New Delhi: Posts of Chairman-cum-Managing Director/Managing Director are lying vacant in 24 central public sector enterprises including MMTC, NMDC, NHPC and National Fertilisers Ltd, Parliament was informed on Thursday.
"Full-time Chairman-cum-Managing Director/Managing Director are not in position in 24 central public sector enterprises (CPSEs)," Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel said in a written reply in Lok Sabha.
In regard to 12 vacant posts, recommendations are already available which are awaiting the approval of competent authority, he said.
With regard to 10 posts, selection process has been initiated and the remaining two posts have been kept in abeyance as per the request of the concerned administrative ministry.
Further, Patel said administrative ministries/departments have been issued instructions to ensure filling up the vacancies in CPSEs in time and these are monitored by holding regular meetings.
As on March 31, 2011, there were 248 CPSEs in the country.
First Published: Thursday, August 9, 2012, 16:34