Telecom Secretary P J Thomas tipped to be new CVC

P J Thomas, Secretary in the Ministry of Telecommunications, is all set to be appointed as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner.

Last Updated: Sep 04, 2010, 22:50 PM IST

New Delhi: P J Thomas, Secretary in the Ministry of Telecommunications, is all set to be appointed as the new Central Vigilance Commissioner.

Thomas, a 1973 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, is expected to take charge following superannuation of incumbent Pratyush Sinha on Monday, official sources said.
A formal announcement in this regard is likely to be made
on Monday. Sinha, a 1969 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, had
assumed office in September 2006.
Thomas`s name was cleared by a selection committee comprising Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Minister of State in the Prime Minister`s Office Prithviraj Chavan, they said.

PTI