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JS Security, Parliament: 04 names in consideration

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that as many as four IPS officers have been under consideration for the much-sought post of Joint Secretary (Security), Parliament. The post falls under the jurisdiction of Lok Sabha Secretariat. It has fallen vacant as the outgoing officer Yogesh Deshmukh (IPS:1995:MP) completed his tenure in the…

DWS Secy & Min in Mumbai: Toilet – Ek Prem-Katha 

Union Minister for Drinking Water & Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Secretary P Parameshwaran Iyer (Retd IAS:1983:UP) are said to have gone to Mumbai to interact with Akshay Kumar, the co-producer of a film titled Toilet – Ek Prem Katha, and Amitabh Bachchan. It may be mentioned that though…

Portals being used for assessing officers online

The DoPT, in assistance with ministries, has installed three new software portals to assess the performance of Central government officers including IAS and IPS. They are named as Probity, Sparrow and Solve. Probity is the latest one and  was launched  a few days ago to assess the integrity and performance…

Railway PSU RITES records 18% rise in revenue in FY 17 

RITES Ltd, a Ministry of Railways PSU, has recorded an 18% increase in its total income in FY 2016-17 compared to 2015-16. Despite severe competition from domestic and foreign consultancy companies, RITES recorded a PAT of around Rs.330 crores on a turnover of Rs.1508 crores, according to the provisional results…

Latest appointments: Updated @ 07:00 PM (29 May)

Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Adviser to Defence Minister, gets one year extension in service beyond 04 June 2017. (Updated: 29 May 2017 @ 07.00 PM) ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Ramesh Chander (IRS C&CE:1994), Director (Coordination) Dept of Revenue, prematurely repatriated to avail promotion benefits in cadre. (Updated: 29 May 2017 @ 07.00 PM)…

Eligibility for CMD, BCCL: Fresh hope for 04 directors

The PESB has issued clarifications on its website regarding the ‘job hopping’ clause. This follows on the heels of four Directors on the board of subsidiary companies of Coal India Ltd failing to get shortlisted for the Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) CMD interview.  Reportedly, they were not shortlisted because…

CBDT panel to recommend ways for recovery of arrears 

The CBDT is reportedly examining the issue of expanding the scope of its policy of “naming and shaming” of tax defaulters by sharing such data with banks and credit-rating agencies. For this purpose, it has ordered the creation of a special committee to analyse the subject and review the existing…

Search begins for successors of Arundhati

The government has initiated the process of finding a new chief of State Bank of India (SBI) as Arundhati Bhattacharya’s extended term may end on October 6. The Department of Financial Services has reportedly communicated to Banks Board Bureau the emerging vacancies at the top level of PSU banks which…

Demise of an unsung and vilified hero

  The lion, former DGP of Punjab Kunwar Pal Singh Gill, 82, is dead and gone. In life, for saving India and its Punjab from terrorists and their Pakistani handlers, the 1958 batch IPS officer had to go through the same kind of tirade which has been on display for…

The light that couldn’t be hid under the bushel

Sanjeev Chaturvedi (IFS:2002:UD) on 11th May 2017 secured an outstanding Annual Performance Appraisal Report (APAR) rating of 9.5 out of 10 in his cadre state of Uttarakhand, but on 30th December 2016 he was given APAR rating of 01 out of 10 by a deplorable Union Minister in his capacity…

Ms. Kumar may soon move from President Sectt to Brussels

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Ms. Gaitri Kumar (IFS:1986) may soon move from President Secretariat to Brussels (Embassy of India, Belgium, Luxemburg & EU). The post fell vacant after Manjeev Singh Puri (IFS:1982) moved as Indian Ambassador to Nepal in March this year. Currently, Ms. Kumar serves as Social Secretary…

President’s office not to have a new press secretary

  President Pranab Mukherjee’s press secretary, Venu Rajamony, a 1986 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, may take up his new assignment as the ambassador to the Netherlands next week. Keeping in view his next ambassadorial assignment the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on May 25 terminated the deputation with President…

PM opens a bridge that may distance people from Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday threw open the Rs 10,000 crore Dhola-Sadiya bridge on the Lohit river that will cut time by at least four hours to travel from one bank of Assam to another bank in Arunachal Pradesh. The bridge would be of great help to the civil…

DEA to go Telecom way; for now, no replacement for Das 

The NaMo administration doesn’t seem to be in a hurry to appoint the successor of Shaktikanta Das (IAS:1980:TN), the outgoing Secretary, Dept of Economic Affairs. Six days ahead of the completion of Das’ extended tenure, a Gujarat cadre 1982 batch IAS officer, Tapan Ray, was on Thursday given the additional…

SAIL steels India’s connectivity drive

Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has emerged as the main supplier of steel for constructing the country’s longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge on the river Lohit. The bridge connects Assam with Arunachal. SAIL has supplied around 90% or around 30,000 tons of steel, including TMT, Structurals, and Plates for this bridge….

Empanelment of 1987 & 1988 batch IAS in last legs

  Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that the much-awaited empanelment of 1987 and 1988 batch IAS officers for holding Additional Secretary rank posts (GoI) may be announced shortly. Reportedly, the CoS meeting took place on May 20 which is considered the final stage in the process before it is sent to…

PM pitches for CCTNS for better law and order

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged all state governments to accord high priority to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) to ensure better law and order. CCTNS, which was conceptualized in the aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai attack, aims to integrate all the data and records of…

Unique repatriation

  It is learnt that Seemanchal Dash (IRS IT:1988), PS to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, has been repatriated to his parent cadre (CBDT) but reportedly he will continue to serve Jaitley in the capacity of PS informally, though not officially. Those in the know of affairs say the repatriation…

IT Inspector Verma felicitated and honored

CBDT Chairman Sushil Chandra honored Abhishek Verma, an inspector with IT dept, who won a gold medal in world compound team archery held in Shanghai, in the presence of SS Rathore, Principal Chief Commissioner Income Tax, Delhi. Verma secured for  India the first-ever gold medal at the world championship of…