Office of BPSC chairman gets new lease of life

Justice (retd) Kohli to serve as commission’s chief for another two years


Our Correspondent May 09, 2018
Balochistan Public Service Commission Chairman Justice (retd) Mehta Kailash Nath Kohli. COURTESY: BPSC.GOB.PK

QUETTA: The provincial government has extended by two years the service period of Justice (retd) Mehta Kailash Nath Kohli as the Balochistan Public Service Commission (BPSC) chairman to five years.

According to an official notification issued by the S&GAD, the Balochistan government has rectified the term of office of BPSC chairman in respect of Justice (retd) Kohli as five years with effect from April 23, 2015 to April 22, 2020.

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The previous coalition government, headed by Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, had appointed Kohli as the chairman of BPSC for three years, but simultaneously it was decided that the same may be extended for a further two years subject to the satisfactory performance by Kohli.
The Balochistan cabinet, after discussing all aspects of the conduct of examinations, tests and interviews in the final recommendation, expressed full satisfaction over the development.
In view of the discussion and performance, the cabinet recommended continuation and completion of five years of the tenure as guaranteed in the enactment to further promote and ensure even higher standard of merit in future.

The three-year tenure of Kohli had been completed on April 22, 2018.

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