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MHA gives fresh list of candidates for BCAS chief post

The Home Ministry has provided a fresh list of three candidates for appointment to the post of civil aviation security agency BCAS chief, which has been lying vacant for over three years, MoS for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said on Tuesday. The post of Commissioner of Security (Civil Aviation) at the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is vacant since November 2012.

“A fresh panel of suitable officers was requested from the Ministry of Home Affairs and based on the request of Ministry of Civil Aviation, the MHA has provided a panel of three IPS officers (on March 11, 2016) for the post of Commissioner of Security (Civil Aviation) in the BCAS,” Sharma told the Rajya Sabha.

Sharma said the competent authority had decided to seek the fresh panel of officers after considering the earlier panels provided by the Home Ministry. “The civil aviation security is paramount for India. Accordingly, the Joint Commissioner of Security (Civil Aviation) had been handling additional charge of the post of Commissioner of Security (Civil Aviation), BCAS," he said.
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