In a First, Cabinet Appoints Private Sector Specialist Mallika Srinivasan as Chief of PESB

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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the assignment of Mallika Srinivasan arsenic the chairperson of PESB for a play of 3 years

Mallika Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director of Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE) Limited has been appointed arsenic the chairperson of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), an bid issued by the unit ministry connected Thursday said.

This is for the archetypal clip that a backstage assemblage specializer has been appointed arsenic the caput of the PESB, liable for the assignment of apical absorption posts successful the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), officials said.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the assignment of Srinivasan arsenic the chairperson of PESB for a play of 3 years from the day of presumption of charge, oregon until the attainment of the property of 65 years, it said.

The assignment assumes value arsenic a parliamentary sheet has successful its caller study wondered arsenic to however the PESB was functioning without its main and a member.

“The committee is incapable to recognize arsenic to however PESB is functioning without the chairperson and a member,” the Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee connected Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice had said successful its 106th study connected Demands for Grants (2021-22) of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

The sheet has besides noted that the percent of pistillate candidates recommended by PESB to apical managerial posts successful nationalist assemblage undertakings (PSUs) is abysmally low.

“The committee recommends PESB to transportation retired an in-depth survey and analyse whether this sex spread is owed to scarcity of competent women aspirants oregon solid ceiling effect. The committee is of the considered sentiment that determination is simply a request to physique an equitable workplace for women and PESB indispensable marque an endeavor successful this regard,” said the report, tabled successful parliament past month.

Sailesh, a 1985-batch IAS officer, has been appointed arsenic a member, PESB, according to the unit ministry order. He is astatine the contiguous secretary, section of nationalist enterprises.

Sailesh, who was owed to superannuate successful September this year, has been appointed PESB subordinate for a play of 3 years from the day of presumption of charge, oregon until the attainment of the property of 65 years, the bid said.

The PESB shall dwell of 1 chairperson and 3 full-time members.

M K Gupta and Rear Admiral Shekhar Mital (retd) are the 2 serving members of the PESB, according to its website.

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