Monday, February 18, 2019

5 IPS empanelled as DGP-equivalent; 22 Group 'A' service officers empanelled as joint secretary; Full List

THE Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) last week approved the empanelment of five Indian Police Service (IPS) officers for holding Director General Equivalent level posts  at the Centre. The officers belong to 1984 and 1985 batches of West Bengal, UT and Madhya Pradesh cadres. Also, as many as 22 officers belonging to Indian Audit and Account Service, Central Secretariat Service, Indian Postal Service (IPoS) and various railway services, have been empanelled as joint secretary or joint secretary-equivalent at the centre. Here below is the list of the officers:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

4 IAS, 1 IPS get inter cadre deputation; 1 IAS gets 2 years of extension of inter cadre deputation

THE government on Monday accorded its nod for inter cadre deputation or extension of inter cadre deputation to at least five IAS and one IPS officers. The reasons of the inter cadre deputation have varied from “personal grounds” to “personal hardship”. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has okayed each of the order released by the DoPT. Here below are the details of six such orders: 

Monday, February 11, 2019

DoPT’s establishment officer writes to chief secretaries about non-filing of property returns by IAS

THE establishment officer of DoPT has reminded state chief secretaries about non-filing of Immovable Property Returns (IPR) by IAS officers even as the deadline for filing it for the year 2018, was January 31, 2019. In a letter dated February 7, 2019, establishment officer (EO) and additional secretary, PK Tripathi, said, “some officers of your cadre are indicated to have not filed their IPRs for 2018” even as…

Friday, February 08, 2019

MP cadre IAS Julaniya appointed as sports secretary; Air India CMD PS Kharola to be new civil aviation secretary

IN A minor bureaucratic reshuffle at the Centre, sports secretary, Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar, has been transferred to the ministry of Panchayat Raj, and Air India CMD, Pradeep Singh Kharola, has been appointed as new civil aviation secretary. First, here below are four secretary-level reshuffle:

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

New Appointment for IAS, IRS-IT, IOFS and Indian Railway Store Service officers

THE government on Monday appointed an MP cadre IAS —Vivek Aggarwal— as a GoI joint secretary, apart from appointing three other officers belonging to IRS-IT, Indian Railway Store Service and Indian Ordnance Factory Service (IOFS), as directors in various central government departments. Here below are the 4 new appointments:

Monday, February 04, 2019

5 things to know about Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar

AMID the CBI-Kolkata Police tussle that unfolded on Sunday afternoon when officials belonging to the central investigative agency were detailed from outside the Kolkata Police Commissioner’s residence, the cop who hogged the limelight was Rajeev Kumar, 1989 batch IPS and the city police commissioner himself. As the state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee began dharna in support of the city’s top cop, Kumar too joined the dharna, something unprecedented and controversial. Without getting into the merits of the case, here below are five things you may like to know about IPS Rajeev Kumar:

Thursday, January 31, 2019

PMO Reshuffle: Nandini Paliwal shifted out to LBSNAA, Assam cadre officer Kavitha Padmanabhan to move to South Block

IN A minor bureaucratic reshuffle in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Nandini Paliwal, 2003 batch AGMUT cadre IAS, has been laterally shifted to Lal Bahadur Shashtri National Academy for Administration (LBSNAA) whereas Kavitha Padmanabhan, 2006 batch Assam cadre IAS presently working as deputy secretary in the DoPT, has been appointed as deputy secretary in the PMO. Ms Paliwal, 42, originally hails from…

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

IRS customs officer Sanjeev Kumar Singh is new director in Ayush; ITS officer Piyush Chetiya gets extension

Sanjeev Kumar Singh, 2004 batch Indian Revenue Service (Custom and Central Excise) officer, has been appointed as a director in the Ministry of Ayush, New Delhi. In another development, two central secretariat service officers — SK Pani (under secretary in the ministry of health and family welfare) and Saumitra Sahar (under secretary in National Intelligence Grid or NATGRID) — have been transferred to…

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Deputy secretary and director who are willing to work in CVC may end up getting longer deputation tenure. How?

THE officers working as deputy secretary or director in various ministries and departments of the Central government are now given an option of getting additional tenure of two years if they are selected for Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). “If the officer is selected for the post (in CVC), it will be treated as ‘shift” from Central Staffing Scheme post, which will entail additional tenure of two years as per…

Monday, January 28, 2019

Know more about VK Shunglu, a 1962 batch retired IAS who’s given Padma Bhushan

A DAY after the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi ended with much fun-fare in October 2010, the then Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, appointed a panel to look into the allegations of corruption related to the mega sporting event. The man at the held was former Comptroller and Auditor General and 1962 batch IAS, V K Shunglu. On Friday, the present Modi Sarkar conferred him Padma Bhushan for his exceptional performance in the field of civil service. The only other civil servant who was also given the Padma award this year was…