Prominent names are popping up for the post of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC). It includes senior retired Army officer, Lt Gen BS Jamwal and former Chief Secretary, Asha Swaroop. A name of a senior IAS officer, who is due to retire next year, is also heard for the post.

Chief Minister PK Dhumal led committee that include leader of Opposition in the Assembly Vidya Stokes and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ravinder Ravi will decide on the name of the person. The seat was vacant on the retirement of PS Rana.