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Tag Archives: Director

13 CSS officers empanelled as Jt Secretary (GoI)

As Indianmandarins had reported on 31 March 2017 (Weblink below) thirteen officers of Central Secretariat Service (CSS) were on 04 August 2017 empanelled to hold Joint Secretary rank posts in Govt of India. These CSS officers were promoted as Director in 2011. Officers empanelled as JS are; Rubina Ali, Nita…

Controversy over selection process of Director, PGIMER

Questions have been raised over the suitability of at least 2 of the 3 doctors shortlisted for the post of the Director of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, one of the country’s premier teaching hospitals and medical and research institutes. The shortlisting was done by…

PESB approaches ACC on eligibility for board-level positions: Part I

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that the Public Enterprises Selection Board has approached the Appointments Committee of Cabinet, recommending a set of major changes in the current selection process. One of its recommendations pertains to the maximum age limit for board-level posts. Presently it is 58 years for internal candidates and…

Latest DOPT orders: 08 Nov 2016 (02:56 pm)

Manohar Vishwanath Nemade (ICoAS:1996) has been appointed as Director, Fertilizer Industry Coordination Committee ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Karnal Singh appointed as ED chief

As indianmandarins had anticipated in its report dated October 17, 2016 Karnal Singh (IPS:1984:UT) has been appointed as the Director, Enforcement Directorate. He had been holding the additional charge of Director, ED since August 19, 2015. Further the additional charge was extended every months. Having confirmed as full-fledged chief of…

Latest DOPT orders: 19 Oct 2016 (05:15 pm)

Vimlendra Sharan (IAS:1992:MH) has been given a foreign assignment as Director, Food and Agriculture Organisation, Liaison office for North America, Washington DC. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Jyoti Kumar Bubana IRS (C&CE:2007) has been appointed as Deputy Director, Ministry of Shipping. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Subhashish Banerjee (IOFS:2006) has been appointed as Additional Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) (DS…

Latest DOPT orders: 18 Oct 2016 (03:50 pm)

ACC has approved the curtailment of tenure of Anand Jain (IPS:1997:JK), Director, MHA on his selection as DIG, National Investigation Agency

New posts of MD & two directors on offer shortly

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that the Government is all set to advertise new posts of Managing Director and two posts of full-time Director for a newly incorporated public sector company ‘Sagarmala’. The posts may be advertised immediately after the Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari clears the file meant for deciding…

IIT-Madras Director to get a second term

IIT Madras director Bhaskar Ramamurthi is said to have been given a second term of another five years. The HRD Ministry is learnt to have sent the file recommending his second term to the President last week after getting Ramamurthi’s consent. An extended tenure for an IIT director is not…

Latest DoPT orders: 30 August 2016 (05:40 pm)

Rajiv Gauba (IAS:1982:JH), Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development has been given the additional charge of Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting durning the absence on medical leave of Ajay Mittal(IAS:1982:HP) from Aug 30, 2016 to Sept 11, 2016 ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Amitesh Kumar Sinha (IRAS:1997) has been appointed as Director, Cabinet Secretariat…

Eligibility criteria relaxed for ISS

  To lure talented and eligible candidates to the Indian Statistical Service, the government has relaxed the eligibility criteria to a Bachelor’s degree and increased the number of posts for the cadre which is in charge of economic and social data indicators. The new Indian Statistical Service (ISS) Rules, 2016…

Lokhande (IAS:2001) tipped for China posting

  The power corridors are abuzz that Prashant Sitaram Lokhande (IAS:2001:UT) may get China posting in the rank of Director. Currently, he is serving as Director, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. It is learnt that Lokhande is being considered for Counsellor’s post (under the Ministry of Commerce) in the…

R G Shresth appointed as next HC to Mozambique

Rudra Gaurav Shresth (IFS: 1999) has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Mozambique. Presently he is serving as Director in the Ministry of External Affairs He will take up his new assignment shortly.

Masakui appointed as next Ambassador Zimbabwe

R. Masakui (IFS: 2001) has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Zimbabwe. Presently Masakui is serving as Director in Ministry of External Affairs He will succeed Surinder Kumar Datta, who is serving as Ambassdor in Zimbabwe since July 2015

Fallen in love with North Block

On completion of prescribed tenure under the revised transfer policy (RTP), as many as 31 CSS cadre officers were transferred with immediate effect on May 27, 2015. The list included officers in JS (in-situ), Director, and Deputy Secretary ranks. Following the orders a few who had continued in North Block…

Latest appointment orders (08-03-2016)

Pradeep Kumar (IPoS:1999): Appointed as Director, Ministry of Culture 12 officers of Central Secretariat Service: Promoted to Deputy Secretary grade:

Ravinder (IAS:1999) to replace Purushottam as PS to MoS Tourism  

As ‘Indianmandarins’ anticipated earlier (Report dated 31 August 2015; Weblink below) Ravinder (IAS:1999:UP) is all set to be appointed as PS to the Union Minister of State for Tourism, Dr Mahesh Sharma. He will replace B V R C Purushottam (IAS:2004:UD) who is expected for Inter-cadre deputation to Andhra Pradesh….

Mohanty to succeed Thomson as Chief Secretary, Kerala

Pradeep Kumar Mohanty (IAS:1980:KL) will replace Jiji Thomson (IAS:1980:KL) as Chief Secretary (Govt of Kerala) on February 29 but for a period of two months only. Currently P K Mohanty is serving as the Director Institute of Management in Government (IMG). The government had plans to extend the tenure of…

Latest appointment orders (15-02-2016)

Priyank Bharti (IAS:2001:PB) has been appointed as Director, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

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