JK Guv clears appointment of Sofi as CIC

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has cleared the appointment of G R Sofi as the first Chief Information Commissioner of the state.

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011, 16:22 PM IST

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has cleared the appointment of G R Sofi as the first Chief Information Commissioner of the state.

The Governor has given approval to the appointment of
Sofi as CIC after the state government re-submitted the file
with clearance report from Central Vigilance Commission (CVC),
Raj Bhawan sources said today.

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra has cleared the appointment of G R Sofi as the first Chief Information Commissioner of the state.

The Governor has given approval to the appointment of
Sofi as CIC after the state government re-submitted the file
with clearance report from Central Vigilance Commission (CVC),
Raj Bhawan sources said today.

Sofi, currently working as Chief Income Commissioner
(Amritsar Division), will be in the post till he attains the
age of 65 years or any order thereof. The CIC is appointed for
a period of five years.

The selection Committee is likely to appoint the two
information commissioners before the budget session, which
will start in Jammu from February 28.

PTI