Former Chief Information Commissioner, J&K, G R Sufi today assumed office as Vice-Chairman, J&K Muslim Wakaf Board.
After the assumption of charge, he took a round of the office complex. He also interacted with the employees of the Board who had come to felicitate him ,Sufi has studied at Kashmir University, Aligarh Muslim University, Jawaharlal Nehru University (Delhi) and Hull University U.K.
“After qualifying IAS, Sufi joined Income Tax department. He has worked in J&K, Mumbai, Punjab and Chennai in different positions including as Deputy Commissioner, Joint Commissioner, Commissioner, Additional Commissioner, and Chief Commissioner of Income Tax Department of Punjab, and J&K,” a statement here said.
Sufi took voluntary retirement from Indian Revenue Services in 2011 ahead of his superannuation in February 2011 when he was appointed as state’s Chief Information Commissioner.Sufi has worked as Election Observer of India twice and has also been member of government of India Hajj delegation in 1998 and 2008.
After demitting office of the CIC he has remained active in academic, literary and public welfare fields. He is one of the founder members of Cancer Society of Kashmir and also executive member of Voluntary Medicare Society of Kashmir, the statement said.