19 October, Bhubaneswar
Retired bureaucrat Sunil Kumar Mishra was Wednesday appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Odisha.
Governor Dr. S C Jamir approved the name of Misha, an official release said.
The Selection Committee meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday last had recommended Mishra’s name to the Governor for appointment as the CIC.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Bikram Arukha and Leader of Opposition Narasingh Mishra were also present during the selection committee meeting.
Mishra will succeed former chief secretary TK Mishra. The post of CIC was vacant for the last two years.BM