Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Prez Patil says she is proud of more women joining Indian Police Service

PRESIDENT of India Pratibha Patil wants IPS officers to take a few steps ahead of law breakers and says she is proud to see a large number of women joing Indian Police Service. She was talking to a group of probationers of the 61st batch of the IPS who called on her at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. The group of 91 officers, in which 22 are lady officers, bring with them the experience from varied backgrounds, with some of them being qualified doctors, engineers and information tech-nologists.
The women officers of this IPS batch described their aspirations to the President, saying that they would strive to sensitize the police on important social issues, help the poor and be leaders, by having a vision.

Defence secretary on China visit from January 6
Defence secretary Pradeep Kumar, a 1972 batch from Haryana cadre, is expected to visit China from January 6 to hold dialogue with the Chinese military leadership, media reports said. It will be the first ever official visit by an Indian defence secretary to Beijing.

Action and Appointments
a) R Gopalan, a 1976 batch Tamil Nadu cadre IAS, presently special secretary, department of commerce, has been appointed as secretary, department of financial services, ministry of finance by upgrading the post of additional secretary held by G C Chaturvedi, a 1977 batch UP cadre IAS to its original level of secretary. In turn, GC Chaturevedi, will remain as additional secretary in the department of financial services until further orders.
b) Rajinder Pal Singh, a 1976 batch Andhra Pradesh cadre IAS, presently on compulosry wait in the department of financial services, ministry of finance, has been appointed as secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), ministry of commerce and industry in place of Ajay Shanker, a 1973 batch UP cadre IAS who retired on December 31, 2009.
c) Anwar Ehsan Ahmad, a 1976 batch Manipur-Tripura cadre IAS, presently special secretary, ministry of home affairs, has been appointed as secretary, department of border management in the MHA.

1 comment:

  1. The rise of another Kiran Bedi is long overdue. The need if felt more acutely now with so many Rathores around!