PK Purwar to head MTNL for three months

The state-run telecom company has been running without a full-time CMD for the last two years

GN Bureau | August 2, 2016


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The appointments committee of cabinet has given the additional charge of the post of chairman and managing director of MTNL to PK Purwar, for a period of three months starting from June 8.

Purwar is currently working as director (finance) in MTNL which has been without a full-time CMD since May 31, 2014. He had earlier also held the additional charge of the same post between June 2014 and June 2015.

Meanwhile, the government has started search for the new head of the state-run telecom company. A search-cum-selection committee has been constituted under the chairman of public enterprises selection board for appointment to the post of the CMD on deputation basis for a period of five years, according to a DoPT notice.
 

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