Centre clears appointment of three Judicial members, two Technical members at NCLAT

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The Union government has approved a proposal to appoint three Judicial members and two Technical members at the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT).

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has now approved the names of two retired High Court judges and a sitting High Court judge as three Judicial members of NCLAT. The three Judicial members are Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain (retired judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court); Justice Rakesh Kumar (retired judge of Patna High Court) and Justice M Satyanarayana Murthy (judge of Andhra Pradesh High Court).

Besides the three Judicial members, the ACC has also given its nod for appointment of two technical members. These two technical members are former Union Secretary (Justice) Barun Mitra (Retd IAS:1987:MN) and former Railway Board Member (Finance) Naresh Salecha (Retd.IRAS:1984).