NEW DELHI: In keeping with the Ministry’s promise of the expediting pending matters, applications were invited for the posts of Member (Finance) and Member (Personnel) for Prasar Bharati several months after these posts became vacant.
Both posts became vacant several months earlier.
In advertisements placed on the Ministry’s website and in Employment News, the Ministry said if the applicants are from PSUs, autonomous bodies, statutory corporations and Government servants, the application should be forwarded through proper channel and should be accompanied by Vigilance clearance, Cadre clearance, Integrity Certificate and ACRs for last five years.
The post carries scale of pay equivalent to the Additional Secretary to the Govt. of India.
The separate notices said the Member (Finance) should have special knowledge or practical experience in respect of financial matters while the Member (Personnel) should have special knowledge or practical experience in respect of personnel management and administration.
The members will be appointed on recommendation of a committee headed by the Vice President of India.
“The person so appointed being the whole time member of the Prasar Bharati Board shall be an employee of the Prasar Bharati and shall hold office for a term of six years from the date on which he/she enters upon his/her office, or until he/she attains the age of 62 years, whichever is earlier,” the notice said.
The Members will be whole time Members of the Prasar Bharati Board and in pursuance of the Prasar Bharati Act 1990 will be responsible for all the financial matters, and personnel and administrative matters, respectively concerning Prasar Bharati.
The Prasar Bharati Board is vested with powers for overall superintendence, direction and control of the affairs of the Corporation.
The service conditions of the Members will be governed by the provisions of the Act and the rules notified by the Central Government in 2000 and the amendments issued therein from time to time.
For applicants from private sector/autonomous bodies/statutory corporations, the applicants should be graduates from recognised university/institutions with good academic record. Persons possessing MBA qualification in Finance Management and Personnel Management respectively would be preferable. They should possess adequate post-qualification experience at a senior level of management in a large organisation of repute.
For applicants from public sector enterprises, they should be senior executive /Board level executive working in reputed public sector enterprises, willing to get absorbed in the Prasar Bharati.
For applicants from the Government, additional secretary/senior joint secretary level officers who are willing to get absorbed in Prasar Bharati on selection.