Saturday, May 23, 2015

Crutial meeting underway to appoint next #CIC, #CVC today

A meeting has been convened today at Prime Minister's residence for appointments of chiefs of Central Information Commission (CIC) and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh are attending the meeting.The post of Chief Information Commissioner is lying vacant for over nine months since Rajiv Mathur's term as CIC ended on August 22, 2014.
Last CVC Pradeep Kumar completed his term on September 28th 2014.

Earlier Supreme Court on lifted the five-month-old stay on appointment of the central vigilance commissioner(CVC) and vigilance commissioner.The Centre had received 135 applications for the CVC post and that the list of names was now ready to be placed before the committee comprising Prime Minister, the home minister and leader of opposition