Members of the Monitoring Committee
Dr. Bhure Lal
Member Monitoring Committee
A man of multifarious interests and strong commitment to values, Bhure Lal is one of those rare administrators who have made their mark wherever they have worked. Born and brought up in Delhi, he started his career in the Army. Later he joined the Indian Administrative Service and was allotted the cadre of Uttar Pradesh. His posting as District magistrate Allahabad and Varanasi brought him closer to the people and their problems. Later he was chosen to work as Secretary to the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He also served as Vigilance Secretary in the State. His stint with the Government of India started as Director of the Enforcement Directorate dealing with Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) where he worked with utmost sincerity and brought powerful FERA offenders to book, making the Directorate known all over the country. Later he worked in the Ministry of Finance as Joint Secretary on two occasions. He has worked with two Prime Ministers of the country as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office.His second tenure at the Central Government started as Secretary, Central Vigilance Commission; Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Tribal Affairs; Chairman, Food Corporation of India; and Secretary, Coordination and Public Grievances, Government of India. A Doctorate in Economics, Bhure Lal has not restricted his interests to any one area. His posting in several diverse fields has given him immense experience and opportunity to see the problems of the country at close quarters and also from the top. He has delivered a large number of lectures at different forums where his speeches have been widely acclaimed. He has never forgotten his first career with the armed forces that led him to closely observe the activities of ISI in India and he published a book under the title “Monstrous Face of ISI”. His current endeavour indicates his deep insight into the global menace of terrorism and money laundering. He has been a whistle blower against corruption and landed himself in hot water a number of times. He remained undaunted and carried on with his mission. He was inspired to write another book “Judicial Activism & Accountability” to highlight the respective role of judiciary, executive and legislature in running the affairs of the state. He has joined as Member of Union Public Service Commission on 14th October, 2004.
Sh. Vijay Chhibber
Member Of Monitoring Committee
Bhai Vijay Chhibber was a member of the Indian Administrative Service (1978 batch) which is the country’s premiere Civil Service. He had a distinguished career in the Civil Service spanning over 37 years. He held various posts both in the State and Central Governments, including in key sectors like Finance, Industrial Development, Commerce, Power, Roads, Shipping, Surface Transport, Health, Fertilizers, Defence and Cabinet Secretariat. He retired as Secretary, M/o Road Transport and Highways, during which tenure he also held the post of Chairman, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and Chairman, National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL). These are two premiere institutions of the Government of India tasked with the responsibility of planning as well as execution of the National Highway infrastructure in the country.
Maj Gen (Retd.) Som Jhingon
Kirti Chakra, VSM, Member Monitoring Committee
Graduate of Joint Services Wing (JSW), National Defence Academy Kharakvasla; Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and National Defence College, New Delhi. Severed throughout India in various assignments in the Army and for 3 years with the Imperial Ethiopiam Academy, Harar Ethiopia as Assistant Direct of Traning. Commanded 8 GARHWAL RIFILES in both Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, a rare distinction. Commanded 3 SCOUTS on the Indo-Tibetan Border. Instructor at Defence Services Staff College, Welligton and Higher Command Cousre at the College of the Combat, Mhow. Commanded a Mountain Brigade in Manipur involved in Semi-Urban Counter Insurgency operations in the Imphal Valley. Awarded KIRTI CHAKRA (Equivalent to MAHA VIR CHAKRA) by the President of India for outstanding performance and gallantry during Counter insurgency operations in Manipur. Commanded a Mountain Division in the North-East. Retired after 36 years of service in 1993. Appointed Administrator Medical Council of India (MCI) by the Hon'ble Delhi High Court during 2001-02.Appointed Member Monitoring Committee constituted by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India since 2006.