Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Government of India
Advertisement No. davp 38117/11/0102/1819
Last Date: 30 days of publication of this advertisement.
Publication Date: 24.11.2018
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities invited Applications from suitable candidates for the post of "Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD)", a statutory authority under Section 74(1) of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India.
1. Name of the Post: Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD).
Age Limit: Not exceeding 60 years as on 01.01.2019.
Pay Scale: Rs.2,25,000/- p.m. (fixed) plus allowances as admissible to the Secretary to the Government of India.
Essential: Graduate from a recognized university.
Desirable: Provided that preference shall be given to persons having a recognized degree or diploma in social work or law or management or human rights or rehabilitation or education of persons with disabilities.
Experience: He is having experience of at least Twenty-Five years in a Group “A” level post in the Central Government or a State Government or a public sector undertaking or a semi-Government or an autonomous body dealing with disability matters or social sector or as a senior level functionary in registered national and international voluntary organizations in the field of disability or social development: Provided that out of the total Twenty-Five years of Experience, he should have at least three years of experience in the field of rehabilitation or empowerment of persons with disabilities;
Mode of Recruitment: The mode of recruitment to the post of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities is by Direct Appointment for all categories of persons. If he is in the service under the Central Government or State Government, he shall seek retirement from such service before his appointment to the post.
The term of the Chief Commissioner:
The term of office of Chief Commissioner shall be 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.
A person may serve as Chief Commissioner for a maximum period of two terms subject to the condition that he has not attained the age of sixty-five years.
How to Apply: Application in the prescribed Proforma (Annexure) from eligible candidates together with supporting documents may be sent to the following address within 30 days of publication of this advertisement.
Address to send the Application Form:
Shri Vikash Prasad, Director,
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities,
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,
Room No.519, B2 Wing, 5th Floor,
Pt. Deendayal Antyodaya Bhavan,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
Persons working in Central/State Govt., PSUs/Autonomous bodies etc. may send their applications through proper channel. However, one advance copy of their application may be sent to Shri Vikash Prasad, Director, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Room No.519, B-2 Wing, 5th Floor, Pt. Deendayal Antyodaya Bhavan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003.
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.