Rout was administer the oath of office by governor Jagadish Mukhi at a ceremony in Raj Bhawan.

Retired IPS officer AP Rout on Monday took oath as the chief information commissioner (CIC) of Assam.

Rout was administer the oath of office by governor Jagadish Mukhi at a ceremony in Raj Bhawan here.

Rout is a 1985 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. He retired as the additional director general of police (ADGP) cum director of Fire & Emergency Services, Assam.

He also served as ADGP (Law and Order) and ADGP (Border).

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