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Sangeeta Verma joins Competition Commission of India (CCI)

Published on December 26, 2018
Sangeeta Verma, a former Indian Economic Services (IES) officer has joined the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as a member.
Sangeeta Verma joins Competition Commission of India (CCI)
  • The order of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs states that the Central Government has appointed Sangeeta Verma as the member of CCI for a period of 5 years from the date of assumption of charge of the post, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
  • The CCI is now at its full strength with Ashok Kumar Gupta as Chairperson, Sangeeta Verma, Augustine Peter and UC Nahta as its members.
  • In April the Union Cabinet had reduced the number of members of the Competition Commission of India from six to three.

About the Competition Commission of India (CCI):

  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) aims to create and sustain fair competition in the economy that will provide a 'level playing field' to the producers and make the markets work for the welfare of the consumers.
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) was established by the Central Government in 2003 under the provisions of the Competition Act 2002.
CCI aims to establish a robust competitive environment through:
  • Proactive engagement with all stakeholders, including consumers, industry, government and international jurisdictions.
  • Being a knowledge-intensive organization with high competence level.
  • Professionalism, transparency, resolve and wisdom in enforcement.

The vision of the CCI:

  • "To promote and sustain an enabling competition culture through engagement and enforcement that would inspire businesses to be fair, competitive and innovative; enhance consumer welfare, and support economic growth". 


Q. Who has joined the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as a member?
a. Sarita Verma
b. Sangeeta Verma
c. Sunita Verma
d. Shalini Verma

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