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Sanjay Kothari was appointed as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)

Sanjay Kothari was appointed as the new Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC)

Sanjay Kothari who is the Secretary to the President, has been selected as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) by a high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Key Points:

  • This committee also chose former Information and Broadcasting Secretary Bimal Julka who is currently serving as Information Commissioner, as the new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) in the Central Information Commission.
  • Both Kothari and Julka are retired Indian Administrative Service(IAS) officers.
  • The three-member panel also decided by majority about the appointment of  Anita Pandove as Information Commissioner and  Suresh Patel as Vigilance Commissioner
  • The orders that are related to the appointments are awaiting a formal approval from President Ram Nath Kovind.

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