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Category Archives: Know Your Officer (KYO)

An IAS officer sets an exceptional example  

Ravinder Kumar (UP:IAS:2011) is an exceptional civil servant having climbed Mt Everest. None of his service colleagues has ever done that. So when he released his book “Many Everests” on 12 December 2016 at CSOI Auditorium, the Chief Guest was none other than Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha. Guests on…

Robin Hibu: In service of people from Northeast in National Capital

If during the past few months you haven’t heard about the harassment of people from the Northeast in the national capital, there is a reason for it. And the reason has a name. Meet Robin Hibu, a 1993 batch IPS officer, posted as Joint Commissioner of Police who is the…

J S Raju youngest IAS in Chief Secretary rank in country

Having completed 30 years in service, IAS officers across the cadres got the apex scale meant for the rank of Chief Secretary in several state governments. Among his batch-mates and colleagues, Jagmohan Singh Raju (IAS:1985:TN) is the youngest IAS officer to get the apex scale. Currently, he is serving in…

Arrested Delhi IAS officer sent to JC

Delhi IAS officer Sanjay Pratap Singh and his personal assistant, arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2.2 lakh, were on Thursday remanded to judicial custody (JC) till December 23 by a Delhi court after the CBI said they were not required for further custodial interrogation. Singh, a 1984-batch…

Top and trusted officials of Odisha CM

Odisha CM naveen Patnayak is known for administrative efficiency, political integrity and extreme concern for his people. He doesn’t care for foreign junkets; indeed, he doesn’t even travel to Delhi unless it’s absolutely important. From his command centre in Bhubaneshwar, he runs the show with just four officials dedicated to…

Ms Anuradha (IPS:90) debarred from central deputation

Ms Anuradha Shankar (IPS:1990:MP) has been debarred from the central deputation for five years for not taking the charge as Cheif Vigilance Officer, Hindustan Petrolum Corporation Limited. Presently she is serving in cadre state (MP) as Inspector Genral of Police . Ms Anuradha Shankar was appointed as CVO, HPCL on…

11 CBI officers including 04 Jt Dir get President’s Police Medal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service to 11 CBI officers. PM inaugurated the 6th Global Focal Point Conference on Asset Recovery and the 21st Conference of CBI yesterday in Vigyan Bhawan. Officers who received the award are; Arun Kumar Sharma (IPS:1987:GJ), Joint Director CBI Ms…

20 Central services demand job & salary parity with IAS

About 20 central civil services, including IPS, IRS and Railway services, have joined hands to shortly petition Seventh Central Pay Commission (CPC). The petition would seek salary parity with IAS officers as well as equal opportunities for promotion to higher salary grades. This follows hard on the heels of about…

2014 IAS probationers to get six month exposure at centre?

Indianmandarins has learnt that the 2014 batch IAS probationer officers will undergo a six-month orientation course at the central government, unlike the 2013 batch that is undergoing a three-month stint. Since the 2013 batch was the first-ever to be exposed to working experience at the centre before being sent to…

UKS Chauhan (IAS) given Muktibodh Sammaan 

U K S Chauhan (IAS:1986:KL), Joint Secretary in the Union Department of Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, has been awarded the annual Muktibodh Sahitya Sammaan instituted by the Rewant magazine of Lucknow. He will be conferred the Sammaan or honour in December this year. Chauhan has penned several poems, essays,…

N Murugandam (JS, Shipping) set to repatriate on Oct 09

A post of Joint Secretary in Shipping Ministry is all set to fall vacant in the second week of October this year. N Murugandam (IAS:1991:TN), Joint Secretary (Ports), will complete his deputation tenure on October 09. In his ever first stint with Govt of India, Murugandam had joined GoI as…

Sanjeev Chaturvedi conferred Magsaysay award

  Whistleblower officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi (IFS:2002) yesterday conferred with Asia’s most coveted prize Magsaysay Award for 2015 along with founder of Goonj (an NGO) Anshu Gupta by the Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in a ceremony at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila. Chaturvedi remarked this award as…

LBSNAA celebrated Silver Jubilee of 1990 batch; around 50 officers marked the event

Marked by as many as fifty officers, belonging to services across IAS, IPS, Railways, Forest, Foreign, Indian Revenue Services, Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration (Mussoorie) celebrated the Silver Jubilee of 1990 batch of civil servants on August 28 and August 29. Amid lot many functions and programmes the officers…

Sanjiv Chaturvedi, former CVO AIIMS, named for Magsaysay Award

Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation has picked Sanjiv Chaturvedi (IFS:2004:HY) to honour the award which is considered as ‘Asia’s Nobel Prize’. The former CVO, AIIMS has consistently been in the loggerheads with the political executives in his pursuit of clean and fair administration. He has exposed series of irregularities in Haryana…

SWAT Commandos and Baljit Singh SP (Detective) made Punjab Police proud   

History repeates itself and sometimes it repeats with a shocking mix of sorrow and pride. Baljeet Singh SP (Detective), Gurdaspur was killed fighting terrorists in Dinanagar town on Monday (July 27). The Pakistan supported terrorists had attackd the police station early morning which lasted till evening killing all three terrorists….

MHA receives complaint against a Rtd IPS; political motivation sniffed

  ‘Indianmandarins’ has reliably learnt that a retired IPS officer of Jharkhand cadre may face a troublesome time ahead. Reportedly, MHA has received a complaint against the officer who retired in November last year and presently chasing his political aspirations in BJP. But interesting fact is that MHA does not…

Vinod Kumar to succeed Doraiswami as Ambassador of India to Uzbekistan

The Government of India has named Vinod Kumar (IFS:19​83​) as next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Uzbekistan. Currently Kumar is serving as Additional Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs. In his previous assignment abroad Vinod Kumar had served in Embassy of India in Baku as Ambassador and also served as…

Dr Shahid Iqbal receives PM award of excellence

Veterinary Surgeon-turned-IAS officer Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary (IAS:JK:2009) is the youngest officer to receive Prime Minister award for excellence in Public Administration in individual category  for Year 2013-2014. Choudhary has got the honour for his initiative ‘Jashn-e-Jamhuriat’: Reasi– celebrating democracy– an election project for combating alienation and increasing inclusive electoral…

Kundan Kumar gets PM Award for “Saving The Womb”  

 Kundan Kumar (IAS:BH:2004), the then DM of Samastipur District, won prestigious Prime Minister Award for Excellence in Public Administration for his initiative “Saving the Wombs” on Civil Services Day April 21. The award was given for year 2013-2014 in individual category. Currently he is serving at in GoI as PS…

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