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Field Marshal in IPS- M K Narayanan
Who is the Field Marshal in the IPS? At a get-together name of West
Bengal Governor M K Narayanan was unanimously referred. He is a retired
1955 batch IPS officer. Field Marshal means who doesn't retire.
IIFT to hold golden jubilee celebrations on
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), a deemed university, is holding
golden jubilee celebrations after completing 50 years of foundation
on May 2, 2013. President, Pranab Mukherjee will be Chief Guest while
Union Minister for Commerce, Industry & Textile, Anand Sharma and
Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Dr D Purandeswari
are Guests of Honour. IIFT Chairman and Commerce Secretary, S R Rao
and IIFT Director Dr Surajit Mitra are the organisers.
19 IAS officers retiring in April
As many as 19 officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) belonging
to various cadres and batches are retiring in April 2013. They are V
Venkateshwara Bhat; K R Kishore of Andhra Pradesh; Manohar Pandey of
Chhattisgarh; Inderjeet Prasad Gautam of Gujarat cadre; Prem Kumar,
Padam Singh Chauhan and B M Nanta of Himachal Pradesh; C S Kedar, Shivaraam,
Md A Sadiq of Karnataka cadre; K Jose Cyriac of Kerala cadre; Ramesh
Chandra Sagar of Maharashtra cadre; D S Poonia of Manipur-Tripura cadre;
T Ramachandru of Orissa cadre; S K Sharma of Punjab cadre; Rakesh Kacker,
Dipal Jain of Tamil Nadu cadre; Vinita Kumar of Uttarakhand and Jaya
Ghosh of West Bengal cadre.
Orders of Anil Goswami as Home Secretary being
issued tonight (UPDATED)
With the Prime Minister clearing the appointment file, the orders of
1978 batch IAS officer of Jammu & Kashmir cadre, Anil Goswami as
next Home Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs are being issued
on Friday night.
Who will be Secretary, Social Justice?
Who will succeed Anil Goswami as Secretary, Social Justice? Search has
already started for the post.
U S Bawa to be MD, NEHHDC
Brig. U S Bawa, Ministry of Defence, has been recommended for the post
of Managing Director, North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Corporation
Limited (NEHHDC) at a Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) meeting
held on April 25, 2013.
Sarkar to be new LIC Chairman?
Sushobhan Sarkar is likely to be appointed new Chairman of the LIC.
He reportedly figures at number one in the panel for the post.
Four short-listed for MD, LIC ?
S B Mainak, S K Roy, Usha Sangwan and V K Sharma are believed to have
been short-listed for the post of MD, LIC.
Ranjit Rae would move to Kathmandu
As the grapevine has it, Ranjit Rae is all set to move to Kathmandu.
The 1980 batch IFS officer, younger brother of Petroleum Secretary Vivek
Rae, is tipped to replace Jayant Prasad in Kathmandu as Indian Ambassador
Resignation of Vijay Singh accepted
Government of India has accepted the resignation of Vijay Singh from
the post of Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). He is a
1970 batch former IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh.
(We said this on Apr 17, 2013)
Will Dr Chawla move to IMF ?
Dr Arunish Chawla is likely to move to the IMF in Washington. He is
a1992 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.
Avnish Awasthy joins GoI
Avnish Awasthy has joined the Government of India as Joint Secretary
Department of Disability. He is a 1987 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh
(We said this on March 29, 2013)
Orders of V H Kalbande as MD, NERAMAC soon
The orders of V H Kalbande, CGM, MSSC, Ltd, for the appointment as Managing
Director, North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation
Limited (NERAMAC) are expected to be issued in first week of May, 2013.
(We said this on Feb 8, 2013)
A K Singh would mark his new stint as DIG,
Operations at Force HQ
Anant Kumar Singh is all set to serve as DIG, Int./Operations at CISF
HQ. He is a 1994 batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre.
P K Mohanty to be new Chief Secretary of Andhra
P K Mohanty is taking over as new Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh
on May 1. He is a 1979 batch IAS officer.
Gupta to be Secretary, OIDB
Joint Secretary, Petroleum, L N Gupta is moving as Secretary, Oil Industries
Development Board (OIDB). He is a 1986 batch IAS officer of Orissa cadre.
O P Chaudhary gets PM award for excellent works
O P Chaudhary has been conferred with conferred the `Prime Minister's
Awards for Excellence in Public Administration' for the year 2011-12
for taking initiative in opening schools and other outstanding works
in Naxal infested Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh. He is a 2005 batch
IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.
April 30 would be last working day for Gautam
in Gujarat Govt
Indrajeet Prasad Gautam is scheduled to retire on April 30. Gautam,
Principal Secretary, Urban Development and Urban Housing Department,
is a 1986 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre. He has etched a benchmark
for Gujarat bureaucracy by way of his substantial contribution in
planning projects like riverfront, BRTS and EWS housing.
Big ticket bureaucratic reshuffle on anvil
in Jharkhand post President's visit?
As the grapevine has it a big ticket bureaucratic reshuffle is on the
anvil after the President of India completes his Jharkhand visit on
April 30. Reportedly, the reshuffle would set the pace of governance
and would give a glimpse of administration on the onset of Assembly
elections in the state.
Will Rajiv Rai be Secretary, PESB?
Rajiv Rai is likely to join as Secretary Public Enterprises Selection
Board (PESB). He is a CSS officer.
Anurag Kapil deputed as Deputy Secretary, Coal
Anurag Kapil, SG/IRAS, North Western Railway, has been deputed as Deputy
Secretary, Ministry of Coal for a period of four years.
Mrs Aruna Bahuguna relieved to join as Spl
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has relieved Mrs Aruna Bahuguna of
cadre responsibility and paved the way for joining central deputation
as Special Director General in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).
She is a 1979 batch IPS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.
(We said this on March 5 & Apr 9, 2013)
Sanjay Pungalia posted as Director, Forward
Markets Commission, Mumbai
Indian Revenue Service-Income Tax (IRS-IT) officer Sanjay Punglia, presently
Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, has been appointed as Director, Forward
Markets Commission, Government of India, Mumbai.
P S S Reddy posted as OSD in CCIT (CCA) office,
Indian Revenue Service-Income Tax (IRS-IT) officer, P S S Reddy, Commissioner
of Income Tax, has been posted as OSD in the office of CCIT (CCA), Delhi
Justice A K Pathak is Addl. Judge, Delhi HC
Justice Anil Kumar Pathak has been appointed as Additional Judge of
Delhi High Court for a period of two years with effect from May 14,
Lt Gen Chachra to head Northern Command
Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra is all set to succeed Lt Gen K T Parnik as head
of the Northern Command. Lt Gen K T Parnaik, is retiring on June 30.
Lt Gen Philip Campose to head Western Command
Head of the Perspective Planning (PP) Directorate at the Army Headquarters,
Lt Gen Philip Campose will be new head of the Western Command.
Lt Gen Sanjeev Madhok to be elevated
DG, IT, Lt Gen Sanjeev Madhok is being elevated as the chief of Army's
Shimla-based Training Command.
Lt Gen Anil Chait to move Delhi ?
Central Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chait is likely be shifted to head
the tri-services Integrated Defence Services Headquarters in Delhi .
Lt Gen Rajan Bakshi to be Central Army Commander
Leh based 14 Corps head Lt Gen Rajan Bakshi is being tipped to be Army
Commander Central Command.
14 IFS officers transferred in Rajasthan
As many as 14 officers of Indian Forest Service (IFS) have been transferred
and posted at different places in Rajasthan. Accordingly, S N Singh
has been appointed as APCCF, Headquarters, Jaipur while Virendra Singh
will now be APCCF, Administration, Headquarters, Jaipur and M K Kuril
is APCCF, Production, Jaipur. Similarly, Dr Suresh Chandra has been
made APCCF, CAMPA, Jaipur; G V Reddy as APCCF, Project Formulation and
Coordination, Jaipur; K C Sakarwal as APCCF, NTFP, Jaipur; Rajiv Kumar
Goyal as CCF, Bharatpur; K K Garg as CCF, Udaypur; R S Shekhawat as
Conservator of Forests in the office of CCF, Ajmer; Rajesh Kumar Gupta
as Conservator of Forests, M & E in the office of CCF, Jaipur; T
C Verma as Conservator of Forest, Concurrent Evaluation, Jaipur; V S
Bohra as CF, Wildlife, Jaipur; Ajay Kumar Gupta as Joint Project Director,
RFBP, Jaipur and Mrs Akanksha Chaudhary has been made Deputy Conservator
of Forest, Wildlife, Zoo, Jaipur.
S K Mohanty is Director, Forward Markets Commission,
S K Mohanty, Commissioner of Income Tax (A), Jamnagar, has been deputed
as Director, Forward Markets Commission, Government of India, Mumbai,
on deputation basis for a period of three years.
Dadoo assigned addl. charge of CMD, MMTC
J K Dadoo, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce has been assigned
an additional charge of CMD, MMTC for a period of 15 days. He is a 1983
batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre.
PESB seeks applications for Director (Finance) in CSL
Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) has invited applications for
the post of Director (Finance) in Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). Those
willing to apply can send their applications to the PESB before June
Barua to join as Director (Fin), NRL on May 1
S K Barua, GM, NRL, is joining as Director, Finance, Numaligarh Refinery
Limited (NRL) on May 1, 2013.
(We said this on Oct 9, 2013)
M S Ravindranath takes over as Director (Mines),
M S Ravindranath, CGM, NLC, has assumed the charge as Director (Mines),Neyveli
Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC). (We said this on Nov 20, 2012)
SAIL receives SCOPE Award for Best HR Practices
from the President (UPDATED)
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) the country's leading steel-making
company and a 'Maharatna' Public Sector Enterprise has won the prestigious
SCOPE Award for Best Practices in Human Resource Management for the
year 2011-12. The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the
award to Chairman, SAIL C.S.Verma, in the presence of Union Minister
of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Shri Praful Patel. Dedicating
the award to SAIL employees, Mr Verma said, "It is the unflinching
spirit, commitment and dedication of every employee of SAIL which has
enabled us to take pioneering initiatives in the field of HR".
He also acknowledged the significant role of employees' associations
and unions, in creating a peaceful and harmonious work environment.
The award was presented at the Public Sector Day function organized
by SCOPE at Vigyan Bhawan. The key resource of SAIL is its human capital
consisting of a highly committed and competent team of 1,01,878 employees.
The award is testimony to the high premium placed by SAIL on nurturing
and developing its human resources.
Poddar is new CVO of CONCOR (UPDATED)
A K Poddar has been appointed as Chief Vigilance Officer in the Container
Corporation of India (CONCOR), New Delhi . He is 1987 batch IPoS officer.
62 IRSME officers get JAG
As many as 62 officers of Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers
(IRSME) have been promoted to the rank of Junior Administrative Grade
(JAG). The officers are: Mrinal Dey of NFR; Manish Gangarekar of WR;
Ashwani Kumar Dikshit of NER; Manish Rajvanshi of NWR; Mohammad Saquib
of SWR; Shyam Babu Patel of SECR; Ajit Kumar Singh of SER; Nitin Mehrotra
of ER; Vineet Singhal of ECOR; Dilip Kumar of ECR; Gaurav Kumar Singh
of SR; Mohd Saif of NFR; Umesh Kumar of SWR; P K Basu of WR; D Das Karmakar
of SECR; Y N Singh of WR; S S Bhattacharya of NWR;P Sudevan of SR; M
C Rajput of WR; S K Sethiya of WCR; M Chandrakumar of SR; A Manickavasagam
of ICF; Iqbal Singh of DMW; B Venkat Rao, G V Durga Prasad and V V Sarveswarudu
of SCR; G Chandrasekaran, C C Joy of SR; Ram Avtar of DLW; U K Singh
of ER; A P Sangole of WR; Ashok Kumar Abrol of NWR; D Sivagnanamurthy
Harish Chander Jangid of WR; M L Ghosh of CR; R P Sharma of RCF; P A
Salahudeen and D Jayaraman of SR; Dipankar Shai, R P Sharma of CR; T
K Sain of RDSO, Bibhas Nag, T K Maity Ramen Mallick of ER; S S Parashar
of NCR; Anis Sheikh Mohd of WCR; Kamal Mohan of NR; Alanatha Hazra,
Debabrata Ghosh, Ajoy Rudra of ER; V Kalyana Sundaram of ICF; Gian Singh
Negi of RCF; I C Mandi of SECR; Utkarsh of SWR, Brijesh Kumar Pandey
of NER; Parivesh Sahu of CR; Yogesh Kumar Dewangan of SECR; Gaurav Sharma
of NWR; Vinamra Mishra of ECR and Amit Sinha and Rajesh Kumar of ECR.
BoI donates mobile medical van in Kenya (UPDATED)
Bank of India (BoI), Executive Director, M S Raghavan has donated a
cheque of Ksh 4,640 Mn to Lions Sigthtfirst Eye Hospital for purchase
of Mobile Medical Van. On this occasion, Njuguna Ndung'u, governor,
Central Bank of Kenya, Samson Ndegwa, Chairman of the Hospital, Manu
Chandaria, Chairman of LAC and R K Verma Chief Executive, Kenya Centre
were also present.
Bakshi takes VRS (UPDATED)
After a 30 year distinguished and decorated service career, the Indian
Broadcast Service Officer B.M.Bakshi, who rose to the rank of Additional
Director General, Doordarshan, took VRS on Friday. At present, he was
working as Director, Delhi Doordarshan Kendra, New Delhi. During his
brilliant career, he worked on a number of sensitive assignments in
the Doordarshan and Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Bakshi
has masterminded the art of VIP and
Live-telecast coverage. A number of Universities offered him to be an
President to address Public Sector Day function
at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi
President of India, Pranab Mukherjee is all set to address the Chief
Executives of Public Sector Enterprises and honour the 4th Public Sector
Day Celebrations at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi today. Mukherjee will also
present SCOPE Meritorious Awards to the PSUs in Specialized Fields.
The function would mark the culmination of week-long Public Sector day
Celebrations across the country observed collectively by SCOPE, Department
of Public Sector Enterprises, Govt. of India and the Public Sector Fraternity.
The function is all set to unveil a spectrum of promises, developments
for the Public Sector. Praful Patel, Minister of Heavy Industries and
Public Enterprises; Dr Nitish Sengupta, Chairman of Board for Reconstructions
of Public Sector Enterprises; O P Rawat, IAS, Secretary, Department
of Public Enterprises; C S Verma, Chairman, SCOPE & SAIL and Dr
U D Choubey, Director General, SCOPE will also address the award function.
Palia steps down as Non Exec. Director of Tata Steel Ltd
S M Palia, Non Executive Director of Tata Steel Ltd has stepped down
from the Board of Directors of the company on attaining the age of 75
Singh resigns as Shareholder Director of Dena
Dr Pritam Singh, Shareholder Director of Dena Bank has resigned from
the Board of Directors of the Bank.
Sharma ceases to be Director of Union Bank
B M Sharma has ceased to be Director on the Board of Directors of Union
Bank of India on completion of his tenure
Choksey re-appointed MD of Apcotex Industries Ltd
Apcotex Industries Limited has re-appointed Abhiraj Choksey as Managing
Director of the company w.e.f. May 1, 2013.
Bhutoria resigns as COO of Khaitan Electricals
Surendra Bhutoria has resigned as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Khaitan
Chandok appointed Company Secretary of Tulip
Tulip Telecom Limited has appointed Sumit Chandhok as the Company Secretary
of the company.
Shyamsukha appointed Whole-time Director of
GeeCee Ventures Ltd
GeeCee Ventures Limited has appointed Gaurav Shyamsukha who is Chief
Financial Officer (CFO) of the company as its Whole-Time Director for
a period of three years w.e.f. May1, 2013
Pai resigns as CFO of PI Industries Ltd
Sanjay R Pai, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of PI Industries Ltd has
resigned from the company.
Ananthasivan resigns as Director of Cheslind
Murali Ananthasivan has resigned as Director of Cheslind Textiles Ltd.
Srivastava appointed Non Exec. Director of
M&B Switchgears Ltd
Rajiva Kumar Srivastava has been appointed as Non-Executive and Independent
Director of M&B Switchgears Ltd.
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Why contradictions in Rule framing Body (DoPT)?
The Office of EO, DoPT vide Circular No. 7/3/2013-EO(SM-I) dated April
22, 2013 has invited applications for filling up the post of Joint Secretary
in an attached office of the Planning Commission on deputation basis
under non-Central Staffing Scheme for a period of Five years. However,
in eligibility conditions, the Ministries/Departments have been asked
to recommend the names of only those officers who are empanelled as
Joint Secretary under Central Staffing Scheme? Why this contradiction?
How the EO office has committed such error? As per Non-CSS deputation
terms and conditions as contained in DoPT OM dated 17.6.2010, the initial
tenure is only three years. Extension for 4th and 5th year is granted
after approval of the Secretary and Minister concerned. The terms and
conditions for CSS and Non-CSS deputations are altogether different.
CGHS beneficiaries are suffering due to rough treatment at Government
hospitals. Specifically pensioners are worst sufferers. Neither they
are able to get appointments nor they can wait in long queues due to
old and poor health. Govt. has closed eyes and ears to listen their
grievances. Ministry has not taken any action to start empanelling private
hospitals which have been removed recently. It is humble submission
to Minister of Health & WF to look into the matter personally and
see all the hospitals in Delhi made available to CGHS beneficiaries
Tons of appreciation to R K Singh for his efforts regarding bringing
out facts of Baba Saheb to this so called intellectual class who don't
know anything except their own interests.
Thanks for the valuable information about Babasaheb.
M A Rao
Modi the Great
One thing that goes credit to Narendra Modi, that he has created a
competitive atmosphere among the CMs that who has made most development
of his State. That's the Modi the Great.
Nitish Kumar fooling country
Nitish Kumar is fooling the country. Narendra Modi is a great leader
and administrator. He is the best person to lead the country.
Statement could have been better
The Home Minister's April 22nd Statement could have been drafted better
M L Gupta