A circular dated February 9 has been sent to the welfare officers of all Central government ministries and departments. Casual employees working as consultants in various ministries are however not eligible for the competition.
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Theft in IAS children marriageThere was theft of valuables worth Rs 2.5 lakh in a high profile marriage of children of two senior IAS officers in Delhi recently. The incident occurred during the marriage between son of secretary of Information and Broadcasting ministry Uday Kumar Varma and daughter of Uttar Pradesh principal secretary and 1982 batch IAS Susheel Kumar.
A case has been registered against an unknown young man impersonating there as a guest. The victim was the wife of Verma who lost her hand bag which had gold mangalsutra, necklace, ear rings and Rs 20,000 cash. The venue of the event was 5, Ashoka Road in heart of Lutyens’ Delhi.
Action and Appointmentsa) India’s biggest private sector company Reliance Industries has roped in a prominent British babu. The British government official Tony Fountain, who came into news sometime back as the highest paid civil servant in UK, will now be the CEO of Reliance’s refining business. Fountain was the chief executive of Britain’s nuclear dismantling authority.