New CIC Mishra takes oath

Bhubaneswar, Nov 3:  Sunil
Kumar Mishra on Thursday took oath as new State Chief Information Commissioner here.
Governor SC Jamir administered the oath to Mishra in the presence
of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, chief secretary AP Padhi and many other dignitaries
at the Raj Bhavan.
A former director general of income tax, Mishra succeeded
former chief secretary TK Mishra. The post of CIC was vacant for the last two
Last month, a notification regarding the appointment of
Mishra was issued by the Information and Public Relations department following
approval of Mishra’s name by Governor SC Jamir.

Mishra was selected at a meeting presided by Chief Minister
Naveen Patnaik on October 6. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Arukha and
Leader of Opposition Narasingh Mishra, the other two members of the selection
committee were also present at the meeting.

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