Monday, December 03, 2012

Rajasthan cadre IAS VS Singh killed in a mishap in Jaipur city

ADDITIONAL chief secretary-ranked IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre VS Singh was killed on Monday when a speeding Alto car hit him near central park in Jaipur. The 1978 batch IAS who was the batch-mate of economic affairs secretary Arvind Mayaram and agriculture secretary Ashish Bahuguna, was returning…
after his routine morning walk when the accident took place. The media reports quoting a police commissioner said he was crossing the road when the car hit him. He was taken to the city’s SMS hospital. Singh succumbed to the injuries in the hospital.
A master degree holder both in physics and economics, he was on a study tour, according to DoPT records.
He was district magistrate of Jaipur in early 1990s, and had handled a number of important departments including home, forests and PWD.
Singh is survived by his wife and two daughters.

Action and Appointments
a) The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of PK Malhotra, Member, Securities, Appellate Tribunal, as secretary, Legislative Department, under the law ministry in place of VK Bhasin who has retired.

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