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Decisive action likely –either war or surgical strike ?




After the latest terrorist attack in J&K govt is likely to take some direct and decisive action against terrorism – either war with Pakistan or surgical strike any time.





Media starts changing colours !




Indian media has now started changing colours. Barring a few Channels, most of the channels and newspapers have adopted neutral approach. Reason is simple- Lok Sabha polls.





Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner




Despite odds, Sushil Chandra, former CBDT Chairman, has been appointed Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India against a vacant post. He is an IRS-IT officer. (We said this on Oct 10, 2018 and again on Jan 11, 2019)





Pramod Chandra Mody appointed CBDT Chairman




The Government did not go by seniority and appointed 1982 batch IRS officer Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). He is an IRS-IT officer. Logically, 1981 batch IRS officer Aditya Vikram should have succeeded Sushil Chandra.





Ms Smriti Verma empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Ms Smriti Verma has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent posts in Government of India. She is a 1987 batch IRAS officer.





Sanjeeb Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Sanjeeb Kumar has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 1989 batch IRAS officer.





Manish Kumar-II empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Manish Kumar-II has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent posts in Government of India. She is a 1993 batch IA&AS officer.





Ms Alka Rehani Bhardwaj empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Ms Alka Rehani Bhardwaj has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent posts in Government of India. She is a 1993 batch IA&AS officer.





Ms Manju Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Ms Manju Kumar has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent post in Government of India. She is a 1989 batch officer of Indian Postal Service.





K K Sharma empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




K K Sharma has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent post in Government of India. He is a 1990 batch officer of Indian Postal Service.





Satendra Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Satendra Kumar has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent post in Government of India. He is a 1990 batch IRSSE officer.





R L Bhardwaj empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




R L Bhardwaj has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent post in Government of India. He is a 1991 batch IRSS officer





Praveen Mal Khanooja empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Praveen Mal Khanooja has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary/equivalent post in Government of India. He is a 1994 batch IA&AS officer





Three CSS officers empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Three officers of SSGSL 2001 batch belonging to Central Secretariat Service (CSS): Meenakshi Jolly and Padmaja Singh have been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary or equivalent post in Government of India.





Five IRSEE officers empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Five officers of 1991 batch belonging to Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE): Anil Kumar Jain, J C S Bora, Pramod Kumar Khatri, Yogesh Partaity and Ajit Kujur Keshari have been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India.





Three IRSEE officer empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Three officers of 1992 batch belonging to Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE): Satyaveer Singh Yadav, Sushil Kumar and G V Mallikarjuna Rao have been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India.





Darpan Jain relieved to join as Joint Secretary, Commerce




The Government of India has relieved Darpan Jain of cadre responsibility for paving the way for joining as Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce in Government of India. He is a 2001 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre.





Kashi Nath Jha appointed GM (F), PLI, Directorate




Kashi Nath Jha, GM (F), BD & MD, DoP HQ, has been appointed as GM (F), Postal Life Insurance Directorate. He is a 1994 batch IP&TA&FS officer.





Two more IRS officers' VR accepted




Govt has accepted Voluntary Retirement (VR) of two more TRS (C&CE) officers. Sanjay R Tripathi, Asstt Commissioner and C. Balamurugan, Asstt Director have taken VR w.e.f. Feb 13, 2019. Tripathi was posted in Jaipur GST Zone and Balamurugan was posted in New Delhi GST. With this 11 IRS (C&CE) officers have taken VR from the service in 2019.





NGMA to be reconstituted




The Advisory Committees of National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) are in the process of being reconstituted. NGMA Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi have not been dissolved. Their terms have ended recently (Mumbai and Bengaluru committee terms ended on Nov 15, 2018 and of Delhi on Jan 17, 2019).





Ajay Bhatnagar is new Secretary of Central IPS Assn Executive Committee




Ajay Bhatnagar has been elected as Secretary for Central IPS Association Executive Committee while Ms Sonia Narang, Ankit Garg, Vikramjit Singh, Anurag Kumar are new Joint Secretaries and Kiran will be new Treasurer.





P K Abdul Kareem appointed Economic Advisor, I&B




P K Abdul Kareem has been appointed as Economic Adviser in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. He is a 1996 batch IES officer.





Seven IPS officers shifted in MP




As many as seven IPS officers have been transferred and posted to different places in Madhya Pradesh. Accordingly, Kumar Saurabh has been appointed as Assistant IG, PHQ, Bhopal while Kumar Pratik is Commandant, 18bt, SAF, Shivpuri and Anurag Sujania was made SP, Tikamgarh. Similarly, Ashutosh Bagri has been appointed as Additional SP, Morena; Mrs Kiranlata Kerkatta as SP, Shahdol; Rajesh Singh as Assistant IG, PHQ, Bhopal and Shishendra Chauhan was made SP, Sehore.





Reshuffle of IAS officers in MP




As many as eight IAS officers have been transferred and posted to different places in Madhya Pradesh. Accordingly, Dinesh Shrivastava has been appointed as Deputy Secretary, Secretariat while Ms Sonia Meena was made Additional MD, MP Tourism Development Corporation and Satish Kumar S is Ratlam Municipal Corporation. Similarly, Anup Kumar Singh has been appointed as Additional Collector, Gwalior; Ms Shitla Patle as CEO, Dewas Zilla Panchayat; Rishav Gupta as Additional Collector, Ujjain; Kshitij Singhal as CEO, Shajapur Zilla Panchayat and Ms Saloni Sidana was made Additional Collector, Jabalpur.





Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade is new Eastern Naval Command




Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade has taken over as Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command (ENC), Visakhapatnam. Prior to this , he was the Director General Naval Operations.





Three IP&TA&FS officers of 1994 batch empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Three officers of 1994 batch belonging to Indian P&T Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TA&FS): Asha Rani Rungta, Shah Nawaz Alam and Sanjeevan Sinha have been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India.





Amitabh Nigam transferred to East Coast Railway




Amitabh Nigam has been transferred from RDSO to East Coast Railway. He is an IRSEE officer.





Five IRSEE officers transferred




Five IRSEE officers have been transferred in different regions. Accordingly, D L Meena, ADRM, Katihar, has been transferred to West Central Railway; Radhey Raman as AGM, Northeast Frontier Railway; A P Labhane to West Central Railway; Ganesh to CLW and S K Verma has been transferred from west Central Railway to Western Railway.





Achal Jain transferred to Northern Railway




Achal Jain has been transferred to Northern Railway. He is an IRSE officer.





Ms Seema Bahuguna is also Secretary, DHI till Feb 24 (UPDATED)




Ms Seema Bahuguna has been assigned an additional charge of Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry from February 16 to February 24, 2019.





17 IP&TA&FS officers transferred (UPDATED)




As many as 17 officers of Indian P & T Accounts and Finance Service (IP&TA&FC) working at SAG levelhave been transferred and posted to different places. Ashok Kumar has been appointed to DoT Hq while Joydeep Guha was posted to CCA, NE-I Shillong and M Anita is being shifted to CCA, Telangana. Similarly, Geraldine G Shabong has been posted to CCa, Assam; Shankar Lal Bhalotla to CCA, WB; Snigdha Dora to CCA, Kolkata; Kashi Nath Jha as GM (F), PLI; Simmi R Nakra as GM F, BD & MD, DoP Hq; Rajeev Kumar as DDG, F&A, DoP Hq; Rajendra Prasad as GM F, PAO, Delhi ; Deokrishna as Joint CGCA Manuals and Codifications and A S Pathak was posted to CCA, J&K.





Vineet Sharma is also Financial Advisor & CAO, CAT (UPDATED)




Vineet Sharma, Director, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, has been appointed as Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer at Director level in Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT). He is a 1996 batch IOFS officer.





Vinay Singh selected as Director (Proj), RVNL (UPDATED)




Vinay Singh, ED, RVNL, has been selected for the post of Director (Projects), Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) at a Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) meeting held on February 15, 2019. As many as 11 persons were interviewed for the same.





Cadre of Ms Ankita Mishra transferred to AGMUT (UPDATED)




The cadre of Ms Ankita Mishra has been transferred from Tamil Nadu to AGMUT cadre on grounds of marriage to Akshat Kaushal, an IPS officer of AGMUT cadre of same batch.





Postings of two IPS officers cancelled in MP (UPDATED)




The postings of Kumar Saurabh from SP, Shahdol to Assistant IG, PHQ, Bhopal and Mrs Kiranlata Kerkatta from Assistant IG, PHQ, Bhopal to SP, Shahdol have been cancelled and they will remain holding the same post in Madhya Pradesh.









Mrs Sharma is MD of Southern Infosys Ltd



Southern Infosys Ltd has appointed Mrs Deepali Sharma as Managing Director of the company.






Prasad is again Exec Chairman of CCL Products (India) Ltd



CCL Products (India) Ltd has re-appointed Challa Rajendra Prasad as Executive Chairman of the company.






Ms Shah quits as CS of IMP Powers Ltd



Ms Priya Shah has quit as the Company Secretary of IMP Powers Limited.






Raj is Addl Dir of Trans Financial Resources Ltd



Trans Financial Resources Ltd has appointed Dhrumansingh Raj as Additional Director of the company.






Two Independent Dirs inducted on K G Petrochem Board



K G Petrochem Ltd has appointed Jai Prakash Khandelwal and Pawan Jain as Independent directors of the company.






Panjwani is Exec Independent Dir of Jay Ushin Ltd



Jay Ushin Ltd has appointed Ashok Panjwani as Non - Executive Independent Director of the company w.e.f. April 1, 2019.