Former DoPT Secretary Sanjay Kothari appointed CVC

RETIRED IAS officer Sanjay Kothari took oath as the Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today.

Sanjay Kothari was secretary to the President Ram Nath Kovind before being appointed as the CVC. He was shortlisted as the CVC in February this year by a high-powered panel headed by the Prime Minister.

He had also been the Secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India.