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(A) Educational qualifications.-

  1. Essential: Graduate from a recognised university
  2. Desirable: Recognised degree/diploma in Social Work/ Law/ Management/ Human Rights/ Rehabilitation/ Education of Disabled Persons.

(B) Experience.-

Should have at least twenty-five years experience in one or more of the following types of organizations at specified levels:-

  1. In a Group 'A' level post in Central/State Government /Public Sector Undertaking/Semi Government or Autonomous Bodies dealing with disability related matters and/or social sector (health/education/poverty alleviation/ women and child development); or
  2. A senior level functionary in a registered national or international level voluntary organisation working in the field of disability/social development; or

c. Senior Executive position in a leading private sector organisation, involved in social work and in charge of handling social development activities of the organization:

Provided that out of the total twenty-five years experience mentioned above, at least three years of experience in the recent past should have been in the field of empowerment of persons with disabilities

43A. Mode of appointment of the Chief Commissioner –

  1. About six months before the post of Chief Commissioner is due to fall vacant, an advertisement shall be published in at least two national level dailies each in English and Hindi inviting applications for the post from eligible candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned in rule 43.
  2. A Search-cum-Selection Committee shall be constituted to recommend a panel of three suitable candidates for the post of the Chief Commissioner.
  3. Composition of the Committee will be governed by relevant instructions issued by the Department of Personnel and Training from time to time.
  4. The panel recommended by the Committee may consist of persons from amongst those who have applied in response to the advertisement mentioned in sub-rule (1) above, as well as other eligible persons whom the Committee may consider suitable.
  5. The Central Government shall appoint one of the candidates recommended by the Search-cum-Selection Committee as the Chief Commissioner.

43B. Term of the Chief Commissioner –

  1. The Chief Commissioner shall be appointed on full-time basis for a period of three years from the date on which he assumes office, or till he attains the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier.
  2. A person may serve as Chief Commissioner for a maximum of two terms, subject to the upper age limit of sixty-five years.

43C. Salary and allowances of the Chief Commissioner –

  1. The salary and allowances of the Chief Commissioner shall be the salary and allowances as admissible to a Secretary to the Government of India.
  2. Where a Chief Commissioner, being a retired Government Servant or a retired employee of any institution or autonomous body funded by the Government, is in receipt of pension in respect of such previous service, the salary admissible to him under these rules shall be reduced by the amount of the pension, and if he had received in lieu of a portion of the pension, the commuted value thereof, by the amount of such commuted portion of the pension.

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