Centre approves appointments, repatriation of 43 additional secretary, joint secretary-level officers

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the appointments and premature repatriation of 43 additional secretaries and joint secretary-level officers. According to the notification issued on Wednesday, Geetha Meetina, a 1997-batch IAS officer has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture… Continue reading Centre approves appointments, repatriation of 43 additional secretary, joint secretary-level officers

Rajiv Bansal takes charge as Civil Aviation Secretary

New Delhi, October 1 (PTI): IAS officer Rajiv Bansal took charge as the Secretary of the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday. Before this appointment, Bansal was holding the position of Chairman and Managing Director of Air India. Bansal, a 1988-batch IAS officer of Nagaland cadre, took over the charge of Civil Aviation Secretary from… Continue reading Rajiv Bansal takes charge as Civil Aviation Secretary

Next 100 to 125 days are critical in the fight against COVID-19 in India: Govt

New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): Union Health Ministry in its weekly press conference on Friday cautioned that the next 100 to 125 days are critical in the fight against COVID-19 in India. “Fall in cases has slowed down. It’s a warning signal. Next 100 to 125 days are critical for fight against COVID in… Continue reading Next 100 to 125 days are critical in the fight against COVID-19 in India: Govt

ICMR to conduct national sero survey in June to assess COVID-19 spread: Health ministry

New Delhi, Jun 11 (PTI): The ICMR”s fourth round of national-level sero survey to assess the intensity of the spread of COVID-19 in India will begin this month, but all states/UTs should also be encouraged to conduct them so that information from all geographies can be collected, the Centre said on Friday. At a press… Continue reading ICMR to conduct national sero survey in June to assess COVID-19 spread: Health ministry

UPSC announces lateral recruitment for Joint Secretary, Director posts on contract basis

New Delhi [India], February 5 (ANI): Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the lateral recruitment for Joint Secretary level and Director level posts on a contract basis in various ministries of the central government. According to UPSC, it is being done as per the requisitions received from the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT),… Continue reading UPSC announces lateral recruitment for Joint Secretary, Director posts on contract basis

Senior IAS officer’s brother found dead in field in Saharanpur district: Police

Saharanpur (UP), Jan 19 (PTI): The brother of a senior IAS officer was found dead in a suspicious condition in a field near his factory in Pilkhani industrial area of Saharanpur district, police said on Tuesday. Saharanpur’s Superintendent of Police (Rural) Atul Sharma said Ankur Aggarwal, the brother of IAS officer Luv Aggarwal, was found… Continue reading Senior IAS officer’s brother found dead in field in Saharanpur district: Police

U’khand HC issues notice to issues notices to Centre, CAT chief on plea against transfer of IFS officer

New Delhi, Dec 18 (PTI) The Uttarakhand High Court has issued notices to the Centre, CAT chairman L Narasimha Reddy and the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) among others seeking their response on a plea filed by whistleblower IFS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi challenging the civil servants’ empanelment process. Chaturvedi’s plea was heard in August by… Continue reading U’khand HC issues notice to issues notices to Centre, CAT chief on plea against transfer of IFS officer

Union Cabinet approves tenure extension of Additional Secretary Vivek Bharadwaj, Joint Secretary Nazli Jafri Shayin

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the Ministry of Defence’s proposal for extension of the Central deputation tenure of Nazli Jafri Shayin, Joint Secretary, Department of Defence for a period up to December 29, 2021. The Cabinet has also approved extension in Central Deputation tenure of Vivek Bharadwaj, Additional Secretary,… Continue reading Union Cabinet approves tenure extension of Additional Secretary Vivek Bharadwaj, Joint Secretary Nazli Jafri Shayin

Govt effects major additional secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle

New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) Senior bureaucrat Sanjay Malhotra was on Tuesday appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of REC Ltd, as part of a major additional secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre. Malhotra, a 1990-batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, is at present Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Power. He has been… Continue reading Govt effects major additional secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle

Proposal to extend tenure of Joint Secy Rajiv Kumar by 3 months approved

New Delhi [India], October 23 (ANI): The Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved the proposal of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for extension of Central deputation tenure of Rajiv Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology for a period of three months beyond September 17, 2020. The Committee also approved the assignment of… Continue reading Proposal to extend tenure of Joint Secy Rajiv Kumar by 3 months approved