Ashok Kumar Gupta appointed as CCI chairperson

DN Bureau

Former IAS officer Ashok Kumar Gupta has been appointed as the chairperson of the Competition Commission of India.

Ashok Kumar Gupta
Ashok Kumar Gupta

New Delhi: Former IAS officer Ashok Kumar Gupta has been appointed as the chairperson of the Competition Commission of India (CCI), according to an official communication.

The CCI keeps a tab on unfair business practices across sectors.

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Gupta, a former IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, would receive a consolidated salary of Rs 4,50,000 per month, without house and car, as per the communication.

The appointment would be till October 25, 2022 -- the date when he attains the age of 65 years -- or until further orders, whichever is the earliest, it added 

Gupta would replace acting chairperson Sudhir Mital. (PTI)

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