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RK Mathur appointed New Chief Information Commissioner (CIC)

Former Defence Secretary RK Mathur has been appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC), breaking away from the convention of appointing the head from among the serving Information Commissioners.  The vacancy arose when former CIC Vijai Sharma demitted office on December 1. The above appointment has been made for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office or till he attains the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier. 
RK Mathur who was born on 1953, will hold the key position for three years from today. Mathur a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology had completed his post graduation from IIT Delhi and had been appointed at the various key positions in his cadre state and at the Centre. Earlier he had been Secretary in both Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Defence Production and Supplies.