BS Bassi a Former Delhi Police Commissioner Appointed as UPSC Member [ Current News (Concise) ]
Former IPS officer Bhim Sain Bassi appointed as a member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by President Pranab Mukherjee according to the provisions of Article 316 of Constitution he will be serving on this post till February 2021.
About BS Bassi:
- He was born on 20th February 1956 in Delhi.
- He is 1977 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre.
- As an Assistant Superintendent of Police he had started his career in Pondicherry and in February 2016 he was retired as Delhi Police chief.
- During 38 years of his career he had severed on many important positions like Delhi Police Commissioner, Delhi Police Special Commissioner (Traffic), Delhi Police Special Commissioner (Vigilance), Inspector General of Chandigarh and DGP, Goa Police.
About Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
- UPSC is constitutional body of the prestigious civil services examination which conducted every year to appoint IAS, IFS and IPS officers.
- It was established under Article 315 to 323 of Part XIV of the Constitution and consists of a Chairman and ten Members which can be appointed and removed by President.
- The chairman and members of the Commission generally serve for six years or until they attain the retirement age of 65 years whichever is earlier.
- This is one of the toughest examinations in India with only 0.1%-0.3 % success rate.
- Deepak Gupta is the current Composition (Chairman) of UPSC.
- Other members are: Alka Sirohi, Manbir Singh, David R Syiemlieh, former Navy Vice Chief DK Dewan, Chhatar Singh, Prof Hem Chandra, Vinay Mittal, Arvind Saxena and Prof Pradeep Kumar Joshi.
- Published/Last Modified on: June 2, 2016