it has received enough good copies on the subject. As BoI reported earlier, the department of personnel and training (DoPT) proposed to publish a compendium of best practices on RTI Act, being practised by public authorities. Any Indian citizen is eligible to write those pieces, and the best 20 write-ups would be selected for inclusion in the compendium. The article should capture details of the said RTI practice, including its scope, financial implications, and deployment of resources such as manpower, infrastructure, etc.
RTI Chief, His Colleagues, and Shocker to Netas
“21 Bihari Aur Ek Madrasi”
This is the name of a new book written by 1982 batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS K Suresh, depicting accounts of his own experiences. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday released “21 Bihari Aur Ek Madrasi”. State chief secretary R Parasuram and principal secretary to chief minister, Manoj Shrivastava were present on the occasion. Suresh did post-graduation in fishery science before joining IAS cadre.
Action and Appointments
a) Sanjiv Shankar, a 1993 batch IRS-IT officer, has been reappointed as DoPT director after he came back from US on completion of an MA programme on international development policy at University of Duke, USA.
B) Ms Sanyukta Samaddar, a 1999 batch UP cadre IAS, has been appointed as director in the department of heavy industries and public enterprises.