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Only President of India can resolve ?


Once differences erupted between late Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru and the late CJI. Both were keen to meet but protocol did not permit. Ultimately then President Late Rajendra Prasad intervened saying both come to meet me in Rashtrapati Bhawan since both are sworn in by me. Late PM and the late CJI met and the matter was resolved amicably. Now people say present President Kovind must play a crucial role in the war between CJI and the Judges.






Tough days ahead for Rahul Gandhi in Amethi ?


It will be very tough for Rahul Gandhi to win Amethi Lok Sabha election this time. Incidentally the BJP is in power at the centre and the state. And both the Government’s will see to it that the Congress President loses in Amethi.






174 IPS officers retiring in 2018


As many as 174 officers of Indian Police Service (IPS) of various batches and cadres are retiring in 2018.






Sudden departure of Chaudhary surprises many


Sudden repatriation of Devendra Chaudhary from central deputation has surprised many in the bureaucratic circles. He is Secretary to Deptt of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries and is scheduled to retire in May this year. Just before four and half months of his retirement he is repatriated to his cadre. He is a 1981 batch UP cadre IAS officer.






Ms Singh to join UP Government


Ms Shruti Singh a 2006 batch Chhattisgarh cadre IAS officer is going on Inter state deputation to UP govt.






Yashod going to Maharashtra


Dr Hrishikesh Bhaskar Yashod is going on inter state deputation to Maharashtra. A 2006 batch UP cadre IAS officer is presently DM, Aligarh.






Ghosh to join Jharkhand Government


2008 batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer Ujjwal Kumar Ghosh is going on inter cadre deputation to Jharkhand.






Vasant to move to Maharashtra


2005 batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IAS officer Solanki Vishal Vasant is moving to Maharashtra on inter cadre deputation.






IPS officer to go on inter-cadre deputation


V Ranganath is joining the Andhra Pradesh Government. He is 2007 batch IPS officer of Telengana cadre.






UP is without a regular DGP


Uttar Pradesh is without a regular DGP from the beginning of new year 2018. Sulkhan Singh retired on December 31,2017 and since then an ADGP is officiating as DGP.






60% posts are for Directors under CSS


Under Central Staffing Scheme(CSS) about 40 per cent posts are of JS and above while remainig 60 per cent posts are at the level of Directors/ Dy Secretaries i.e.the Middle Management level. There are 933 posts under CSS. Approximate 390 are for JS and above.






Ms Rajalakshmi returns to parent cadre in first week of Feb


Ms Rajalakshmi Ramanathan, Chief Vigilance Officer at Joint Secretary level in Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), Delhi, will be returning to her parent cadre on February 5, 2018. Ms Rajalakshmi is a 1983 batch IA&AS officer.






Eight new posts at DIG level created in CISF


As many as eight posts at Deputy Inspector General level have been increased in the cadre of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).






Two posts upgraded to Jt Director level in CBI for Vyapam, Ponzi Chit Fund Scam cases


The Government of India has upgraded two DIG level vacant posts to Joint Director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for supervision of the cases registered in Vyapam and Ponzi Chit Fund Scam for a period of two years.






Inter cadre deputation of Anurag Agarwal to Chandigarh extended


The tenure of inter-cadre deputation of Anurag Agarwal from Haryana to AGMUT (Chandigarh segment) has been extended for a period of three months. He is a 1994 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre.






Loganathan continues as Procurement Adviser, CBR till June


G Loganathan will continue as Procurement Adviser-International with Capacity Building for Results Facility (CBR) Project at Directorate Genral Budget, Ministry of Finance Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Kabul, till June 30, 2018. Loagnathan who belongs to a 1990 batch IRSS officer, was earlier given extension to the post for one year.






Central deputation tenure of Mrs Kavita Singh extended


The central deputation tenure of Mrs Kavita Singh as Director in the Department of Health and Family Welfare has been extended upto January 16, 2019. She is a 1995 batch IP &TA &FS officer.






Ram Singh gets premature repatriation


Ram Singh presently working as Director in the Ministry of Textiles, has been accorded premature repatriation to his parent cadre. He is a 1994 batch IPS officer of Punjab cadre.






No.1 SB & SSB for top Army promotions to be held once a year


The No.1 Selection Board (SB) and Special Selection Board (SSB) for Major Generals and Lt Generals of Indian Army will gradually be reduced to be held only once a year instead of the present system of holding it twice a year.






Extension proposal of V S Yadav to IG, CRPF post declined


The extension proposal of V S Yadav on central deputation to the post of Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for a period of one year has been declined by the Government of India. He is a 1987 batch IPS officer of Tripura cadre.






Ms Sharma appointed CVO, GAIL


Ms Suchitra Sharma has been appointed as CVO, GAIL , Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on deputation basis for a period of three years. She is an IRS(C&CE) offiicer of 1987 batch. presently she is posted as Pr Commissioner, Delhi South GST & CX.






Why file of Sanjay Maheshwari stuck to ACC ?


The file of Sanjai Maheshwari, CH Financial Officer, SPMCIL, for the appointment as Director (Finance), Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) has reportedly been lying stuck to the Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC) for final approval for a long time.






CSL to get new Director Technical soon


Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) will be getting new Director Technical lying vacant for a long time. Bejoy Bhaskar, CGM, CSL, is expected to fill the vacancy.






Orders of Subhash Kumar as Director (Fin), ONGC yet to come


The orders of Subhash Kumar, Director (Fin), Petronet LNG Limited, as Director (Finance), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) are yet to be issued by the Government of India.






Pai to join DoJ as Director


Giridhar Gopalkrishna Pai will join Deptt of Justice as Director. He is a 1999 batch IRS(C&CE) officer and presently posted as Addl Director, DG,ARM, New Delhi. He will join DoJ on deputation basis for a period of 5 years under Central Staffing Scheme.






Bose given notional promotion as Jt Commissioner


M.Chandra Bose has been given ante-dated notional promotion w.e.f. Oct 22, 2014 in the Grade of Joint Commissioner, Custom and Central Excise on ad-hoc basis. He is an IRS(C&CE) officer.






18 Airmen commit suicide in 2017


As many as 18 Airmen of Air Force have committed suicide during the period of 2017.






R K Lal appointed as PCCM, Western Railway


R K Lal has been appointed as Principal Chief Commercial Manager (PCCM), Western Railway. He is an IRTS officer.






Sunil Kumar Garg is SDGM, Western Railway


Sunil Kumar Garg has been appointed as SDGM, Western Railway. He is an IRTS officer.






S S Gehlot appointed as PCOM, Eastern Railway


S S Gehlot has been appointed as PCOM in Eastern Railway. He is an IRTS officer.






Dr Maini and Dr Bhowmik promoted to Scientist ‘G’ grade


Dr Parvinder Maini and Dr S K Roy Bhowmik have been promoted to the grade of Scientist 'G' under the Modifield Flexible complementing Scheme (MFCS).






Salil Kumar appointed Director (Project), MECON Ltd


Salil Kumar, ED, EPIL, has been appointed as Director (Projects) in MECON Limited. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post.






S K Roy appointed Director (Project), NTPC


S K Roy, ED, NTPC, has been appointed as Director (Project), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post.






R S Chakravarty appointed Director (Mktg), HEC


Rana Subhasis Chakravarty, GM, MECON, has been appointed as Director (Marketing), Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC), Ranchi. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post.






J K Sagar promoted as Chief Labour Commissioner


J K Sagar has been promoted to the post of Chief Labour Commissioner (Central) in the Central Labour Service.






12 IIS officers promoted to SAG


As many as 12 officers of Indian Information Service (IIS) have been promoted to the Senior Administrative Grade.






Bihar CEO Ajay V Nayak promoted to Apex Scale


Ajay V Nayak, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has been promoted to Apex Scale in Bihar. He is a 1984 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.






ISS officers promoted to HAG


Some officers of Indian Statistical Service (ISS) have been promoted to the Higher Administrative Grade.






Five CPWD officers promoted to ADG (Civil) grade


Five officers of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) have been promoted to the grade of Additional Director General (Civil).






Three IAS officers get postings in MP


S S Kumare has been appointed as Deputy Secretary, Ayush while Narendra Singh Parmar was made Additional Secretary, Medical Education and Mrs Anubha Shrivastava is Additional Mission Director, State Education Centre, Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.






A B Singh joins as Chief of Staff Western Naval Command (UPDATED)


Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM has taken over the charge as Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command from Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, AVSM, NM. Vice Admiral AB Singh was the Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Strategic Forces Command prior to his current appointment.






Reshuffle of IAS officers in Odisha (UPDATED)


Services of around one dozen IAS officers have been affected with their transfers and postings in Odisha. Accordingly, Ms Shalini Pandit has been appointed as State Project Director, OPEPA, Bhubaneswar additional charge of State project Director, RMSA and Director, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan while Ms Archana Patnaik is allowed to remain in additional charge of the Executive Director, CMGI and Pravat Kumar Lenka is Additional Secretary to Govt., Public Enterprises Department. Similarly, Bhupendra S Poonia was appointed as State Project Director, OPEPA, Bhubaneswar with allowing to remain in additional charge of State Project Director, RMSA, Bhubaneswar and Director, Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, Bhubaneswar. Besides, the additional charge of Dr M Muthukumar, IAS as State Project Director, RMSA, Bhubaneswar and Director, Oiisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, Bhubaneswar shall stand terminated from the date Poonia, IAS takes over; N Thirumala Naik as Collector & District Magistrate, Bolangir; N Thirumala Naik as the District Magistrate, Bolangir; Ms Rashmita Panda as Chief Executive Officer, Rourkela Smart City Ltd; the additional charge of Ms. Monisha Banerjee, IAS as Commissioner, Rourkela Municipal Corporation and Vice-Chairman, Rourkela Development Authority, Rourkela shall stand terminated from the date Ms Rashmita Panda takes over; Sudhansu Mohan Samal, IAS (RR-2010) as Director, Horticulture (l/c), Odisha, Bhubaneswar; the additional charge of Dr M Muthirkumar as Director, Horticulture, Odisha, Bhubaneswar shall stand terminated from the date Sudhansu Mohan Samal takes over; AshishThakare as Collector & District Magistrate, Keonjhar; Ashish Thakare as the District Magistrate Keonjhar; K Sudarshan Chakravarthy as Collector & District Magistrate, Koraput; K Sudarshan Chakravarthy as District Magistrate, Koraput; Anupam Saha as Collector & Dishict Magistrate, Gajapati; Anupam Saha as the District Magistrate Gajapati; Nikhil Pavan Kalyan as Collector & District Magistrate, Dhenkanal; Nikhil Pavan Kalyan as Dishict Magistrate, Dhenkanal; Manish Agrawal as Collector & District Magistrate, Malkangiri and Manish Agrawal was posted as District Magistrate, Malkangiri.






No reported change in composition of SC Constitution Bench (UPDATED)


There is no reported change in the composition of the Supreme Court Constitution Bench which will commence hearings from January 17, 2018 comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Ashok Bhushan.






Tenure of Ms Ruchika Rishi as Senior Research Officer, IORA, Secretariat Mauritius (UPDATED)


The tenure of Ms Ruchika Rishi as Senior Research Officer in International Relations/ Regional Trade of Economics, Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Secretariat, Port Louis, Mauritius has been extended upto May 19, 2019. She is a 2004 batch IPS officer of Sikkim cadre.






Jai Priye Prakash is also Secretary, Chemicals and Petrochemicals (UPDATED)


Jai Priye Prakash has been assigned an additional charge of Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals from January 16 to January 25, 2018. He is a 1982 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.










Kumar is Gr. VC ANAROCK Property Consultants



Santhosh Kumar has joined ANAROCK Property Consultants as Group Vice Chairman.






Gupta is CFO of Garware Polyester



Garware Polyester Ltd has appointed Manoj Gupta as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company.






Ms Maheshwari is CS of Betex India



Betex India Ltd has appointed Ms Varsha Maheshwari as a Company Secretary of the company.






Bhanushali quits as CS of AGC Networks



Pratik Bhanushali has quit as Company Secretary of AGC Networks Limited.






Kanani quits as CEO of KSS Ltd



Rahul Kanani has quit as Chief Executive Officer of KSS Ltd.