The only RTI activist to have been chosen as a Central Information Commissioner, he disposed a record of over 20000 cases in 3 years and 9 months, and ensured that most cases were decided in less than 90 days. He gave many landmark decisions on RTI, apart from organizing the first digital file less Commission.
He has now come back to his home in Mumbai to further and deepen RTI to empower citizens to take effective participatory charge of their democracy. He practices transparency with his statement that all his emails are in public domain. He has also been awarded the Nani Palkhiwala Civil Liberties award.