Shillong, Sept 07: The state government has appointed former Chief Secretary, P S Thangkhiew as the new chairman of the Meghalaya State Food Commission.
The appointment of the chairman and members of commission was approved by the state cabinet on Monday.
Minister, James K Sangma informed that as the previous chairman, B K Dev Varmaâ€™s tenure came to an end on February 2, 2020, a search committee was constituted for selection of members whose posts fell vacant and accordingly, these names were brought up before the cabinet.
He informed that the search committee has recommended retired IAS, P S Thangkhiew as the chairman.
Dr Grenalin Marak, retired superintendent of Tura civil hospital is the member of the commission from the medical profession, and Ravi Gurung was recommended for renewal of the tenure of member from legal side.