Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai assumes charge as PCI chief
She also chaired the Lokpal Appointment Committee. She was appointed as the chairperson of the Delimitation Commission of India on March 6, 2020, the Council added.Before her stint in the apex court, she was a judge of the Bombay High Court.
She is the first woman chairperson of the print media watchdog with the government appointing her to the post after her name was cleared by a committee comprising Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and PCI member Prakash Dubey recently.
A gazette notification in this regard was issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on June 17.
''She was appointed as the chairperson of the Advance Ruling Authority (Income Tax) in 2018 and held the position until October 29, 2019. She also chaired the Lokpal Appointment Committee. She was appointed as the chairperson of the Delimitation Commission of India on March 6, 2020,'' the Council added.
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