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Pravir tipped for Jt Director, CBI?

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Pravir Ranjan (IPS:1993:UT) may be picked as Joint Director, CBI. It may be underlined that the selection and appointment process of four Joint Director level positions was recently put on hold for some specific reason but it may soon gather the momentum with certain changes…

Ravish Kumar takes over as MEA spokesman

Consulate General of India in Frankfurt (Germany) Raveesh Kumar was appointed the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs on June 4. “Honoured to take over as the Spokesperson @MEAIndia. Trust to have your continued support to keep up the high traditions set by my predecessors,” Kumar said after officially assuming…

Apology

Dear readers, We regret a serious error that crept into our Panagariya story. In the process of editing the story, name of a relatively junior IAS officer (JS rank) crept into the story, while that was supposed to be a different story. Though we made correction within an hour but…

Mitash tipped for RC of K’taka in New Delhi

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Nilaya Mitash (IAS:1991:KN) may be appointed as Resident Commissioner of Govt of Karnataka in New Delhi. Reportedly, the post is expected fall vacant as the incumbent’s name has been under consoideration for appointment as Joint Secretary in Govt of India. Currently, Atul Kumar Tiwari (IAS:1990:KN)…

US job security makes Panagariya resign

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya on Tuesday resigned from his position. He said he has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to relieve him of his duties by August 31 as he was not getting an extension of leave from Columbia University. Panagariya said that about two months ago he informed the…

Major bureaucratic rejig in Bihar; 28 IAS officers reshuffled

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The Bihar government on Monday transferred as many as 28 IAS officers. The 1990-batch IAS officer K K Pathak, who was removed from the post of excise and prohibition department’s principal secretary last year after a confrontation with the state government following recovery of some liquor from the house of a ruling…

Will Ms. Davar be first Dir (HR) of POSOCO?

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Ms. Meenakshi Davar may be picked up as the first Director (HR) of POSOCO – a newly formed Central PSU under the Ministry of Power. The selection interview for the post of Director (HR) of the company is scheduled to be held on August 03. Reportedly,…

Rajaswa Gyansangam to be held on Sept 1&2

The annual conference of tax officers will be held on September 1 and 2. On the agenda is a discussion on the Goods and Services Tax and efforts to unearth black money. “A two-day conclave of tax officers entitled ‘Rajaswa Gyansangam’ will be held on September 1 and 2 at Vigyan Bhawan in New…

Prof Pant appointed Dir, IIFT

Prof Manoj Pant on Monday appointed as Director, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi. He has been teaching Trade Theory in the Centre for International Trade and Development, School of International Studies, JNU for more than two decades. Prof Pant replaces Binoy Kumar who took over as Director IIFT…

Ambuj Sharma appointed Secy Gen, NHRC

Ambuj Sharma (IAS:1983:TN) on Monday appointed as Secretary General, National Human Rights Commission. He will retire in December 2018. After his repatriation to Tamil Nadu last year he was appointed Additional Chief Secretary, Industries & Commerce and also held the post of CMD, Indcoserve, Coonoor. Prior to his repatriation he served…

Chakravarty & Dattatraya selected for board level positions in HEC & RCF

The public sector headhunter on Monday held selection interview for the post of Director (Marketing), Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC) and Director (Technical), Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF). As per selection results PESB picked Rana Subhasis Chakravarty (GM, MECON) for Dir (Marketing) HEC whereas Sudhir Dattatraya Panadare (CGM, RCF)…

IFS Association elects PK as President; Dr Yadav gets 3rd tenure as Secy Gen

Dr SP Yadav, Prashant Kr & Dr Vivek Saxena

Indian Forest Service officers on July 29 elected their President in Delhi. Prashant Kumar (IFS:1985:MP) was selected for a second consecutive time as its President. Further, the IFS Association (Central Unit) gave Dr. S P Yadav (IFS:1989:UP) a third consecutive chance to serve as Secretary General. Dr. Vivek Saxena (IFS:1991:HY)…

PESB goes apace, selects for two board level positions every day

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For the last few months, the Public Enterprise Selection Board has been holding selection interviews almost every working day to clear the backlog and fill board-level positions in CPSEs. Last week, it appeared to have gone hyperactive. While holding selection interviews every working day is a rare thing, it conducted…

Major changes in IRDAI: Mittal (IAS) appointed part-time Member on the Board

Ravi Mittal (IAS:1986:BH), Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, is now a part-time member of the IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India). Mittal has replaced N S Rao (JS level officer) at IRDAI. Former finance secretary Sushma Nath is another part-time member on the IRDAI Board whereas…

Kang repatriates, tipped for RERA Chairman (Punjab)

Navreet Singh Kang (IAS:1983:PB), the incumbent Union Secretary Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, on Friday prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre (Punjab) 09 months ahead of his retirement. Reportedly, the Punjab Govt is all set to appoint him as Chairman, Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA). He will submit his…

Latest appointment orders: Updated @ 07.30 pm

Navreet Singh Kang (IAS:1983:PB) prematurely repatriated to his cadre(Punjab). Currently he serves as Secretary, Departmentof Empowermentof Persons with Disabilities. (Updated: 28 July 2017 @ 07.30 pm) ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Nirmal Kumar Bhagat (Director CSS:1997) appointed as Project Director, Rajiv Gandhi National aviation University, Min of Civil Aviation. (Updated: 27 July 2017 @…

‘Achche Din’ for retired IAS officers?

With many top positions vacant or set to fall vacant appeared to have captured the imagination of who’s who in Indian bureaucracy speculating who all will occupiy the positions. At a time when sudden repatriation of Jt Secretary, Additional secretary & Secretary rank officers have put every next civil servant…

Two pvt sector executives for Central PSUs

Two recent decisions taken by the public sector headhunter assume greater significance as for the first time candidates from the private sector have been recommended by the PESB for the board level post after a resolution of June 10, 2016. PESB on July 18  selected Kadattur Ranganathan Vasudevan, Jt GM…

NECL signs annual MoU with parent company NBCC

NBCC (India) Ltd and NBCC Engineering & Consultancy Ltd (NECL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NBCC recently signed a MoU for the FY 2017-18. As per the MoU, signed between Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal (CMD, NBCC) and S D Sharna (CEO, NECL), targets for NECL under various parameters for the FY…

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