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TMC Nominates Former Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar to Rajya Sabha

New Delhi:  The Trinamool Congress on Saturday nominated Jawhar Sircar, former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati for the Rajya Sabha. “We are delighted to nominate Mr. @jawharsircar in the Upper House of the Parliament. Mr. Sircar spent nearly 42 years in public service & was also the former… Continue reading TMC Nominates Former Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar to Rajya Sabha

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New Delhi:  The Trinamool Congress on Saturday nominated Jawhar Sircar, former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati for the Rajya Sabha.

We are delighted to nominate Mr. @jawharsircar in the Upper House of the Parliament. Mr. Sircar spent nearly 42 years in public service & was also the former CEO of Prasar Bharati. His invaluable contribution to public service shall help us serve our country even better!” tweeted the officials handle of the Trinamool Congress.

Sircar has had a distinguished career where he has served on important posts such as secretary in the Ministry of Culture.

His tenure as CEO of Prasar Bharati came to a premature end as he resigned four months before the end of his tenure.

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Sircar had said he was resigning as he was too old for his job, but there were speculations that he had resigned due to the differences of opinion with the contemporary government;’s policies.

He is also part of the  ‘Constitutional Conduct Group’ which is a powerful group of retired central secretaries, chief secretaries of states, director generals of police, Indian ambassadors.

He has also served as the Sales Tax Commissioner of West Bengal, Secretary, Finance Department before he was called by the Centre to serve as the  Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).