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What type of IPS officers to be inducted in CBI ?

asaThe first priority before the govt is to restore the credibility of the premier investigative agency-CBI. And for this, it is said that names of non- controversial, courageous, committed and bold IPS officers -are being collected. They will be given priority in posting in CBI.

Ruchira Khamboj to move to Bhutan ?

 

sdsdHigh Commissioner to South Africa Ruchira Khamboj is  all set to move to Bhutan  as Indian Ambassador.  She is 1987 batch IFS officer.

 

Rakesh Asthana joins as DG, BCAS

 

fdfdRakesh Asthana has taken over the charge as DG, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). He is a 1984 batch IPS officer of Gujarat cadre.

 

Arun Kumar Sharma takes over as ADG, CRPF

ssddsArun Kumar Sharma has taken over the charge as ADG, CRPF. He is a 1987 batch IPS officer. 

LIC Chairman to be ex-officio Non Exec Chairman of IDBI Bank

Chairman of LIC will now be an ex-officio Non Executive Non Whole-time Chairman of IDBI Bank .

R S Singh completes term as ED of Dena Bank

Ramesh S Singh has completed his three-year term as Executive Director of Dena Bank on January 22, 2019.

A K Azad appointed ED, PNB

The Central Government has appointed Agyey Kumar Azad as Executive Director of Punjab National Bank

Chandra Shekhar Kumar appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat

Chandra Shekhar Kumar IAS ODChandra Shekhar Kumar has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat. He is a 1992 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre.

Rajat Kumar Mishra appointed as Joint Secretary, Economic Affairs

dfdRajat Kumar Mishra has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs. He is a 1992 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.

Manish Kumar Gupta appointed as Principal Commissioner, DDA

asaManish Kumar Gupta has been appointed as Principal Commissioner at Joint Secretary level in DDA. He is a 1991 batch IAS officer of AGMUT cadre.

Manish Thakur appointed as Joint Secretary, Housing & Urban Affairs

dfManish Thakur has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. He is a 1998 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

Ved Prakash appointed as Joint Secretary, Housing & Urban Affairs

Ved Prakash has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. He is a 1988 batch IRSE (Civil) officer.

 

Mrs Vibha Bhalla appointed as Joint Secretary, Labour & Employment

Mrs Vibha Bhalla has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Labour and Employment. She is a 1991 batch IRS-IT officer.

Mrs Rekha Yadav appointed as Additional Commissioner, CPFO

Mrs Rekha Yadav has been appointed as Additional Commissioner, CPFO. She is a 1995 batch IRPS officer.

Ashok Kumar Singh appointed as Joint Secretary, Defence

Ashok Kumar Singh IAS KL 99Ashok Kumar Singh has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence. He is a 1999 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre.

Dinesh Kumar Singh appointed as Joint Secretary, NCM

Dinesh Kumar Singh has been appointed as Joint Secretary, National Commission for Minorities. He is a 1988 batch IRTS officer.

Rajan Sehgal appointed as CMD, NHFDC

Rajan Sehgal has been appointed as CMD, NHFDC at Joint Secretary level. He is a 1992 batch IFS officer of Kerala cadre.

Mrs Rekha Shukla appointed as Joint Secretary, Health

Mrs Rekha Shukla has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare. She is a 1989 batch IRS-IT officer.

Mrs Satwant Atwal Trivedi appointed as Joint Secretary, NATGRID

dsfdsMrs Satwant Atwal Trivedi has been appointed as Joint Secretary, NATGRID. She is a 1996 batch IPS officer of HP cadre.

Ramesh Kumar Ganta appointed as Joint Secretary, NDMA

 

Ramesh Kumar Ganta has been appointed as Joint Secretary & Advisor, NDMA. He is a 1993 batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre.

 

Rajeev Kandpal appointed as Addl CEO, GeM SPV

Rajeev Kandpal has been appointed as  Additional CEO, GeM SPV, Department of Commerce. He is a 1995 batch IP & TA & FS officer.

Mrs Meeta Rajivlochan appointed as Additional DGFT

sdsdMrs Meeta Rajiv lochan has been appointed as Additional DGFT, Mumbai at Joint Secretary level. She is a 1990 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre.

Darpan Jain appointed as Joint Secretary, Commerce

dffDarpan Jain has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Commerce. He is a 2001 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre.

Mrs Lamchonghoi Sweety Changsan appointed as Joint Secretary, School Education

Lamchonghoi Sweety Changsan IAS AM 94Mrs Lamchonghoi Sweety Changsan has been apointed as Joint Secretary, School Education & Literacy. She is a 1994 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

G Ashok Kumar appointed as MD, NWM

asG Ashok Kumar has been appointed as Mission Director, NWM with additional charge of ED Projects, NMCG. He is a 1991 batch IAS officer of Telangana cadre.

Amit Vardan appointed as Joint Secretary, Heavy Industry

Amit Vardan has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry. He is a 1989 batch IRTS officer.

Jitmat Takpa appointed as Joint Secretary, Land Resources

Jigmat Takpa has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Land Resources. He is a 1990 batch IFS officer of J&K cadre.

Mrs Richa Sharma appointed as Joint Secretary, EF&CC

Mrs Richa Sharma has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Environment, Forests & Climate Change. She is a 1994 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.

Arvind Kumar Nautiyal appointed as Joint Secretary, EF&CC

Arvind Kumar  Nautiyal has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change. He is a 1992 batch IRSME officer.

Santhanan Gopalan appointed as DDG, UIDAI

 

Santhanan Gopalan has been appointed as DDG, UIDAI, Bangalore. He is a 2001 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre.

 

Rambir Singh appointed as Joint Secretary, DoNER

Rambir Singh has been appointed as Joint Secretary, DoNER. He is a 1993 batch IFS officer of Haryana cadre.

Rajendra Ratnoo appointed as Joint Secretary, IPP

asadRajendra Ratnoo has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Industry Policy & Promotion. He is a 2001 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.

Sanjay Kumar appointed as Joint Secretary, Atomic Energy

Sanjay Kumar has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Atomic Energy. He is a 1989 batch IRAS officer.

Biswajit Banerjee appointed as Joint Secretary, Rural Development

Biswajit Banerjee has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Rural Development. He is a 1991 batch IFS officer of UP cadre.

Alok Prem Nagar appointed as Joint Secretary, Panchayati Raj

Alok Prem Nagar has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Panchayati Raj. He is a 1995 batch IFS officer of HP cadre.

Vijay Varma appointed as Joint Secretary, Law & Justice

Vijay Varma has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Law & Justice. He is a 1990 batch IRS-IT officer.

Sarvesh Singh appointed as CMD, BBNL

Sarvesh Singh has been appointed as CMD, BBNL at Joint Secretary level. He is a 1988 batch IRSSE Officer.

V V Satya Sreenivas appointed as CVO, NMDC

 

V V Satya Sreenivas has been appointed as CVO, National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDC), Hyderabad with additional charge of Visakhapatnam Port Trust. H eis a 1995 batch IRSME officer.

 

Ajay Kumar Rana appointed as CVO, CPWD

 

Ajay Kumar Rana has been appointed as CVO, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Delhi. He is a 1988 batch IRSME officer.

Gulab Shandra Rai appointed as CVO, STC

Gulab Chandra Rai has been appointed as CVO, State Trading Corporation Limited (STC). He is a 1992 batch ITS officer.

Ashish Kumar appointed as CVO, DFCCIL

 

Ashish Kumar has been appointed as CVO, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), Delhi. He is a 1989 batch officer of Indian Postal Service.

 

Rajeev Saxena appointed as CVO, NHAI

 

Rajeev Saxena has been appointed as CVO, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), Delhi. He is a 1995 batch IRSS officer.

 

Sameer Rastogi appointed as CVO, RCF

Sameer Rastogi has been appointed as CVO, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF), Mumbai. He is a 1988 batch IFS officer of HP cadre.

Saroj Kumar Sadangi appointed as CVO, Coal India

Saroj Kumar Sadangi has been appointed as CVO, Coal India Limited, Kolkata. He is a 1988 batch IRSS officer.

Mrs Seema Sharma appointed as CVO, BIS

Ms Seema Sharma has been appointed as CVO, Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Delhi. She is a 1994 batch IRTS officer.

Steephan L appointed as Deputy Secretary, Commerce

Steephan L has been appointed as Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce. He is a 2007 batch IRS-C&CE officer.

Two IRS-IT officers deputed to CBDT

Ankur Goyal and Saurabh Gupta have been appointed as Under Secretary, TPL in Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

Parag Jain empanelled as ADG in GoI

Parag Jain  IPS PunjabParag Jain has been empanelled for holding Additional Director General (ADG) and Additional Director General (ADG) equivalent post in Government of India. He is a 1989 batch IPS officer of Punjab cadre.

 

Ms Praveen Mahajan demits charge of Admn Member, CAT

 

Ms Praveen Mahajan has demitted the charge of Administrative Member, Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT), Principal Bench, New Delhi.

 

Dinesh Raibhanji Patil appointed as Accountant General Audit, Raipur

 

Dinesh Raibhanji Patil, Accountant General (A&E)-II, Maharashtra, Nagpur, has been transferred and posted as Accountant General (Audit), Chhattisgarh, Raipur. He is a 1996 batch IA &AS officer.

 

Baban Singh selected as Director (Tech/P&P), MCL

Baban Singh, GM, SECL, has been selected for the post of Director (Technical/P&P), Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) at a Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) meeting held on January 22, 2019. As many as six persons were interviewed for the same.

Search to find successor of Diptiman Das as CMD, EdCIL Ltd begins

The Government of India has started searching successor of Diptiman Das as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, EdCIL (India) Limited retiring on November 30, 2019.

Railway Ministry yet to depute officer for CMD post in Rail Tel

The Ministry of Railways is yet to depute officer for the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL) after PESB recommended the Ministry to take its own decision on the appointment.

50 Station Workshops of Army's EME may be shut down

Nearly 50 station workshops of Indian Army, partly staffed by civilians and the army's Corps of Military Engineers (EME) are likely to be shut.

JNPT amongst top 30 container ports globally

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JNPT amongst top 30 container ports globally Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premiere container port, is the only Indian Container Port to be listed amongst the top 30 Container Ports globally, as per the latest Lloyds Report. JNPT notched up five spots, to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ranking. The good news of rising up in the global ranking was shared by the Chairman at the quarterly interactive meeting with all stakeholders, organized at JNPT on Friday, January 18, 2019. This was the first stakeholder interactive meeting of the year 2019 and was attended by officials and representatives of Terminal Operators, CFSAI, CSLA, MANSA, INSA, AMTOI, Customs and various Shipping Lines. Another point of adulation at the meeting was, JNPT crossing the 5 Million TEUs handling milestone, in 2018. Sanjay Sethi, Chairman, JNPT and Neeraj Bansal, Deputy Chairman, JNPT addressed the meeting and highlighted various measures taken in the recent months to further facilitate trade. The representatives appreciated the timely efforts and initiatives implemented by JNPT to enhance the operational efficiency of the port. They deliberated on new processes and the Chairman assured that all their suggestions will be taken under consideration and aptly implemented. Speaking on the global ranking, Sanjay Sethi, Chairman, JNPT said, “This is a validation to all the efforts and strategic initiatives being implemented at JNPT in order to enhance our overall port efficiency. Various new processes activated under the ‘ease of doing business’ initiative has not only helped in overall growth of the port business, but also allowed the EXIM trade to save time and cost which in return accentuated the growth story. Gaining operational efficiency is an on-going process and we are always looking for solutions to better our services so that the EXIM trade community benefits from it. I would like to thank all our stakeholders who are supporting us in this endeavour and together we are well on course towards achieving our goal to be amongst the top 10 container ports globally. We have already initiated various projects in order to scale up our port capacity and enhance our operational efficiency, to help us be at par with the world’s best ports.” In the meeting, JNPT also launched their App service to facilitate better tracking and ease the trade process for their EXIM partners. The App will allow traders to access all the relevant information about their consignment and port related updates regarding traffic and weather, on their fingertips. The App will keep updating the relevant information at regular intervals, so that traders are abreast with the latest updates. The App will be available on Android and IoS, and was launched by the Chairman in presence of the stakeholders, during the quarterly meeting. The Chairman requested all stakeholders to use the app and share their feedback and recommendations regularly, so that the app can be upgraded as per the demand of the EXIM community.

 

Minor reshuffle of IAS officers in Bihar

(UPDATED)

 

Dr Subhash Sharma has been appointed as Development commissioner while Arun Kumar Singh was made ACS, Water Resources Department with additional charge of DG, Public Administration and Rural Development Institute, Patna and Tripurari Sharan gets additional charge of Chief Inquiry Commissioner, GAD. Besides, Sanjay Kumar Singh has been appointed as Additional CEO, Election and Vinod Singh Gunjiyal was given an additional charge of Director, Animal Husbandry.

Thursday : It's D. day for CBI

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Thursday  is an important day for premier investigating agency CBI. Fingers are crossed and guess work is high that who will be new Director, CBI. According to sources final seal would be stamped in High Power Committee (HPC) meeting which will be Chaired by the PM. Rajini Kant Mishra, Y C. Modi, Rajesh Ranjan, Rina Mitra and Subodh Kumar Jaiswal are said to in the panel. 

Two IAS officers get new assignments in Jharkhand

(UPDATED)

 

Jagjeet Singh has been appointed as Special Secretary, Home, Jail and Disaster Management while Rannendra Kumar gets an additional charge of Secretary, Jharkhand Public Service Commission, Ranchi in Jharkhand.

AAI wins best performance award among PSUs in electronic tendering

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AAI wins best performance award among PSUs in electronic Airports Authority of India has recently been awarded as Best Performer among Central Public Sector Units based on electronic tendering carried out in the year April 2017- March, 2018 through Central Public Procurement Portal of NIC, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). I N Murthy, Member (Operations), AAI received the Best Performance Award from Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India on the occasion of 2nd National Workshop on Central Public Procurement Portal organized by NIC.  AAI is committed towards contributing GOI’s vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and make government procurement simplified, transparent and result-oriented. AAI has published 5,304 number of tenders on CPP Portal during the year 2017-18 and the total value of tenders was 17,017.5 crores. CPP Portal provides a single point access to all the tendering information on various procurements made across all central government organizations, State governments and PSUs in the country. More than 200 organizations are using CPP Portal and on an average of 7 Lakh tenders are published annually. The workshop was inaugurated jointly by Secretary, MeitY and Secretary, Department of Expenditure in the presence of senior officers of NIC. During the inaugural speech, Secretary, MeitY presented the overview of the CPP Portal and invited feedback from all the participating stakeholders for improvement of CPP Portal.  

 

Alok Srivastava appointed ED of Central Bank of India

(UPDATED)

 

The Central Government has appointed  Alok Srivastava, General Manager, Punjab National Bank as Executive Director of  Central Bank of India . He has assumed charge today.

11 IPS officers promoted to Selection Grade in AP

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As many as 11 IPS officers of 2006 batch have been promoted to Selection Grade in Andhra Pradesh. The officers are: Dr Kolli Raghuram Reddy, Ake Ravi Krishna, Sarvashresta Tripathi, Ms R Jayalakshmi, G V G Ashok Kumar,  G Vijay Kumar, S Hari Krishna,  M Ravi Prakash, S V Rajasekhara Babu, K V Mohan Rao and  PHD Ramakrishna.

Three IPS officers get JAG in AP

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Three IPS officers of 2010 batch: Vijaya Rao Chamatapalli, Rahul Dev Sharma and Vishal Gunni have been promoted to Junior Administrative Grade (JAG) in Andhra Pradesh. 

Four IAS officers get additional charges in Rajasthan

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Dr Narendra Kumar Gupta has been assigned additional charges of Commissioner, Mid-day Meal; Director, Language and Library and Director, Literacy and Continuing Education while Gyana Ram was given the charge of CMD, SPINFEED and Shyam Lal Goojar is also Secretary, Rajasthan State Bus Terminal Development Authority. Besides, Kumar Pal Gautam has been given an additional charge of Commissioner, Colonization Department, Bikaner in Rajasthan.

Why Secretary, RB transferred?

(UPDATED)

Sudden transfer of Rajnish Sahay, Secretary, Railway Board, has raised many questions. According to sources, the whole process was kept top secret that many in RB were unaware. It is said that his reported presentation to top echelon is the reason behind his shunting. He is an IRAS officer.

Sushant Mishra is new Secretary, Railway Board

(UPDATED)

Sushant Mishra has reportedly been appointed new Secretary, Railway Board. He is an IRTS officer.

Tarun Jain joins as CPTM, NWR

(UPDATED)

Tarun Jain IRTS 93Tarun Jain has taken over the charge as Chief Passenger Traffic Manager (CPTM), North Western Railway (NWR). He is a 1993 batch IRTS officer.

Corporate

Mehta quits as Independent Director of Alembic Pharmaceuticals

Milin Mehta has quit as Independent Director of Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd .

Upadhyay quits as Independent Director of National Steel And Agro Industries

Ashutosh Upadhyay has quit as Non- Executive Independent Director of National Steel And Agro Industries.

Mehta quits as Independent Director of Alembic Pharmaceuticals

Milin Mehta has quit as Independent Director of Alembic Pharmaceuticals.

Ms Lalwani appointed CS of Nihar Info Global

Nihar Info Global Ltd has appointed Ms Ena Lalwani as Company Secretary of the company.

Forum

What could be the compulsions ?

 

What could possibly the compulsions to continue with guys in Executive committee etc who are having serious corruption charges and against whom several investigations have been ordered.

 

Ravi Pipal

RTI

Separate reply for separate RTI applications

Appellant submitted before the CIC that he has not received any reply from the CPIO or the FAA till date regarding his query about the ownership of a particular land. In response to a show cause notice for imposition of penalty, the PIO regretted that the RTI Application dated 31.03.2017 was not replied to. He further submitted that later, Appellant filed a RTI another RTI Application dated 02.02.2018 wherein he sought information which is covered in the information sought in RTI Application dated 31.03.2017 also. A reply dated 28.02.2018 was sent to the Appellant asking him to inspect documents and take copies as required. The PIO prayed that the show-cause proceedings may be dropped as there was no malafide intention in the failure to provide a reply on the RTI Application dated 31.03.2017 within the stipulated time frame. The CIC observed that the facts of the case reflect very poorly on the lack of rationality of the PIO even as malafide intention is not evinced. The CIC dropped the show-cause proceedings with a severe warning to the PIO to remain careful in future.

Comments

All the PIO’s should remember that each RTI Application has to be dealt as per the provisions of RTI Act. Merely on a belief that two very distinct RTI Applications seek similar information,a PIO cannot absolve himself from the statutory duty of replying to one of the RTI Applications within the stipulated time frame of RTI Act. Reply to one RTI Application cannot take care of the other even if the information is similar.

Citation: Kartik B Joshi v. CPIO O/o Cantonment Board, Devlali Cantt in Adjunct Decision File No. : CIC/IARMY/A/2017/155555/SD/Adjunct, Date : 26/12/2018

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