Under the Right to Information Act, 2005, State Government constituted the
Andhra Pradesh Information Commission. The Commission commenced functioning from 15-11-2005 in
erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and included in the Tenth Schedule of the A.P. State Reorganisation Act, 2014 to
serve both the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
The Commission as a Quasi Judicial body deals with the Complaints and Second Appeals filed against Public Information Officers and Appellate Authorities respectively.
Sri M. Ratan, IPS (Retd.,) State Information Commissioner and also State Chief Information Commissioner (FAC) has demitted office on 22-04-2017 (AN) on attaining the age of 65 years.
Now the Commission is functioning with Sri P. Vijaya Babu, State Information Commissioner.