Maharashtra State Information Commission faces shortage of Information Commissioners
There is a severe shortage of the Information Commissioners in the state and the second appeals are piling up as a result. After the retirement of the Chief Information Commissioner Shri Vilas Patil on June 25, Shri Vijay Kuvalekar, Information Commissioner, has been given the additional charge. Shri Kuvalekar's appointment has not been regularized and he is due for retirement on 31st January, 2012. Information Commissioner Shri Navin Kumar retired on August 16 while Information Commissioner Shri Ramanand Tiwari has been suspended.