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Subject:- Setting up of Search Committees/Search-cum-Selection Committees - regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that this Department’s OM NO. AB-14017/11/2004-Estt.(RR) dated 30.7.2007, containing consolidated instructions on constitution of Search-cum-Selection Committees containing the circumstances under which such Committees are to be constituted and the guidelines to be adopted while constituting these Committees and subsequent OMs issued on the said subject, details of which are given in Appendix to this O.M., have been reviewed and it has been decided to issue a comprehensive Office Memorandum containing the principles and guidelines to be followed by all concerned while setting up Search Committees and Search-cum-Selection Committees (for posts in autonomous organizations)

2.       Accordingly, in supersession of all the OMs mentioned in the Appendix, consolidated and revised instructions on constitution of Search Committees and Search-cum-Selection Committees is attached as Annexure to this Office Memorandum. 

3.       All Ministries/ Departments are requested to bring the above guidelines to the notice of all concerned. 

(Sign of Authority)

A Bhattacharya

Deputy Secretary to Govt. of India