Govt approves ACC recommendation on appointments


The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following:

(i) Appointment of Shri K. Durga Prasad, IPS (AP:81) as Special Director General in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the pay scale of Rs. 75,500- 80,000/- against existing vacancy from the date of joining the post and until further orders or upto the date of his superannuation i.e. … Read More

Presidential Awards for the Officers of the CCE and Directorate of Enforcement

Every year, the officers of the Customs & Central Excise Department are considered for grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘exceptionally meritorious service rendered  at the risk of life’ and for Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for ‘specially distinguished record of service’ on their achieving… Read More

Pavadia in as new Advisor, Inter State Council Secretariat

Ashok Kuwar Pavadia Indian Railway Traffic Service,1980 will take over as the new  Advisor, Inter State  Council Secretariat under the Ministry of Home Affairs with the rank of an Additional Secretary.

Before taking up this appointment, Pavadia was JS in the Department of Public Enterprises.

The new appointment comes in place of B N Satpathy IES 1980 who… Read More

Rajiv Gauba to be next Chief Secretary of Jharkhand

Rajiv Gauba

Rajiv Gauba,a 1980-batch IAS officer, Additional Secretary in the Home Ministry, relieved from central deputation for repatriation to his parent cadre Jharkhand. Jharkhand government had requested that Gauba be relieved from his duties at the Centre to enable him to take over as the new Chief Secretary of the state. He will replace Sajal Chakravorty.… Read More

Bibek Debroy takes over as member NITI Aayog

Bibek Debroy, a renowned economist took over as member NITI Aayog here. A professor at Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi previously, Shri Debroy has also worked as Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Consultant to the Union Finance Ministry in various capacities and Chairman of the High Powered Committee on Railways restructuring.… Read More

Gyanesh Bharati appointed as Director, Ministry of Power

Ministry of Power

Gyanesh Bharti IAS (UT:1998), has been appointed as Director in the Ministry of Power for a period of five years.


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Amitabh, Ambanis, Sachin invited for Obama banquet

Industrialists Anil and Mukesh Ambani, actor Amitabh Bachchan and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar are among many celebrities invited for the ceremonial banquet to be hosted by President Pranab Mukherjee for US President Barack Obama.

Officials said the banquet, to be held Jan 25, will also be attended by the three service chiefs. Tennis star Sania Mirza is … Read More

Jharkhand Govt issues show cause notice to former CS

Former Chief Secretary Sajjal Chakraborty has been served with a show cause notice for allegedly arguing with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das. Chakraborty has been given three days time to reply as to why disciplinary action should not be taken against him.

Apart from being the CS, Chakraborty was holding additional charges as member of Revenue Board… Read More

Govt likely to sell 5% shares in PFC


If sources in finance ministry are to be believed, Govt is likely to sell a 5 percent stake in state-run  Power Finance Corporation Ltd next week as the government scrambles to meet part of a near USD 10 billion share sale target before March 31. “Five percent shares of PFC could be sold next week,” a senior finance ministry official said. He also … Read More

Pranab K. Bharali Appointed as DG of Army Aviation Corps

Lt Gen Pranab Kumar Bharali has been appointed as the Director General of Army Aviation Corps at the Army Headquarters. Bharali,is the first Army officer from Assam to rise to the rank of Lt General .An alumnus of Sainik School Goalpara in Assam, Bharali graduated from the National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla and was commissioned as an officer in the Army in… Read More

Govt empanels 20 officers including 12 IAS as JS

The government announced empanelment of over 20 officers ranging from 1996 to 1982 batch as joint secretary or equivalent to Government of India. The officers, who include 12 IAS, four Indian Telecommunications Service, two IRS-IT and three Indian Forest Service officers, were left behind in JS empanelment earlier. Here is the full list of new JS empanelled… Read More