IAS officer who retired January-end, is tipped to become an
information commissioner in the Central Information Commission
constituted under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.
The Commission headed by Satyananda Mishra has five vacancies as the
Act provides for up to 10 commissioners but at present there are only
five, namely Annapurna Dixit (62), a former officer in the India
Country Office of the United Nations Children’s Fund, Shailesh Gandhi
(63), an entrepreneur activist, M L Sharma (61), former CBI special
director and Rajasthan cadre IPS, Deepak Sandhu (62), former PM's
media adviser and former Principal Information Officer, PIB, and
Sushma Singh (61), a former I&B Secretary and a retired IAS officer).