APPSC members, officers call on Gov

ITANAGAR, 19 Jan: The Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) members, led by Chairman Nipo Nabam called on Governor BD Mishra at the Raj Bhavan here on Wednesday to discuss about the conduct of examinations, examination calendars and APPSC building construction matters.

The governor, while commending the members for their competency, integrity and professionalism in maintaining high benchmark and efficiency of the Commission, advised them to uphold the prestige of the institution by ensuring error-free conduct of state competitive examinations.

The governor also advised the Commission to prepare the annual examination calendar in coordination with the state government so that best of the youths are selected for the premier services of the state government. He emphasised that “merit must be the sole criteria for the recruitments.”

Earlier, the APPSC chairman briefed the governor about the critical issues related to vacancies and advertisements, which the state government has to furnish in good time to the Commission. He also apprised the governor regarding the allocation of responsibilities to newly posted officers in the Commission.

APPSC members Tsering Naksang, Major General Ganesh Singh Bisht, and Mepung Tadar Bage, along with APPSC Secretary Dr Jayanta Kumar Ray, Joint Secretary cum Comptroller of Examination Suraj Gurung, Deputy Secretary Taket Jerang and Under Secretary Tumi Gangkak were present in the meeting. (Raj Bhavan)