Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Know Shunglu Panel’s second member -- Shantanu Consul, 1974 batch Karnataka cadre IAS

FOR Shantanu Consul, a 1974 batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer retiring October 31, there won’t be a rest even for a day. Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has named Consul the only other Member of the VK Shunglu Committee probing alleged financial irregularities in the recent held Delhi Commonwealth Games. Consul is currently secretary department of personnel and training (DoPT) in the ministry of personnel, public grievance and pensions.
An MA in history and certificate holder in German and marketing, Consul started his career as deputy commissioner in Bidar in Karnataka way back on March 1, 1982 only to rise as a government of India secretary. Later in 1990, he competed his MBA from the University of Hull, UK, (1990).
Consul had earlier served as secretary, border management under MHA (February 2008 to July 2008), secretary, ministry of mines and minerals (July 2008 to March 2009) and then secretary, department of drinking water supply (March 2009 to September 2009)
Shunglu panel has been asked to submit its report in three months.
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1) Ms Anisha Sayyed, (Western Railway), Shooting (25m Pistol Team)
2) Ravinder Kumar, (Northern Railway), Wrestling (60 kg Greco Roman)
3) Sanjay, (Northern Railway), Wrestling (74 kg. Greco Roman)
4) Ms Anisha Sayyed, (Western  Railway), Shooting (25m Pistol Indv.)
5) Ms Y Renubala Chanu, (Northeast Frontier  Railway), Weightlifting (58 kg.)
6) Rajinder Singh, (Western Railway), Wrestling (55 kg Greco Roman)
7) Ms Dola Banerjee PP, (Eastern Railway),
Ms L Bombayla Devi , (Eastern Railway), Archery (Recurve Team Event)
8) Narsingh Yadav, (Western Railway), Wrestling (74 kg Free Style)
9) Sushil Kumar, (Northern Railway), Wrestling (66 kg Free Style)
10) Ms Krishna Punia, (North Western Railway), Athletics (Discus Throw)
11) Ms Ashwani AC (South Western Railway), Ms Sini Jose (Southern Railway),  Athletics (4X400 Relay)
12) Manoj Kumar (Northern Railway), Boxing (64 kg), ld
13) Pramjit Samota (Eastern Railway), Boxing (91 kg)

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1 comment:

  1. Shunglu has been bestowed the power of a Supreme Court Judge. Now, he is empowered. The question is whether he and his deputy Consul can deliver or not.