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RSS was clear on its key agendas since 2014




From the day Narendra Modi was sworn in as the PM in 2014, the RSS was clear in its agenda that two commitments made to the people have to be fulfilled at any cost – Scrapping of Article 370 and 35 A and building of the Ram temple at Ayodhya.





Amit Shah was the person RSS was looking for ?




The induction of Amit Shah as Union Home Minister by the RSS was a masterstroke. A tough-talking man known for his no-nonsense approach was just the person the RSS was looking for.





Administrative plan is being worked out




According to sources, govt is working out the modalities of the administrative plan for the newly created UTs - J&K and Laddakh. Once the plane is ready postings of IAS and IPS officers will take place.





Why did Chidambaram praise PM ?




Congress leader P. Chidambaram has welcomed 3 announcements of PM's I-Day speech - about small family, respect wealth creator and shunning single - use plastic.





Kargil Review Committee’s recommendation implemented !




It was the Kargil Review Committee which had first suggested the formation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).





37 IAS officers of 2002 batch empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




As many as 37 IAS officers of 2002 batch have been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India.





M Angamuthu empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




M Angamuthu has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.





Mebanshailang R Synem empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Mebanshailang R Synem has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. Synrem is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.





Saurabh Gaur empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Saurabh Gaur has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.





Sanjay Kumar Agarwal empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Sanjay Kumar Agarwal has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.





Pratima Satish Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Pratima Satish Kumar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.





Saravanan M empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Saravanan has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.





Kamal Preet Singh empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Kamal Preet Singh has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.





Rohit Yadav empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Rohit Yadav has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.





Lochan Sehra empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Lochan Sehra has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre.





Satyaprakash T L empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Satyaprakash T L has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre.





Saurabh Jain empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Saurabh Jain has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre.





M Imkongla Jamir empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




M Imkongla Jamir has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. Jamir is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre.





S M Kendrekar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




S M Kendrekar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre.





P Velrasu empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




P Velrasu has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre.





Praveen N Gedam empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Praveen N Gedam has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre.





M Selvendran empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




M Selvendran has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre.





B Chandrashekhar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




B Chandrashekhar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre.





Krishan Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Krishan Kumar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Orissa cadre.





Girish S N empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Girish S N has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Orissa cadre.





Zade Vijay Namdeorao empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Zade Vijay Namdeorao has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre.





Baldeo Purushartha empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Baldevo Purushartha has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre.





Ashutosh A T Pednekar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Ashutosh A T Padnekar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.





Archana Patnaik empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Archana Patnaik has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. She is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.





M S Shanmugam empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




M S Shanmugam has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.





Jayashree Muralidharan empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Jayashree Muralidharan has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. She is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.





D Senthil Pandiyan empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




D Senthil Pandiyan has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of UD cadre.





Nitesh Kumar Jha empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Nitesh Kumar Jha has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of UD cadre.





Radhika Jha empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Radhika Jha has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. She is a 2002 batch IAS officer of UD cadre.





Pankaj Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Pankaj Kumar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradeshcadre.





Pankaj Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Pankaj Kumar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradeshcadre.





Gouri S Priyadarshi empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Gouri S Priyadarshi has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. Priyadarshi is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.





Sanjay Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Sanjay Kumar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.





Senthil Pandian C empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Senthil Pandian C has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre.





Vikash Anand empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Vikash Anand has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of UT cadre.





Nikhil Kumar empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Nikhil Kumar has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of UT cadre.





Padmini Singla empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Padmini Singla has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. Singla is a 2002 batch IAS officer of UT cadre.





Smaraki Mahapatra empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Smaraki Mahapatra has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. Mahapatra is a 2002 batch IAS officer of West Bengal cadre.





Avaniindra Singh empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI




Avaniindra Singh has been empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of West Bengal cadre.





MHA seeks proposals from CAPF’ Heads for NFFU & NFSG




The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Additional Secretary, P K Srivastatava has written letters to the Heads of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) asking them to submit proposals for grant of Non-Functional Financial Upgradation (NFFU) and Non-Functional Selection Grade (NFSG) to Group-A Executive cadre officers of CAPFs within a week. Notably, despite Cabinet decision and Supreme Court’s orders, Forces’ Headquarters are yet to send proposals to the Ministry. Many senior cadre officers are writing letters to Home Minister drawing his attention to the inordinate delay and requested him for intervention.





1984 - a lucky AM cadre IAS batch




IAS officers of 1984 batch of Assam- Meghalaya cadre are lucky officers. Presently two officers are Chief Secretaries and remaining two are Secretaries in GoI. Ajay Kumar Bhalla and K V Eapen are designated HS and Secretary, DoPT respectively in GoI. Aalok Kumar and Parmarsan S. Thangkhiew are posted as CS of Assam and Meghalaya . AM cadre has only four 1984 batch IAS officers .





ITS officer absconding since 2004




One 1989 batch Indian Trade Service (ITS) officer, KKK Nair is absconding from duty since 2004. According to DGFT website he is a JAG officer and got regular promotion in JAG in July 2001. Experts are surprised that how a senior officer is missing/ not attending duty in present govt and the concerning ministry not even bothered to take such errant officer.





Tenure of Rakesh Kumar Tiwari as Joint Secretary, UPSC extended




The central deputation tenure of Rakesh Kumar Tiwari, working as Joint Secretary at Director level in Union Public Service Commission, has been extended for a period of two years beyond February 2020. He is a 1991 batch IOFS officer.





Anil Bahuguna continues holding charge as MD, NCCF till November




Anil Bahuguna, Joint Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, will continue holding an additional charge of Managing Director, National Cooperative Consumers' Federation (NCCF) till November 30, 2019. He is a CSS officer.





94th Foundation Course for CSE-2018 starts from August 26




DoPT has nominated the recommended candidates of CSE-2018 allocated to Group-A service. The Foundation Course is being done by LBSNAA, Musoorie which will lasts till December 6, 2019.





MRPL setting up sea water desalination plant to overcome water crisis




With a view to overcoming water crisis and meeting water requirement, the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL)is setting up a sea water desalination plant with a target mechanical completion by August 2020.





Three IA&AS officers among 33 new Jt. Secys appointed




There are three officers appointed from Indian Audit and Accounts Service among 33 new joint secretaries appointed by the Central Government.





Lanstieh appointed as Dy Comptroller & Auditor General at Secretary level in GoI




Andrew Wan Kupar Langstieh has been appointed as Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (Dy C&AG) in the rank of Secretary in Government of India. He is a 1982 batch IA &AS officer.





Retd IAS officer to function as Chief Advisor in Odisha




Retired IAS officer R. Balakrishnan will function as Chief Adviser to the Chief Minister's Office.





APSC: composition changes several times




The composition of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) had undergone changes several times since its inception. Against the number of One Chairman and two Members in 1937-1951, it was one Chairman and two/three Members in 1951-1986, one Chairman and six Members in 1986-91, one Chairman and ten Members in 1991 and lastly, by an amendment of 2005, the strength of the Commission was fixed at seven consisting of one Chairman and six Members.





APSC: still waiting for regular Chairman




Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) is not having a regular Chairman for the last one year . Dipak Kumar Sarma, a retired IAS officer, is officiating Chairman. Two Members posts are also vacant in the Commission.





Part time CVO appointed




Consequent upon approval of the CVC, Manish Tripathi, Joint CGDA, has been appointed as part time Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) for the Defence Account Deptt with immediate effect. He is an IDAS officer.





Rajeev Sharma promoted to Chief Engineer grade in CPWD




Rajeev Sharma has been promoted to the grade of Chief Engineer (E&M) in the Central Public Works Department(CPWD).





Rudra Ray promoted to Chief Architect grade




Rudra Ray has been promoted to the grade of Chief Architect in the Architect cadre of Military Engineer Services (MES).





Siddharth Rambhau Kharat appointed PS to Ramdas Athawale




Siddharth Rambhau Kharat has been appointed as Private Secretary to Ramdas Athawale, MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment. He is an employee of Maharashtra SCS.





Cooling off period of Nalin Prabhat for central deputation waived




The cooling off period in respect of Nalin Prabhat for central deputation has been waived by the Government of India. He is a 1992 batch IPS officer of AP cadre.





Ajitesh Kumar appointed as Deputy Secretary, Coal




Ajitesh Kumar has been appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Coal. He is a 2006 batch CPES officer.





Vikash Navanath Dhakane appointed as PS to Arvind Sawant




Vikash Navanath Dhakane has been appointed as Private Secretary to Arvind Sawant, Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. He is a 2009 batch RPF officer.





4 IPS officers assigned new postings in C’garh




The Chhattisgarh Government has assigned new postings to four Indian Police Service (IPS) officers. Accordingly, Girija Shankar Jaiswal has been posted as Commandant, 13th Battalion, Chhattisgarh Armed Force, Korba, Santosh Kumar Singh has been posted as SP, Raigarh, Jitendra Shukla has been posted as SP, Mahasamund, Rajesh Kumar Agarwal has been posted as AIG, Police Headquarters, Raipur and Rajesh Kukreja had been posted as SP, Surajpur.





Sushil Purohit & others promoted to Chief Engineer grade




Sushil Purohit and others have been promoted to the grade of Chief Engineer in MES.





Prachur Goel & others promoted to HAG




Prachur Goel and other officers have been promoted to the Higher Administrative Grade (HAG) in Indian Defence Estates Service.





Dr Rakesh Kumar, Col. Shahaji & Others appointed as Principal Registrar AFT




Dr Rakesh Kumar, Col. Shahaji & others have been appointed as Principal Registrars in the Armed Forces Tribunals.









Mrs Sarda re-appointed Independent Director of Inter State Oil Carrier Ltd



Inter State Oil Carrier Ltd has re-appointed Mrs Pooja Sarda as Independent Director of the company w.e.f April 1, 2020.






Mrs Goenka appointed Independent Director of Winsome Breweries



Mrs Aruna Goenka has been appointed as Non Executive Independent Director of Winsome Breweries Ltd.






Ms Gupta quits as CS of Lumax Industries



Ms Ankita Gupta has quit as Company Secretary of Lumax Industries.






Gupta appointed CS of Resonance Specialities



Resonance Specialities Ltd has appointed Akhilesh Gupta as Company Secretary of the company.