RK Mathur appointed as Chief Information Commissioner
Former Defence Secretary RK Mathur has been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), breaking away from the convention of appointing the head from among the serving Information Commissioners. He will have tenure of about three years, till he attains the age of 65 years. The post had fallen vacant after Vijai Sharma completed his tenure on December 1.
About RK Mathur
The 62-year-old Mr. Mathur, a retired IAS officer of Tripura cadre, was made Defence Secretary for a fixed two-year term on May 28, 2013. Read More