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Retd IAS officer DS Bains appointed PSERC chairman

Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal on Wednesday cleared the appointment of retired IAS officer DS Bains as chairman of the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission, a spokesperson of the chief minister’s office said.

punjab Updated: Feb 10, 2016 17:12 IST
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DS Bains.
DS Bains.

Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal on Wednesday cleared the appointment of retired IAS officer DS Bains as chairman of the Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC), a spokesperson of the chief minister’s office said.

The spokesperson said deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, who also holds the electricity portfolio, had recommended the name of Bains for the post. On Sukhbir’s recommendation, Santokh Singh Sarna has been appointed as member-2 of the commission.

For the post of member-1, applications have been pending for a long time; and now the CM has asked for fresh applications to fill the post.