IIT Delhi director under pressure from HRD Ministry resigns

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Raghunath K Shevgaonkar, Director IIT Delhi has quit his post with more than two years before his tenure ends. While sources quoting IIT officials confirmed this news yesterday, HRD Ministry officials pretended ignorance of this move.

The bone of contention which led to Raghunath’s resignation were the two demand from HRD ministry – to provide… Read More

Govt widens clauses in the annual disclosure statement of bureaucrats


In order to stem corruption amongst bureaucrats and police officers,  government has added the unusual clauses in the annual disclosure statement that the depeartment of personnel and training (DoPT) is seeking from public servants, including IAS and IPS officers.

Apart from disclosing details of deposits in foreign banks, they have been asked to list… Read More

Ministries to procure domestically manufactured electronic products: Cabinet Secretary


In an important step to boost electronics production, the Union Government has issued strict guidelines to all Ministries to provide preference to domestically manufactured electronic products in Government procurement.

A Committee of Secretaries has decided that all Ministries and Departments should identify department-specific domestically … Read More

Punjab government transfer 14 IAS officers


The Punjab government has today issued orders wherein 14 IAS officers were  transferred  with immediate effect. The list includes Dharam Vir, Principal Secretary, Punjab State Human Rights Commission, who will now take charge as Principal Secretary, Defence Services Welfare , while IAS officer Mandeep Singh Sandhu has been appointed the Principal … Read More

Election Commission meets to discuss Delhi polls preparedness

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Election Commission Chief V S Sampath held a meeting on Friday to discuss the possibility of assembly polls in Delhi in February 2015 and its preparations.

Delhi is currently under president’s rule and being run by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung after Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP’s) Arvind Kejriwal quit as chief minister in February over his government’s… Read More

Pradeep Kasni submits report on Millennium City land deal

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Pradeep Kasni Senior IAS officer and commissioner of Gurgaon has sent his report on Millennium City land deal to State Chief Secretary P K Gupta. According to sources, the report shed light on how government land worth crores in Harsaru village, which has almost become a part of the Gurgaon urban conglomerate, was illegally transferred to private companies… Read More

Chandra Bhushan Kumar is the new Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi

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Chandra Bhushan Kumar, IAS 1985 batch AGMUT cadre, is appointed as Chief Electoral Officer(CEO), Delhi. He replaces Mr. Vijay Kumar Dev who is now the new Adviser to the UT Administrator, Chandigarh.
Previously, Mr. Kumar was the Chief Electoral Officer of Arunachal Pradesh.… Read More

Vijay K. Dev appointed Adviser to the Administrator Chandigarh UT


Vijay Kumar Dev, 1987 batch IAS of AGMUT cadre, is appointed as the new Adviser to the Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh with immediate effect. He is replacing Shri K. K. Sharma, 1983 batch IAS officer of the same cadre. Presently, Mr. Dev is the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Delhi.… Read More

Dr. Shakuntala Devi empanelled for Joint Secretary in GoI


Dr. Shakuntala Devi (ICAS) currently serving as Chief Controller of Accounts in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi, has been empanelled for the posts of Joint Secretary or equivalent. Dr Devi is 1989 batch officer of Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes the very best.… Read More

Children Caught in Crossfire – Schools to be Zones of Peace in Jharkhand

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Ranchi, Jharkhand: Speaking at the roundtable organised during the screening of Save the Children’s movie ‘Caught in Crossfire’, which depicts the dire situation of children living in conflict areas, experts from government, civil society and media called for declaring schools in naxal-affected districts of Jharkhand as ‘Zones of Peace’.… Read More

B N Prasad promoted as Director DONER

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Shri B N Prasad, serving as Deputy Secretary – M/o Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), Vigyan Bhawan Annex, New Delhi, is now promoted as Director DONER as per order dated Nov. 10, 2014. He is responsible for NLCPR Projects for the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes you all the success in your new role.… Read More

Farida Naik promoted as Director Mines

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Mrs. Farida M Naik, serving as Deputy Secretary – Ministry of Mines, CGO New Delhi, is now promoted as Director Mines as per order dated Nov. 10, 2014. Mrs. Naik is part of Metal-IV team overlooking the operations of 3 Centres of Excellence set up for research in specialised areas, namely;
National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM), Kolar Gold Fields… Read More