Retd. Secretary (Posts) appointed as Information Commissioner in the CIC.
Smt. Deepak Sandhu, Chief Information Commissioner administered the oath of office of the Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission(CIC) to Shri Yashovardhan Azad, Shri Sharat Sabharwal, Smt Manjula Parasher, Shri M A Khan Yusufi and Shri Madabhushanam Sridhar Acharyulu here today.
The total number of Information Commissioners including the Chief Information Commissioner has gone up to 10 in the CIC with these five new Information Commissioners.
1. Shri Yashovardhan Azad, a former IPS Officer, before joining the Office of Information Commissioner in Central Information Commission, was holding the post of Secretary (Security) in Cabinet Secretariat.
2. Shri Sharat Sabharwal a career diplomat, retired as High Commissioner of India in Pakistan before joining the Office of Information Commissioner.
3. Smt Manjula Parasher a former Indian Postal Service Officer had retired as Secretary from the Department of Posts before joining the Office of Information Commissioner.
4. Shri MA Khan Yusufi, a former Indian Legal Service Officer, before joining the Office of Information Commissioner in CIC was holding the post of Chairperson in Airport Appellate Tribunal.
5. Shri Madbhushanam Sridhar Acharyulu was working as Professor at NALSAR, before joining the Office of Information Commissioner in CIC.