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New Delhi: The All India Conference of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) is being held here from November 26-27, 2016. It will be  inaugurated by Chief Justice of India Justice T S Thakur and presided over by the Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad. 

Justice J Chelameswar, Judge, Supreme Court of India, will be the Guest of Honour. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North- Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh will be the Special Guest. The Judges of Supreme Court of India, Judges of High Court, government officials and aAdvocates are also likely to attend the conference.The inaugural function will be followed by the Keynote address by Justice A K Sikri, Judge Supreme Court of India followed by in-house deliberations, according to a PIB release

The Central Administrative Tribunal was established by an Act of Parliament namely Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985, as sequel to the 42nd amendment of the Constitution of India inserting Article 323 A. It came into existence on November 1,1985, for adjudicating disputes and  complaints with respect to recruitment and conditions of service of the persons appointed to the public services and posts in connection with the affairs of the Union or any State or of any other Local Authorities within the territory of India or under the control of the Government of India. The Principal seat of Central Administrative Tribunal is in New Delhi and it has 16 Outlying Benches in the country.




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