P K Purwar appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL

Posted on:03 Mar 2017 09:17:31
P K Purwar appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of MTNL
03 March 2017 Current Affairs: P K Purwar was on 1 March 2017 appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). 

His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) for the duration of five years.P K Purwar was on 1 March 2017 appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). 

His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) for the duration of five years.

MTNL had been without a full-time Chairman and Managing Director since the superannuation of A K Garg in May 2014.

Narendra Kumar Yadav, Member (Services) in the Department of Telecom (DoT), was given the additional charge of CMD of MTNL on 8 June 2015, however, as per the rules, he relinquished the post after serving for a year.

For the purpose of appointing the CMD of MTNL, a search-cum-selection committee was constituted under the Chairman of Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB). Purwar’s name was recommended for this MTNL’s top post by PESB in November 2013, but the government did not go ahead with the recommendation at that time.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs December 2017

11 DECEMBER
NEWS
10 DECEMBER
NEWS
9 DECEMBER
NEWS
8 DECEMBER
NEWS

Current Affairs November 2017

30 NOVEMBER
NEWS
29 NOVEMBER
NEWS
28 NOVEMBER
NEWS
27 NOVEMBER
NEWS

Current Affairs October 2017

31 OCTOBER
NEWS
30 OCTOBER
NEWS
29 OCTOBER
NEWS
28 OCTOBER
NEWS