Published On: Thu, Jun 28th, 2018

Ganai resigns as J-K chief information commissioner

Jammu: Khursheed A Ganai has resigned as the Chief Information Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir and his resignation was accepted by Governor N N Vohra today, a statement said.

Khursheed Ahmad Ganai has resigned as the Chief Information Commissioner of Jammu and Kashmir and his resignation was accepted by Governor N N Vohra.

The retired IAS officer was appointed as the state’s CIC on February 27, 2017 and sworn in on March 3.

A notification issued by the General Administration Department of the state government read that the governor has accepted the resignation of Ganai with immediate effect.

Before Ganai’s appointment, the Jammu and Kashmir State Information Commission had been non-functional since November, 2016 when the lone Information Commissioner Nazir Ahmed completed his term.

The State Information Commission was established under the provisions of J&K Right to Information Act in February, 2011.

PTI

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