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New Delhi : The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has administered the oath of office to Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha as Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission (CIC) at a ceremony held on November 7, 2020, at 10 am. at Rashtrapati Bhavan, according to a PIB release.

Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha, 62, a former High Commissioner of India to UK was sworn-in as Information Commissioner in CIC on January 1, 2019. He is a retired Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer (1981 batch) and hails from Bihar. He is son of former Lt General S K Sinha.