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).