The Indian Information Services (IIS) was formed in the year 1987. IIS is one of the Group ‘A’ Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority is the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Cadre size: 489 posts (direct recruitment: 50%, promotion: 50%).
Functions of the Officers
Dissemination of information on government policies, programmes and activities through print, electronic, audio and visual media.
Providing feedback on the reactions of people to the programmes and policies and of advising the government on its information policy.