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B P Sharma appointed chairman of RAC in DRDO

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Retired IAS officer B P Sharma was today appointed the chairman of Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) in the DRDO by Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by the prime minister, a order said.

Sharma, a 1981-batch IAS officer of cadre, held the position of Union health secretary before he was moved to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) as its secretary.

He retired from the position on June 30, 2017.

"The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of B P Sharma, IAS, to the post of chairman, Recruitment and Assessment Centre in DRDO, on contract basis, as per usual terms and conditions applicable to re-employed Central officers in the rank and status of secretary to of India, for a period of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier," the order said.

The RAC undertakes recruitment programmes to induct and promote scientists in variety of scientific and engineering disciplines relevant to Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Laboratories.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 22:10 IST