Category Archives: State

Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab effect massive IAS reshuffle

Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab – effected massive administrative reshuffle of IAS officers.  In Andhra Pradesh 35 IAS officers got new posting. Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu handpicked a junior officer PS Pradyumna of 2004 batch into the CMO and made him his joint secretary. Pradyumna originally hails from Karnataka. He was earlier joint collector… Read More

Yash Pal Singhal appointed as the new DG of Haryana Police

Mr. Yash Pal Singhal, IPS 1983 batch,  is the new Director General Police (DGP) of Haryana Police. Prior to this appointment, he was the Director General of Vigilance Bureau.  He has replaced Mr. S.N. Vashisht,  IPS 1981 batch,  who will now be officiating as DG Haryana State Vigilance Bureau in place of Mr. Singhal.  Mr. Vashisht is due to retire … Read More

President clears Citizenship ordinance merging PIO, OCI schemes


The President of India is said to have cleared an ordinance amending the Indian Citizenship Act to merge the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes. This will ensure life-long Indian visa to PIOs, besides exempting them from police reporting.

The amendments to the Citizenship Act will benefit PIOs and will give them benefits… Read More

CBEC Promotes 84 Addl Commissioner to the Rank of Commissioner

The Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) under Union Ministry of Finance has promoted 84 Indian Revenue Service (IRS C&CE) Officers of Additional Commissioner grade to the Rank of Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise.

On Promotion CBEC transferred & posted them in Various Zones of Customs & Central Excise across India.CBEC … Read More

Madhukar Naik Dheeravath appointed as Deputy Secretary, Minority Affairs

Presently on compulsory wait in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Madhukar Naik Dheeravath IDAS 2002 has been appointed as Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs.


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Alok Joshi to take over NTRO

Days after his retirement as the chief of India’s external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Alok Joshi has been appointed as the new chairman of the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO). Joshi will take over as OSD next week, and officially as chairman on April 30.

Joshi, a Haryana cadre IPS officer of the 1976 batch, has … Read More

R N Nayak felicitated with the Power Persona of the Year Award

R N Nayak, CMD, Power Grid, has been felicitated with the Power Personal of the Year Award by Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP) in recognition of his contribution for accelerated development of power sector.

The award was given by Sanwar Lal Jat, Union Minister of State, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.… Read More

Rajeev Bhardwaj conferred with Corporate Leadership Award

Rajeev Bhardwaj, Director (HR), Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has been conferred with Indian Achievers’ Award for Corporate Leadership in Human Resources for outstanding achievements in business & social service.

The award was presented during 38th National Seminar on CSR in India: Challenges & Opportunities.… Read More

P Krishnamurthy appointed PS to Defence Minister

P Krishnamurthy a 1997 batch IAS officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram-Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre has been appointed as private secretary to defence minister Manohar Parrikar.

Krishnamurthy,is presently working as resident commissioner at Goa Sadan in New Delhi. He has been appointed for a five-year period or on co-terminus basis with the minister’s… Read More

Sutirtha Bhattacharya takes charge as CMD, Coal India

Sutirtha Bhattacharya has taken charge as Coal India’s Chairman and Managing Director. Prior to this, Bhattacharya was the CMD of state-owned Singareni Collieries Company.

Coal India was without a full-time head since S Narsing Rao resigned from the post in May, 2014 to join Telangana government.Additional Secretary Coal A K Dubey was given the additional… Read More