Friday, June 21, 2024

16th FC invites applications for consultants

NEW DELHI, APRIL 12: The Sixteenth Finance Commission on Friday invited applications for young professionals and consultants on contract basis.
In this regard, the Commission has uploaded eligibility, terms of reference, remuneration and application form on its website
Releasing details on the application, the Ministry of Finance said the applicants desirous of being appointed to the Young Professionals and Consultant on contract basis in the Commission may forward their application in the duly filled pro forma, only by e-mail addressed to the Director, 16th Finance Commission at with a copy to expressing their interest. No physical copy be sent for this purpose.
As per the details shared by the Commission, the Consultants would be engaged for a fixed period for providing high-quality services or for attending to specific and time-bound jobs of the Commission.
The tenure of the consultant would be for 1 year period initially.
Further, the scrutiny of the application will be done by a committee or senior officers of the Commission from time to time.
Recently, the Centre has notified the appointment of Economist Manoj Panda as a full-time member of the 16th Finance Commission.
The Government had constituted the Commission on December 31 and named former Niti Aayog Vice Chairman and Columbia University Professor Arvind Panagariya as its Chairman. Other members of the Commission ~ Ajay Narayan Jha, Annie George Mathew, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha and Soumya Kanti Ghosh ~ were notified a month later.
(Courtesy: TS)