JPSC Chairman removed on corruption charges

Ranchi: The chairman of Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) has been removed on corruption charges, official sources today said.

Dilip Prasad's removal order came after Jharkhand Governor M O H Farook approved the state government's recommendation in this regard today.

Former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi had recommended a probe against Prasad following reports of irregularities against him.

The allegations of misuse of JPSC office by Prasad was prima facie found to be true in an inquiry by the vigilance department, sources said, adding the Governor has approved his removal on the recommendation of the state government.

Senior most member of JPSC, A K Sengupta, has been given the charge of the chairman of the Commission, sources added.