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I don't know whether we should form any judgement on a decision taken by an individual (Mr. Dhall). But looking at the above discussion, i though to share my views.
Considering the above thoughts, there are two points
I) Whether it is legal to join a foreign firm immediately after retirement from a senior most position of the GoI i.e. Chairman, CCI which is equivalent to the Secretary to the Govt of India and
II) Whether it is ethical?
My Views are:
I) It is fully legal because as per directions of Ministry of Personnel & Training, senior Officer can't take up FULL-TIME employment with any private organisations within two years of retirement. However, there is no restriction on consulting & advisory roles as well as on visiting faculty role.
II) Ethical/Unethical: This totally depends upon the individual. We can't/should not force our opinion. Moreover, most of the people would simply jump on getting the first opportunity, like the one Mr. Dhall got, to take up such offer, without even thinking of whether it is legal-illegal/ethical-unethical. And, those who don't get such opportunity would definitely call it unethical. Therefore no body has got any right to ask whether Mr. Dhall's association is ethical or unethical.
Also, for the kind information of all concerned, after the formation of the new govt, there is no issue of vigilance Enquiry.
Finally, what is wrong if a person of Mr. Dhall's stature shares his knowledge and experience as well as gets benefited from it?
The above given are my personal view. Those who do not agree are free to have their own opinion.
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