NEW DELHI: Sudhir Bhargava took oath as the chief information commissioner of the Central Information Commission (CIC) on Tuesday.
Four information commissioners also took the oath of office, a statement issued by the President’s office said.
Bhargava was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan, a statement issued by the President’s office said.
Bhargava was working as the Information Commissioner in the CIC.
Four posts of information commissioners are still vacant in the transparency watchdog against its sanctioned strength of 11 — one chief information commissioner and 10 information commissioners. (AGENCIES)