Sunil Mishra appointed as Odisha’s Chief Information Commissioner

Former director general of income tax Sunil Mishra has been appointed as the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of the state. A notification in this regard was issued by the Information and Public Relation department following approval of Mishra’s name by Governor S C Jamir on Wednesday. Mishra will succeed former chief secretary TK Mishra. The post of CIC was vacant for the last two years.

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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