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Tag Archives: Chief Secretary

UP strives to chuck out non-performing officers and employees

  UP chief secretary Rajive Kumar (IAS:1981:UP) is said to have written a letter on September 8, directing all additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries and heads of departments in the state to prepare a list by September 15 of non-performing officers and employees. The state government plans to chuck out…

De to take over as CS, Banerjee will be CIC

Having named as successor to Basudeb Banerjee (IAS:1983:WB), the outgoing Chief Secretary, Malay Kumar De (IAS:1985:WB) will today take over as new CS, Govt of West Bengal . Three days ahead of retirement (on June 30) Basudeb Banerjee was named as next State Chief Information Commissioner. Banerjee will continue at…

Sharma will come to center after Secretary empanelment

Indianmandarins has learned that former Chief Secretary to the Govt of J&K Braj Raj Sharma (IAS:1984:JK) may be brought to the Center immediately after getting empaneled as Secretary (GoI). Currently, Sharma has been made advisor to CM Mehbooba Mufti. Power corridors are abuzz that the advisor’s post for Sharma is an…

Vyas replaces Sharma as Chief Secretary, J&K

Amid the worsening law and order situation and sluggish implementation of several development projects Bharat Bhushan Vyas (IAS:1986:JK) was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir today, replacing Braj Raj Sharma (IAS:1984:JK) who was made advisor to CM Mehbooba Mufti. He has 07 months in hand to attain…

Kiran’s intrepid ways earn her enemies in Puducherry

A question that has been persistently asked in the corridors of power is whether Kiran Bedi has been exceeding her briefs as LG of Puducherry. There is no doubt that she is a strong personality and intrepid in her deeds. Delhi police department, as well as the places where she…

Major bureaucratic rejig in Punjab: A glance

As many as twelve top civil servants were transferred and posted after Capt Amrinder Singh assumed office as CM. 1984-batch IAS officer Karan Avtar Singh appointed Chief Secretary with additional charge of Principal Secretary of the Departments of Personnel, General Administration, Vigilance and Investment Promotion. Capt Amrinder picked Tejveer Singh…

Singh replaces Kaushal as Chief Secretary, Punjab

Immediately after the swearing-in-ceremony of newly elected Chief Minister of PUnjab Karan Avtar Singh (IAS:1984:PB) appointed as new Chief Secretary. Avtar Singh replaced Sarvesh Kaushal (IAS:1982:PB). Singh has approx three and a half years as residual service. He will retire on 31 August 2020.

Maharashtra CS gets a post-retirement plum posting

After retiring as chief secretary of Maharashtra, Swadheen Kshatriya (60) has secured a plum assignment for the next five years as chief commissioner for the right to services. This is a post that was recently created. In the corridors of power, it is believed that he was initially vying for…

CAT threatens to restrain Pharka from functioning as CS

The appointment of Vidya Chander Pharka (IAS:1983: HP) as Chief Secretary to the Govt of Himachal Pradesh has suffered a further blow as CAT Chandigarh has taken umbrage at the delay on the part of HP govt in filing its reply in the OA filed by Vineet Chawdhry (IAS:1982:HP) challenging…

Mullick replaces Kshatriya: Maharashtra gets new Chief Secretary

Sumit Mullick (IAS:1982:MH) is all set to take take over from the outgoing Chief Secretary of Maharashtra Swadheen Kshatriya who is completing his extended tenure of chief secretaryship today (28 Feb). Maharashtra CM devendra Fadanvis cleared the file late last night though two more officers were also in the zone…

Exceptional decision in Andhra: Kallam & Kumar named as Chief Secretary

Tucker, Kallam & Kumar

  Andhra Pradesh Govt today took an exceptional, rather bold, decision by declaring two IAS officers as consecutive successor to the outgoing Chief Secretary. The outgoing CS Satya Prakash Tucker (IAS:1981:AP) is scheduled to retire on 28 February on completion of the extended tenure. Interestingly, Andhra Govt appointed Ajeya Babu…

Olympian Sindhu to become AP govt’s Group-1 officer

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu will soon join the Andhra Pradesh government as Group-I officer. Elated with Sindhu accepting its job offer, the TDP government has initiated the process of issuing a formal order. She will first be recruited as deputy collector. The state government recently received the formal acceptance…

Former chief secretary K Gnanadesikan reinstated

TN caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam is said to have revoked the suspension of former chief secretary K Gnanadesikan (IAS:1982: have beenTN). He is said to have been appointed as director of Anna Institute of Management Studies, Greenways Road. The senior bureaucrat, along with geology and mines commissioner Atul Anand (IAS:1994:TN)…

Sanjib Ranjan takes over as CS, Tripura

Immediately after returning to parent cadre senior most serving IAS officer Sanjib Ranjan (IAS:1985:TR) took over from Y P Singh (IAS:1984:TR) as new Chief Secretary to the Govt of Tripura. On 14 December 2016 Ranjan was prematurely repatriated to state after a brief stint as AS&FA in the Ministry of…

Did TN CS try to scuttle raid?

Rumors doing the rounds in the capital say that Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao, whose house and office in Chennai were raided by the Income-Tax authorities, had got wind of the impending raid. So he accompanied CM Panneerselvam to Delhi for a meeting with PM Naren Modi…

TN Govt sacked Rao, Girija Vaidyanathan is new CS

Tamil Nadu government on Thursday sacked Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao (IAS:1985:TN) a day after Income Tax  oficials conducted raid at his residence in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Girija Vaidyanathan (IAS:1981:TN), Additional Chief Secretary and Commissioner of Land Administration, has now been appointed as the new chief secretary of the…

IT raids Tamil Nadu chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s residence

In a surprise move that has rattled the power corridors of Tamil Nadu, Income Tax officials raided  state chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s residence in Chennai in the wee hours of Wednesday. At the time of posting this report, IT officials were said to have been carrying out the…

Dr Kutty appointed Chief Secretary, Govt of Delhi

As Indianmandarins had reported early morning today (29 November 2016) Dr M M Kutty (IAS:1985:UT) appointed new Chief Secretary to the Government of Delhi. Currently he serves at Centre as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Environment & Forest. Known to be a tough and no nonsense officer has held…

Dr Kutty to be named shortly as Chief Secretary, Delhi

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Dr M M Kutty (IAS:1985:UT) is all set to be named as new Chief Secretary to the Government of Delhi. Currently he serves at Centre as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Environment & Forest. Known to be a tough and no nonsense officer has…

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