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Category Archives: Appointments & Selections

Latest appointment orders (GoI): Updated @ 09.15 pm

Central deputation tenure of Anil Srivastava (IAS:1985:MP), Jt Secretary in Ministry of Civil Aviation, has been extended for a period of three months beyond 14 February 2017. (Updated @ 09.15 pm, 16 January 2017)  ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Hardik Satishchandra Shah (IAS:2010:GJ) appointed as PS to Anil Madhav Dave, Union MoS for Ministry…

Eastern Army Commander to stay

Indianmandarins has learnt that Eastern Army commander Lt General Praveen Bakshi will continue in service and rejoin duty at Kolkata soon. Superseded for the post of Army chief when the government chose General Bipin Rawat, Lt General Bakshi will also attend the Combined Commanders Conference to be chaired by the…

CCL CMD gets fresh lease of life

Gopal Singh has got a fresh lease of life in an extension of his services as Chairman and Managing Director of Central Coalfields Limited. He was scheduled to complete his tenure on 28 February 2017. Having got the extension, Singh will continue as CMD of CIL up to 31 January 2021….

Gairola & Swain get ADG post MOEF&CC

  Dr Suresh Chandra Gairola (IFoS:1982:MH) has been appointed as Additional Director General (Wild Life) in the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change; a post had fallen vacant after Vinod Ranjan’s repatriation to J&K. Similarly, Dr Debabrata Swain (IFoS:1984:OR) has been appointed as Additional Director General, Forest (Project Tiger)…

Justice Singh appointed AFT chairperson

Virender Singh, former Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court, has been appointed as chairperson of the Principal Bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT), New Delhi. As of now, only 07 out of the total 17 benches of the AFT are functional across the country. Justice Virender Singh is…

Haryana admin rejigged again

  The Haryana administration has been rejigged again. Bhupinder Singh, who has been functioning as director and special secretary of Agriculture has been appointed as deputy principal secretary to the CM, eight IAS officers have been shifted, while five have been given the additional charge. In the CMO, there were…

RBI appoints new ED for financial inclusion

The Reserve Bank of India has appointed Surekha Marandi as Executive Director. Marandi will look after consumer education and protection department, financial inclusion and development department. Prior to her promotion as Executive Director, Marandi served as Principal Chief General Manager and Chief Vigilance Officer in the Reserve Bank over a…

Latest DOPT orders: 03 Jan 2017 (02:00 pm)

Ravindra Kumar Jain, Principal Commissioner of Income Tax has been empanelled for promotion to the grade of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax

Ranjan concurrently accredited as Ambassador Uruguay

Sanjiv Ranjan (IFS: 1993), presently serving as Ambassador of India to Argentina has been concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, with residence in Buenos Aires (Argentina). He will take up his new assignment shortly.

Hunt on for CBI PRO, Gaur gets additional charge

The CBI may shortly begin the hunt for a person to head its publicity wing as its PRO Devpreet Singh, who was appointed during Anil Sinha’s tenure, has been repatriated to the Indian Information Service, her parent cadre, on December 30. The appointment of the PRO in the CBI has…

Latest DOPT orders: 02 Jan 2017 (05:00 pm)

Professor David R. Syiemlieh, UPSC member has been appointed as UPSC chairman ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Sujukta Parasor (IPS:2006:AM) has been appointed as SP, NIA ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Manoj Kaushik (IPS:2001:JH) has been empanelled to DIG level post at the centre ————————————————————————————————————————————————————-  

Ms Nigam takes over as CGA (GoI)

As Indianmandarins had reported on December 02, 2016 (weblink below) Ms Archana Nigam appointed new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) replacing Mohan Joseph (ICAS:1979) who superannuated on 31st December 2016. She took over as CGA at the outset of New Year 2017. Prior to this she served as Principal Chief…

Singh replaces Chandra as Telangana CS

Shekhar Prasad Singh (IAS:1983:TL) appointed Chief Secretary to the Govt of Telangana. He replaces Pradeep Chandra (IAS:1982:TL) who superannuated on 31st December 2016 after Telangana Govt’s extension proposal to Centre failed to catalyze. Chandra had a very short sting as CS. He took over on 01st December 2016 and retired…

Latest DOPT orders: 30 Dec 2016 (03:00 pm)

A K Dhashmama (IPS:1981:MP) on his appointment as Security (R), Cabinet Secretariat will also hold charge concurrently as Director General (Security) —————————————————————————————————————————————————— Rakesh Garg IRS (IT:1995) has been appointed as Director, Dept of Atomic Energy

Vaid named as next J&K DGP

1986 batch IPS officer S P Vaid named as successor to K rajendra Kumar, the outgoing DGP who is set to complete his extended tenure on 31 December 2016. The State Cabinet on Wednesday evening cleared Vaid’s name as next DGP. Vaid, a native of J&K, has immense experience in…

Baijal appointed Delhi L-G; formal announcement shortly 

As Indianmandarins had reported earlier former Home Secretary Anil Baijal (IAS:1969:UT) appointed Lieutenant Governor of  Delhi, though a formal announcement to this effect is expected shortly. The appointment related file was sent Rashtrapati Bhavan for approval in the afternoon on 28th December which was reportedly cleared by President Pranab Mukherjee…

US Univ professor appointed Dy Governor, RBI

An economics professor of a university of United States, Prof Viral V Acharya has been appointed as the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India. The post had fallen vacant after Urjit Patel was elevated as the Governor of RBI in early September, this year. The applications were invited to…