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Vivek Sahai to be Chairman of Railway Board ?
the grapevine has it, Vivek Sahai is one of the main contenders as far new Chairman
Railway Board (CRB) was concerned. Present incumbent S.S.Khurana is due to retire
in May 2010. Sahais chances are quite bright.
to be Chairman of JNPT !
P Rama Mohan Rao is being tipped to be
new Chairman of the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).He is 1985 batch IAS officer
of TamilNadu cadre. Search Committee is believed to have cleared the name of Rao
for the post.
Atulya Mishra to be Chairman of Chennai
In all probability, Atulya Mishra will be new Chairman
of the Chennai Port Trust.He is 1988 batch IAS officer of TamilNadu cadre. Search
Committee is believed to have cleared the name of Mishra for the post.
KP Krishnan tipped to be Secretary, panel for financial stability
the grapevine has it, Dr K P Krishnan - Joint Secretary, Capital Market (CM) CVO
in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), is poised to be Member Secretary
of the panel for financial stability, which is soon to be set up. He is an IAS
officer of the 1983 batch who belongs to the Karnataka cadre.
entries for PMs award
As many as 200 entries have been received
for this years Prime Ministers award that will be presented on April
CSB to meet today Meeting of the CSB is taking place in Delhi on
Nagesh Pydah to be CMD, Oriental Bank of Commerce
the grapevine has it, Nagesh Pydah, ED, Punjab National Bank, is going to be new
Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC).
P Agrawal is Chairman of IIT Delhi
Former Secretary of Higher Education
in the Government of India RP Agarwal has been suddenly made chairman, Board of
Governors of IIT Delhi, replacing Dr. Ramamurthy. He is retired 1972 batch IAS
officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.
FCI to have a Chairman
Secretary level officer is likely to be appointed as Chairman
of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) soon. MD has already been appointed.
Ram to join Karnataka Government
Former Secretary Surface Transport
in the Government of India Gokul Ram is returning to the parent Karnataka cadre
this week. He is 1974 batch IAS officer.He is now hale and hearty.
file of 1990 batch IAS is with HM
Empanelment file of 1990 batch
IAS officers to the rank of Joint Secretary in the Government of India is expected
to be cleared by the Home Minister in a day or two.
Das to be new CS of Assam
Naba Kumar Das, IAS(AM:76), who is presently
Special Secretary, Department Agriculture & Cooperation in the (Ministry
of Agriculture) will take over as new Chief Secretary of Assam on April 1, 2010.
Anand to be Member Cargo in Inland Waterways Authority
As the grapevine has
it, B Anand is tipped to be Member Cargo in Inland Waterways Authority. He is
an IAS officer of the 1987 batch who belongs to the Tamil Nadu cadre.
Rao to be Surveyar General of India
S.SubbaRao is being tipped to
be new Surveyar General of India. Clearance of the name of Rao is still awaited.
to be GM Northern Railway
S K Budhalakoti presently working Additional
Member in the Railway Board is being appointed new General Manager of the Northern
Railway. Orders are expected to be issued on Monday.
( We said this on
January 19 )
Mittal to head RDSO
Secretary Railway Board K B L Mittal is moving to Lucknow as head of the RDSO.
Former orders are being issued on Monday.
( We said this on November 19,2009
Latest take on IOC, CMD
grapevine has it, an IAS officer could be appointed as Chairman & Managing
Director (CMD) in Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). The post fell vacant after the
exit of Sarthak Behuria on from IOCs top slot on February 28, 2010.
Bharati tipped to be CCIT Jaipur
As the grapevine has it, Mukesh
Bharati, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (CCIT), Jodhpur, is tipped to be CCIT
Udipta Ray to be relieved from Goa for Pondicherry
Ray, Secretary, Goa who is under transfer from Goa to Pondicherry will be relieved
by end of March 2010. He is an IAS officer of 1994 batch who belongs to the AGMU
Meena to join GoI
P D Meena has
been relieved by the Madhya Pradesh Government to join the Government of India
as Joint Secretary in the Department of Tribal Affairs. He is 1980 batch IAS officer.He
is likely to join on Monday.
Deena Nath Kapoor to
retire on March 31, 2010
Deena Nath Kapoor, PS to CBI Director,
will be retiring on March 31, 2010 after completing his 28 years in CBI. He is
very efficient, dedicated and hard-working officer. A God fearing Kapoor is attached
with Iskon temple. Kapoor is a CBI cadre officer.
IPS officers to be elevated as IGs
As the grapevine has it, the
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in Government of India has recommended name of
seven officers of DIG rank for promotion as IGs. They are: M.S. Mallhi, Sanjay
Singh, Rama Swami, A.M. Bhatnagar, R.K. Panuat, K. Srinivasan
& S.S. Jodha
Tinku Biswal goes on One months leave
Director Agriculture with
the Kerala Government Ms. Tinku Biswal has gone on one month long leave. She is
an IAS officer of 1997 batch who belongs to the Kerala cadre.
Nuzhat Hassans tenure extended
Appointment Committee of Cabinet
(ACC) has approved the deputation period of Ms. Nuzhat Hassan from 19.2.2010 to
20.2.2012. Ms. Hassan has already completed her 5 years central deputation period
as Director, National Book Trust (NBT) in the Ministry of HRD. She is an IPS officer
of the1991 batch who belongs to the AGMU Cadre. She is the wife of Taj Hassan
IPS, OSD to Salman Khursheed Indian Minister of State for Minorities Affairs.
to get extension ?
Rajan Sehgal who is Director in the Ministry
of Forests and Environment is expected to get extension in his deputation tenure.
He is 1992 batch IFS officer of Kerala cadre.
official Sharma promoted as IG
RK Sharma, DIG (ADDL/CSC/CR, Mumbai),
has been promoted as IG cum CSC/Core, Allahabad. He is a RPF Police Cadre officer
in Ministry of
Railway. Government of India.
Negis central deputation on the anvil
The Government of India
(GOI) in the offer list has retained the name of BNS Negi .He is an IPS officer
of the 1988 batch who belongs to the Himachal Pradesh cadre.
to get new Member Operations
The Airports Authority of India (AAI)
of which Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) is VP Agrawal is going to get new
IA & AS officer Jaya Bhagat
Services of Ms. Jaya Bhagat (IA&AS-95), Director
in the office of Director General of Audit, Central Expenditure, New Delhi, are
placed at the disposal of the Government of India for appointment as Director
in the Department of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi, on deputation basis
for a period of five years.
Khan to go to Astana
Azar A H Khan, Director (Gulf) in the Ministry of
External Affairs, has been moved to Astana as Counsellor.
Revenue Service Association meeting postponed
Indian Revenue Service
Associations (IRS - All India Body) meeting of the Central Executive Committee
and President & General Secretary of all state units of IRS Association earlier
scheduled to be held on April 3, 2010 has been deferred. It will now be held on
April 9, 2010 at 11.00 a.m. in the Conference Hall, 5th Floor, Mayur Bhawan, New
Delhi, under the chairmanship of Sunil Chopra, President, IRS Association
reshuffle in TamilNadu
There is IAS reshuffle in TamilNadu. SS Jawahar
has been appointed Secretary of the the newly-created Department for the Welfare
of Differently Abled Persons.The services of K Gopal, Additional Commissioner
of Revenue Administration, are placed at the disposal of the TNMSC for appointment
as its Managing Director in place of Sandeep Saxena. Jayashree Muralidharan will
now be ED of the State Industries Promotion Corporation. V Palanikumar has been
made Joint Commissioner of Revenue Administration. T.P. Rajesh will be new Collector
of Tiruvallur. P. Ekambaram has been posted as Commissioner for Disciplinary Proceedings,
Coimbatore.R. Anandkumar has been transferred as Joint Commissioner, Commercial
Maj Gen Gupta is new Chairman of
Major General (retd) LK Gupta is new Chairman of the Indian
National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH).He has replaced SK Misra.
Vijay Jolly to be BJP President,Delhi
Jolly, ex-MLA of Delhi is going to be new next President of Delhi State, BJP .Leader
of the Opposition in Delhi Vidhan Sabha V K Malhotra has to say yes
Three ASPs promoted in TamilNadu
ASPs have been promoted to the rank of SP in TamilNadu. S. Murugasamy will now
be SP, Economic Offences Wing-II, Chennai. B.Subramaniam, will be SP, Video Piracy
Cell, Chennai and K Mohan Duraisamy DC Crime and Traffic, Tirunelveli city.
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Empanelment file of 1990 batch
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Satyendra Kumar Kaushik, SAG/IRAS is back from deputation.On
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Air India to have COO soon
Air India is
likely to appoint COO in a couple of weeks. VP of flight operations in Jet Airways
Gustav Baldauf, senior director of marketing in Air Canada George Reeleder and
chief officer (commercial) Malta Airways Brock Friesen have been interviewed for
Decks cleared for CMDs appointments in
public sector banks
Decks cleared for appointment of new Chairman
& Managing Directors (CMDs)in public sector banks have cleared as the Supreme
Court has dismissed the PIL. Vigilance clearance of those senior Executive Director
(ED) level bankers whose selection for elevation as Chairman & Managing Director
(CMD) in different public sector banks was done has already been sought.
Bank to appoint Business Correspondents
Oriental Bank of Commerce
is going to appoint about 3,000 business correspondents in the country.
The Punjab AG has shot down the vendetta cases being
withdrawn idea after all!!
'Interfering in Judiciarys domain is
not such a good idea is his call!!
Junior Badal is prone to
such ideas but this one bordered on madness!!
Now in Juniors Camp after
AGs advice there is sadness!!
Junior is worried about the scenario
post the next State Election!!
Because he knows in the next election Akali
BJP face rejection!!
He has nightmares of Amrinder in a Punjab
Cops uniform chasing him!
And he gets up with a jolt and runs into his
There he thinks of ideas and runs on the treadmill!!!
usually ends up taking a pain killer pill!!
Though there are rumors
that he and Amrinder have settled matters!!!
They only do noora
kushti saying they will rip each other to tatters!!
Balsahib is one
thaali ka baingan
. keeps changing his stance!!
appoint a reminder so that on his past statements he can glance!
making a new one 'the reminder' should remind him of the ones hes
Because the same Bachchan he praised yesterday a month back he had flayed!!
of Bachchan his wifey Jaya held a Meet the Press!!
sure all understood her statement falling in love does gives stress!!
per her logic to avoid stress girls should not marry!!!
Questions on why she
felt so she did parry!!
She also did not answer questions on why
Bachchans and Gandhis fell apart!
And indicated the friendship cannot restart!!!
said she was the real bread winner in the family and she made the bread!!
meant the bread which her family she fed!!
The general opinion was
please tell her to stay at home and supply bread!!
getting a re-nomination for RS we all dread!!
in front of the SIT and he answered SITs sixty plus questionnaire!
by the looks of it pretty good he did fare!!
In Delhi Sajjan appeared
before the Court and questioned its jurisdiction!!
Case will meander for years
is my prediction!!
And Mohna says in a Democracy Justice is a must!!!
Ji you know how Congress has made people loose in Justice their trust?
soon in India all education seats and jobs will be reserved!!
That is because
towards serving political ambitions reservation has swerved!
will not be a criteria any more!!!
Education seats and jobs will be given on
Those who cannot wrangle reservation seats or
jobs will go overseas!!
Merit as a yardstick will cease!
those who have benefited from reservation and have merit will emigrate!!
talent will literally walk out of the gate!!
a Society that does not value and award merit ultimately becomes
One has to give merit its importance and due regard!!
Bachchan Jr., posters were removed from the Earth Hour Event !!
total ballistic Papa Bachchan went!!
He says this was done at the
behest of Congress and BJPs gone a step ahead!
This is the start
of another Emergency Jawdekar said!
Jawdekar did not say anything
on Shiv Senas emergency in Mumbai City!
For non Maharashtrians Sena has
BJPs duality sure does sicken!!
And seems after
Ghadkari's taken over BJP's got filmy and totally start stricken!!
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We are still colonial in our outlook is all that's proven once
again when we hear about the blame game in the face of the Commonwealth games!
Present is witness to it and future shall prove to be the same if the Engineering
fraternity as a whole does not respond to this identity crisis in our country.
If we cannot be awarded for all the good work shouldered, we are not to be punished
for the failures.
Kudos for raising the voice of Engg.
Kudos for raising the voice of the Engineering Professionals
of the country. What we miss to see is the ATR on mismanagement of many Govt.
establishments/ Institutions which are in the red or closed now AND which were
at one time headed by the Blue Eyed Boys of the Elite Services. I can remember
the fate of Super Bazar & DTC of Delhi. The readers will be able to identify
many more such cases across the country. Our country is perhaps yet to acknowledge
the contribution of the Engineers, which affect the daily life of a common man
at every step. Wish the voice is heard in the right quarters!
games2010...bureaucracy plays it again!
It is a fact that on and off Engineers
have been coroneted with the crowns for failures as the success is destined for
the bureaucrats as the fundamental law of justice!
It does not surprise any
of us any further that the credit and acclamation for any infrastructure breakthroughs
like the ones in Bihar also goes to the bureaucrats
though the engineers are
striving day and night for the same. We have just remained responsible for targets
or failures ...the success can never be owned by us!
Government considers them superior ?
Why does the Government consider
the IAAS, IPoS, IRTS, IRS (Customs) and IRS(Income tax) unworthy of getting what
the IPS and the Indian Forest Service (not recruited through the Civil Service
Exam but recruited through an exam which is limited to only science graduates
and hence limited competition)are getting? Many an officer in the IRS did not
opt for the IPS. Anyway, why should there be blatant discrimination with the "Central"
Services when they are recruited through the same exam especially since 1979 since
when the exam and the number of papers is the same and more so since 1994 when
half the officers in the IAS have ranks lower than half the officers in the IPS
and the IRS? What is sacrosanct about the "All India" Services (except
that the IAS tries to create an artificial boundary between itself and the rest-
which it cannot create any more so it has created an AIS instead of IAS!). The
"Central" Services should get what the IAS is getting. Period. Moreover
since this Brahmanism can not end otherwise, there should be a quota in Central
Staffing (which are open posts for all, but are almost exclusively manned by the
IAS in practice in violation of all Rules) for the IPS and Central Services for
posts of Joint Secretary and above. Without that, justice will never be done to
the Other Backward Services(OBS- non IAS services).
CAs to increase revenue
Chartered Accountants (CA) should have a job opportunity
in revenue services in government department. Many experienced CAs aged between
30 to 35 years have great practical experience as well as professional knowledge
which can serve better for the government to increase revenue. CA having 6 to
10 years of expertise in private sector or in practice have more knowledge than
a IRS appointed in Revenue department.
Malik has a great sense of humour or shall we say sarcasm when he praises Bhide.
Bhides contribution is unparallel
to lowering the morale of IRS, denying the revenue officers proper scale in pay
commission implementation is unparallel. The way he used to talk to officers in
the meetings only showed his arrogance.