Website of Lokpal inaugurated

Website of Lokpal inaugurated
Question: Who inaugurated the website of Lokpal recently?
(a) Venkaiah Naidu
(b) Ram Nath Kovind
(c) Pinaki Chandra Ghosh
(d) Narendra Modi
Answer: (c)
Related facts:
  • The Website of the Lokpal was inaugurated by the Chairperson, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh in presence of all the Members of Lokpal on 16th May, 2019. 
  • The Website has been developed by NIC and provides the basic information with respect to the working and functioning of the Lokpal.
  • The Website can be accessed at http://lokpal.gov.in.
  • The Lokpal is the first institution of its kind in independent India, established under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 to inquire and investigate into allegations of the corruption against public functionaries who fall within the scope and ambit of the above Act.
  • The Government appointed Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh, as the first Chairperson of the Lokpal who was administered the oath on 23rd March, 2019, by the President of India. The Government has also appointed four Judicial and four non-Judicial Members. 
  • The office of Lokpal is temporary functioning from the Hotel Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. 

Links:

http://www.pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1572089

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