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DoPT to expedite process to fill up vacancies in CAT including Jammu, Srinagar

Last Updated on May 9, 2022 at 11:05 am

In an attempt to speed up the process of filing vacancies in Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in Jammu and Srinagar as well, instructions have been issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).

DoPT has started to fill up 27 vacancies in CAT which includes Jammu and Srinagar benches as well.

Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Incharge DoPT, Dr Jitendra Singh said that to fill up CAT benches in the country process has been expedite as against 67 posts, only 40 Chairpersons and Members are in place.

As per reports, vacancies will be filled up soon as earlier only Retired Judges of Supreme Court and Chief Justices of High Court were eligible for Chairpersonship of the CAT and most of them were not ready to accept the posts. But no with new rules retired IAS officers and Advocates eligible for the posts of High Court Judges, can also be appointed as Chairperson and Members of the CAT.

Also a committee has been framed for making the selections which include two Judges of the Supreme Court, and Secretaries of DoPT, Law and Revenue, as per Daily Excelsior.
The DoPT had invited applications for the posts till April 26 and after scrutiny and completion of formalities, the posts will be filled and the CATs across India as well as its benches in Jammu and Srinagar will get full strength, reportedly.