CAT directs UPSC, MHA to reconsider DCP Rajiv Ranjan's promotion to IPS
The CAT has ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the UPSC to convene a review selection committee to consider the case of the 1988 batch Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar
Islands Police Service (DANIPS) officer Rajiv Ranjan after he got some of his below par annual confidential reports (ACRs) upgraded.
The tribunal also set aside the UPSC's letter against convening a review selection committee on the ground that the selection of applicants for promotion to the IPS of the UT segment for the year 2010 has already been notified.
"The letter issued by UPSC on applicant's representation and the request made by respondent 2 (MHA) is not sustainable in the eyes of law. The same needs to be quashed. We order
"The respondents (UPSC and MHA) are directed to convene a review selection committee for considering the applicant's case for promotion to the Union Territory (UT) segment of the Joint AGMUT cadre of IPS for the year 2010 and while doing so the committee will also consider his upgraded ACRs along with other ACRs for proper assessment," the CAT bench presided by
Syed Rafat Alam said.
The tribunal's order came on the plea of Rajiv Ranjan, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Security, against the decision of the UPSC.
The senior police official had said he had not been considered for promotion to the IPS of the UT segment of
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