IN AN unprecedented development,
’s Prime Minister Naoto Japan has sidestepped the country’s bureaucratic channels and in turn created a temporary response team to the nuclear crisis. Kan , known for his anti-bureaucracy stance, has included his own advisers in the response team. The move has angered Kan ’s career officials who are now subtly spreading the message that the earthquake-tsunami-nuke leak crisis is not being handled properly, local media reports say. Japan
’s office is getting flaks for avoiding normal bureaucratic procedures to handle the crisis. When there was a fire, Kan ’s office reportedly gave the order to send police trucks rather than fire tenders! Kan
PM’s Official Residence) Japan
Govt invites suggestions on prevention of bribery of foreign public officials
The government has invited comments and suggestions from people on “The Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organizations Bill, 2011” which was introduced in the Lok Sabha on
March 25, 2011. Those who are interested may send their views or suggestions on the Bill by 30th April 2011,a DoPT circular dated April 11, 2011 says.
Action and AppointmentsP Hazarika, a retired IAS officer from Guwahati, presently working as officer on special duty in the Sports Authority of Assam has been appointed as an advisor for Goa National Games Secretariat.