Former Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi has appointed as a member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The Government cleared the name of 60-year-old Bassi as the member of the (UPSC), which conducts the civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers among others. The Commission has a maximum strength of 10 members besides a Chairperson.
A 1977 batch IPS officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre, Bassi retired as Delhi Police chief in February this year after completing 60 years. Under the Constitution, a member of the UPSC can have a maximum of six years tenure or till he attains the age of 65 years.
So let’s do:
1. Who is appointed as a member of UPSC ?
2. Expand the term UPSC ?