DoPT clears Rajesh Chandra's appointment as Director in CVC
Rajesh Chandra, who was recommended for Central deputation by the Defence Ministry, has been selected for appointment as Director in CVC
January 31, 2020
Rajesh Chandra has been selected for appointment to the post of Director in the Central Vigilance Commission
(CVC), Delhi, said an order from the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). He is an Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) officer of 2003-batch.
According to the order, Chandra has been appointed as Director in CVC under the Central Staffing Scheme (CSS) for a period of five years from the date of taking over charge of the post or until the further orders, whichever is earlier, the DoPT said. The order said that Chandra was recommended for Central deputation by the Ministry of Defence.
Rajesh Chandra is an Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) officer of 2003-batch
Hailing from Bihar, Chandra has completed his BA (Hons) from Patna College of Patna University. He also completed MA in History and M Phil in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has served in various offices of the Defence Accounts Department.
Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)
The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC
) is an apex governmental body created to address governmental corruption. The Parliament enacted a law conferring statutory status on the CVC in 2003. It has the status of an autonomous body, free of control from any executive authority, charged with monitoring all vigilance activity under the Central Government, advising various authorities in Central government organisations in planning, executing, reviewing and reforming their vigilance work.