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India: 72 posts vacant at Competition Commission

 |  March 15, 2016

More than one-third of the total sanctioned posts at fair trade watchdog Competition Commission of India are lying vacant, Parliament was informed today.

As against total 197 sanctioned posts, 125 have been filled, Minister of Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley said in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

As on date, 72 posts are vacant, he said, adding that vacancies are existing due to non-availability of candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

CCI has advertised for filling up 65 posts at various levels.

In addition, the fair trade regulator has engaged 38 experts and research associates in the streams of economics, law and financial analysis.

CCI keeps a tab on unfair business practices across sectors and has clamped down on various anti-competitive ways. It comes under the administrative control of the Corporate Affairs Ministry.

Full content: The Sen Times

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