Mallika Srinivasan appointed chief of Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB)

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mallika Srinivasan as the chairperson of Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB). Srinivasan has been appointed for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge, or until the attainment of the age of 65 years. She is the Managing Director of Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE) Limited. This is for the first time that a private sector specialist has been appointed as the head of the PESB, responsible for appointment of top management posts in the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).