Uttar Pradesh Information Commission

  Shri Rajkeshwar Singh
RAJKESHWAR SINGH

State Information Commissioner, U.P.


An active journalist with a career spanning more than twenty-five years, Rajkeshwar Singh was administered oath of office as the State Information Commissioner on 7th January, 2014.

Rajkeshwar Singh has extensively covered Uttar Pradesh, both from the state and from the national capital. He worked at UP State Headquarter Lucknow as state correspondent of “CHAUTHI DUNIYA”, a first complete national weekly Newspaper of India, published from Delhi in 90’s.

During his professional tenure in UP, Rajkeshwar Singh has reported on important political events concerning the state including then Mandal and Ayodhya Movement.

  • He has covered many UP state assembly polls and over half a dozen Lok Sabha elections.
  • He later shifted to Delhi joining Dainik Jagran to cover national politics.
  • He has in Delhi covered Political Praties like Congress, Samajwadi Party, BSP, Rashtriya Lokdal with UP politics and key social sector ministries including Human Resource Development, Social Justice & Empowerment, Minority Affairs; and Women and Child Development.
  • Rajkeshwar Singh has had rich experience of covering parliament proceedings for almost a decade.
  • Rajkeshwar Singh has also worked with the state bureaus of all the top Hindi dailies published in Uttar Pradesh. He has had a stint in both AMAR UJALA and HINDUSTAN covering all the important news centers of the state including Lucknow, Kanpur and Varanasi
  • Rajkeshwar Singh started his professional career from Lucknow working as a freelance journalist for reputed publications like JANSATTA national Hindi daily and DINMAN TIMES Weekly.
Academic Qualification

Law Graduate

Foreign Visits

USA (America) : Personal Visit

Malaysia: for official assignments

Tajikistan with Vice President of India