Mr. Sudhir Mittal was an IAS from 1978 batch from Punjab cadre has recently retired as Secretary, Food, Chemicals and Fertilizers, in Government of India in November, 2013. Mr. Mittal was earlier Additional Secretary in Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Mr. Augustine Peter, was Economic Adviser in the Competition Commission of India and belongs to Indian Economic Services, 1982 batch.
A member can hold the office for the period of five years or till reaching the age of 65 years. To become a member individual should have at least 15 years of professional experience in international trade, economics, business, commerce, law, finance, accountancy, management, industry, public affairs or competition matters, including competition law and policy. Members are selected on the recommendation of the selection committee constituted for the purpose.
Still the commission is not filled to its full sanctioned strength, decision on one member is still to be taken by the Government.