Bhanu Pratap Sharma gets additional charge of Chairperson, FSSAI


The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India to Shri Bhanu Pratap Sharma, IAS (BH:81), Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare for a period of two months with immediate effect or until further orders, whichever is earlier.… Read More

Prime Minister expresses joy as 10 crore LPG consumers join PaHaL

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed great joy on the momentous accomplishment that over 10 crore citizens have joined the PaHaL Yojana. He said that PaHaL will bring an end to black-marketing & subsidy will reach people more effectively and that its role in nation-building is important. The Prime Minister highlighted that PaHaL is amongst… Read More

45 Indian Forest Services Officers to be empaneled as JS


As many as 45 Indian Forest Services officers of the 1989 batch may be empanelled soon as Joint Secretary or equivalent in the Government of India.

Their names are; S Sreenivas AP, Sandeep Kumar AM, Sanjay Kumar Ojha CG, M D Sinha HY, Alok Verma HY, Sanjay Srivastava JH, Subhash K Malkede KN, M L Srivastava SK, Satya Prakash Yadav UP, Vineet Kumar Garg HY, Sanjeev… Read More

Two in race for the post of Director, Housing and Poverty Alleviation

Ram Sajiwan Singh ITS 1997 and Ravindra Choudhary IDAS 1986 are in race for the newly created post of Director, Ministry of Housing and Poverty Alleviation, highly placed sources have said.… Read More

Two months extension for Ashok Tiwari in CBI

Ashok Tiwari IPS HP:1993 Joint Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) whose tenure reached its end will continue to serve in the apex investigating agency for another two months till March 31.

The reason for his extension is said to be his present engagement in investigating many high profile cases.… Read More

Ajay Prakash Sawhney to be next EO

Ajay Prakash Sawhney IAS AP:1984 may  soon join the Government of India as Establishment Officer (EO),  Department of Personnel & Training an Additional Secretary level post.

Sawhney has earlier served in the DoPT as a Joint Secretary for five years.

He will replace Bhanu Pratap Sharma IAS BH:1981 who was recently elevated as  Secretary, Department… Read More

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approves the appointments of Secretaries

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments:

1. Ms. Gauri Kumar, IAS (GJ:79), Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment as Secretary, (Co-ordination & Public Grievances), Cabinet Secretariat vice Shri S.B. Agnihotri, IAS (OR:80).

2. Shri Shankar Agarwal, IAS (UP:80), Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development,… Read More

Bhupinder Singh Bhalla to join as JS, Department of Commerce

Bhupinder Singh Bhalla IAS UT:1990 who was recently appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce in place of Depinder Singh Dhesi IAS HY:1982 will be joining this week.… Read More

Sumanta Chaudhuri could be the next APEDA Chairman

Sumanta Chaudhuri IAS WB:1985 Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce may be appointed as the next Chairman of Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA). He will replace Santosh Kumar Sarangi IAS OR:1994 who moved to Department of Commerce as a Joint Secretary.… Read More

PM salutes coast guard personnel on 38th Raising Day of Indian Coast Guard

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has saluted coast guard personnel on the 38th Raising Day of Indian Coast Guard. “I salute the determination and bravery of our coast guard personnel on the 38th Raising Day of the Indian Coast Guard. Indian Coast Guard has left no stone unturned in tirelessly protecting our coasts. We will always remain grateful … Read More

Cabinet Secretary Defies Jaitley’s proposal

RN Katoch Secretary Heavy Industries will continue to hold the additional charge of Director Enforcement for another three months. He has been holding the charge for the last six months now .Highly placed sources said that despite the fact that the powerful Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had proposed the name of another officer to look after the Enforcement… Read More