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Category Archives: Appointments & Selections

Latest appointment orders: Updated @ 07.30 pm

Roshni Sohni (ITS:1990) prematurely repatriated to parent cadre. Currently she serves as Director, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), New Delhi. Tenure of K B Jagtap (CPES:1998), Regional Director, Staff Selection Commission (WR), Mumbai extended for a period of 3 months. Vijay Vishwas Pant, (IAS:2004:UP) prematurely repatriated to his cadre state….

Mazumdar given additional charge of Palau

Jaideep Mazumdar (IFS:1989), presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Philippines, has been given the additional charge of functioning as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Palau, with residence in Manila (Philippines). He is expected to take up his new assignment shortly. Mazumdar was named Ambassador of India…

Sarraf may get a post-retirement gift

ONGC’s current CMD Dinesh Sarraf may retire on September 30. However, he may get another job on superannuation: he is said to have been shortlisted to head the downstream regulator Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board.

Appointment of 25 additional judges notified

The appointment of 25 additional judges for the high courts of Allahabad and Calcutta was notified on September 19. Additional judges usually have a term of two years and are elevated as permanent judges based on their performance. The appointment of 19 advocates as judges of Allahabad HC takes place…

PESB picks Nakra for CMD, EIL

The Public Enterprises Selection Board on Tuesday recommended Jagdish Chander Nakra, Director (Project), EIL, for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, Engineers India Limited (EIL). Nakra will replace Sanjay Gupta, the incumbent director, who will retire on October 31st this year. Altogether eight members appeared before PESB for the…

Major bureaucratic rejig in Jt Secretary level effected

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister on September 18 cleared approx 16 Jt Secretary level appointments as follows: (1) Anurag Agarwal (lAS:1990:PB) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs for a period of 05 years vice Raj Kumar (lAS:1987:GJ); (2) Dr. Manohar Agnani (lAS:1993:MP) appointed…

Modi named as interim chief of NIA; an ADG post falls vacant in CBI

The NaMo administration on Monday named Y C Modi (IPS:1984:AM) as the successor to the outgoing NIA Chief Sharad Kumar (IPS:1979:HY) who is set to complete his two years tenure as DG, NIA on 30 October 2017. With Modi’s appointment as OSD in NIA with immediate effect an ADG post has…

Mishra appointed as SSB Chief; claimants for UP DGP post heave a sigh of relief

Rajni Kant Mishra (IPS:1984:UP) will replace Ms. Archana Ramasundaram (IPS:1980:TN) who will retire on 30 Sept 2017. Currently, Mishra is serving as ADG, BSF. The appointment order states that he will serve as SSB chief till his retirement on 31 August 2019. The appointment of Mishra as SSB Chief has…

HK Jain appointed Ambassador to Slovakia

Harsh Kumar Jain (IFS: 1993) has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Slovak Republic. Currently, he serves as the Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan. Earlier, he served at Indian Missions in Moscow (1995-1996), Kiev (1997-1998), St. Petersburg (1999-2002), London (2004-2007), and Kathmandu (2007-2011). At the MEA…

13 IPS officers shifted in UP

13 IPS officers have been transferred in Uttar Pradesh are as follows; S K Mathur posted as ADG (Training) PHQ; Rajiv Krishna posted as ADG, Police Training College, Moradabad; Sujit Pandey, IG/Direct, Telecommunication; L V Antony Devkumar posted as IG, Training PG college Moradabad; Dr Manoj Tiwari as DIG, DGP…

N L Sharma selected for CMD, SJVNL

The public sector headhunter on September 15 selected Nand Lal Sharma, Director (Personnel), SJVN Ltd., for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, SJVN Limited (SJVNL); a post which is scheduled to fall vacant on November 30 this year. Altogerther seven candidates had appeared before the public sector headhunter for…

Two more Non-Official Directors in BPCL & PFC

The NaMo Administration cleared the appointment of Non-Official Directors on the Boards of two state owned companies; Dr. Tamilsai Soundarajan was named for BPCL whereas Ms Gauri Chaudhary for Power Finance Corporation.

Major IPS reshuffle in TN

The Tamil Nadu government on September 14, 2017, effected a major reshuffle of IPS officers. Sangaram Jangid (IPS:1985:TN), Additional Director General of Police, Economic Offences, Wing, Chennai, has been transferred on promotion as Director General of Police/Chief Vigilance Officer of Metropolitan Transport Corporation Limited, Chennai Division. J K Tripathy (IPS:1985:TN),…

Dr M Ravi Kanth received ‘Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar’ 2017

Dr. M Ravi Kanth (IAS:1986:KL) CMD HUDCO, received ‘Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar’ 2017’, from President of India, on Hindi Diwas. HUDCO received the award under the CPSE category, for its contribution in promoting the use of Hindi as official language.

Haryana transfers 14 IAS officers including Home Secretary Ram Niwas

Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Ram Niwas was among the 14 IAS and two state civil service officers of Haryana who were transferred on September 12. Shyam Sunder Prasad was made the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) in place of Niwas, who was given the charge of Additional Chief Secretary, Food, Civil…

MP Govt terminates services of promoted IAS Karnawat

The Madhya Pradesh government has terminated the services of an IAS officer, Shashi Karnawat, following her conviction in a corruption case. Earlier, she was placed under suspension in October 2013 under the provisions of the All India Service (Discipline and Appeals) Rules, 1969. The services of Karnawat, a 1999-batch IAS…

Pandey appointed Interim Chairman of GSTN

UIDAI’s CEO A B P Pandey (IAS:1984:MH) was on 08 September appointed Interim Chairman of the Goods & Services Tax Network (GSTN)—the firm which serves as IT backbone and portal for registration and tax returns under the GST regime. GSTN’s first chairman Navin Kumar (Retd Bihar cadre IAS officer) demitted…

UP Govt reshuffles over a dozen IAS officers

The Uttar Pradesh govt has reshuffled over a dozen senior IAS officers. Accordingly; Sailesh Krishna (IAS:1980:UP) has been appointed the DG, Deendayal Upadhyaya State Institute of Rural Development. Earlier he was posted as OSD, Greater Noida. Alok Tandon (IAS:1986:UP) appointed as the Chairman/CEO of Noida Metro Rail Corporation. He had…

B V R Gopal selected for Dir (Ref), IOCL

In a selection interview held today (Sept 07, 2017) PESB selected B V Rama Gopal (ED, Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical Complex, IOCL) for the post of Director (Refineries), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL); a post which fell vacant following the appointment of Sanjiv Singh as IOCL. As many as six…

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