Governments/UTs to review IAS cadre issues & other matters

jitendra Singh
jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, MoS PMO, Atomic Energy and Space and MoS (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh will hold a meeting with the Principal Secretaries (Personnel/GAD) of the State Governments and Union Territories here. The meeting will discuss the progress made by the State Governments/UTs Administration to constitute the Civil Services Boards in respective States/UTs as a follow up to the directions of the Supreme Court for ensuring fixed tenure to IAS and IFS officers. The meeting will also consider the IAS cadre review for the States of Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim and AGMUT cadre, an exercise undertaken every five years for different States. Determination of vacancies for promotion from State Civil Service officers and non-State Civil Service officers will also be on the agenda.

The DoPT proposal to reduce the duration of Induction training from 8 weeks to 6 weeks for officers inducted into IAS will also be taken up. The DoPT has made it mandatory for all inducted officers to undergo the training and the upper age limit of 52 years for such training was raised to 54 by the DoPT recently. DoPT will also direct the States to ensure IAS officers are relieved timely for undergoing the Mid-Career Training Programme (MCTP).

The meeting will also review the progress made in setting up five Special CBI Courts, – three in West Bengal and one each in Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, apart from the 17 already set up. wishes the very best.


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