA exam that year.
According to an order issued Tuesday evening, all complaints and appeals related to HRD Ministry will now be looked into by another Information Commissioner Manjula Parashar.
It is the CIC’s prerogative to assign any subject to any commissioner. The latest order comes days after another order on December 29 on the allocation of work in which Acharyulu had retained the HRD Ministry.
On December 21, Acharyulu had ordered the inspection of DU degree records of 1978, the year in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to the university, had got his degree.