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Former I&B Secretary Bimal Julka is now Information Commissioner in Central Information Commission

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NEW DELHI: Former Information and Broadcasting Ministry Secretary and retired Indian Administrative Service officer Bimal Julka is among the three persons who have been appointed Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission.

The others are retired Staff Selection Committee Chairman Amitava Bhattacharyya and retired Secretary (Security) in the Cabinet Secretariat Divya Prakash Sinha.

While Julka was from the Madhya Pradesh cadre of 1979, Bhattacharya was an IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre in the 1980 batch, Sinha was an Indian Police Service officer of the 1979 batch in the Manipur-Tripura cadre.

The appointments have been made for a term of five years from the date on which they enter upon their office or till they attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.

The appointments are under the Right to Information Act 2005.

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