• New Delhi (07.12.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Wednesday are as follows:
    • Arun Kumar Singh, former BPCL CMD, was appointed as Chairman of ONGC for a tenure of three years.
    • Dr. S. Tejaswi Naik (IAS:2009:MP) was appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (Narendra Singh Tomar) for a period of five years.

  • New Delhi (06.12.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Tuesday are as follows:
    • Nitasha Guria (IPS: 2008: BH) was appointed as Deputy Director in Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) for a period of five years.
    • Basudev Panda (IRSEE) was appointed as an Additional Member (Traction), Railway Board.
    • Ashok Kumar (IRSEE) was appointed as CAO, Patiala Locomotive Works
    • Rahul Gautam (IRSEE) was appointed as Director General, IRIEEN, Nashik 
    • PESB selected Praveen Kumar (GM, ALIMCO) for the post of CMD, Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO).

  • New Delhi (05.12.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Monday are as follows:

    • Abhinav Pratap Singh (lPoS:2011) was appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister for Civil Aviation & Steel (Jyotiraditya M Scindia) in the Ministry of Civil Aviation for a period of five years or on a co-terminus basis with the Minister.
    • PESB selected/recommended Srikumar Ghose Choudhury (AGM, GRSE) for the post of Director (Finance), Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd (BCPL).
    • The Central Deputation of Ajay Yadav (IAS:2005:BH), Joint Secretary, Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, was extended for a term upto 18.10.2024.

  • New Delhi (02.12.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Friday are as follows:
    • Hema Jaiswal (ISS: 2004), Director in the Department of Expenditure, was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • Sushma Chauhan (IAS: 2009: AGMUT) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Delhi for a period of four years.
    • Anita B Panda, Additional Secretary (AP), is relieved of the work pertaining to Sansad TV & Sansad TV Unit (Lok Sabha) with immediate effect.
    • Dr Vandana Kumar (IDAS: 1992), Additional Secretary (Human Resources), Rajya Sabha Secretariat, was appointed as Additional CEO, Sansad TV besides her existing duties, with immediate effect.

  • New Delhi (30.11.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Wednesday are as follows:
    • Shiv Kumar (IAS: 2008: AGMUT) was appointed as Private Secretary to Nityanand Rai the Minister of State for Home Affairs for a period up to 02.12.2026.
    • PESB selected Dr Deepak Tripathi for the post of Director (Technical) in Rail India Technical and Economic Service Limited (RITES). Currently, he is working as Chief Mechanical Engineer in Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. (KRCL).
    • Debajyoti Dutta (lAS: 2010: AM) was appointed to the post of Director of Census Operations (DCO), Assam for a period up to 31 .12.2025.
    • Rajesh Kumar Sahu (ITS: 1999) was appointed as Director in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Delhi for Central Vista Project for five years.
    • The additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals was assigned to Arun Baroka (IAS:1990:UT), Secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petro-Chemicals from 01.12.2022 to 31.12.2022 during the period of absence on leave of Ms. S. Aparna (lAS:1988:GJ).
    • The additional charge of the post of Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat was assigned to Swagat Das (IPS:1987:CG), Special Secretary (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs upon the superannuation of V.S.K. Kaumudi (IPS:1986:AP) on 30.11.2022 and till the appointment of a regular incumbent.
    • Ms. Tanvi Garg (IAS:2009:AGMUT) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) for Central Vista Project for a period of four years.
    • Dr Niruparna Dange (lAS: 2007: MH) was appointed Director of Census Operations (DCO)/Director of Citizen Registration(DCR), Maharashtra for a period up to 31.12.2025.
    • Navjot Khosa (lAS: 2002: KL) was appointed to the post of Director of Census Operations (DCO)/Director of Citizen Registration (DCR), Punjab & Chandigarh for a period up to 31.12.2025.
    • Central deputation of Praveen Vashista (IPS: 1991: BH), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, has been extended for one year beyond 14.01.2023.
    • Asif Ismail (IOFS: 2012) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Delhi for a period up to 29.02.2024.
    • Preeti Jain (IPS: 2009: RJ) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Delhi for a period of four years.
    • Amrit Agrahari (IRS IT: 2011) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Delhi for a period up to 29.02.2024.

  • New Delhi (28.11.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Monday are as follows:
    • Shubhrata Prakash (IRS IT: 2002), Director, NITI Aayog, was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • Samarendra Prakash Srivastava (ISS: 2004), Director, NITI Aayog, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • Nitika Gupta (ISS: 2001), Director, Ministry of Defence, was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • Navin Kumar Vidyarthi (ISS: 2004), Director, NITI Aayog, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • Alok Kumar Verma (ISS: 2000), Director in the Department of Consumer Affairs, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • Bhakti Prasad Sonowal (CWES: 2008) was re-designated as Regional Director (Deputy Secretary level), in the Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Guwahati for a period up to 15.03.2027. Sonowal counts his central deputation tenure w.e.f. 16.03.2022.
    • Suneel Kumar Arora, (IDSE: 1988), Director, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre on personal grounds with extended cooling off.
    • Mrs Preeti Sudan (Retd IAS: 1983: AP), former Health Secretary,was appointed as a Member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
    • Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra (IFS:1988) gets a 16-month extension beyond superannuation i.e. 31.12.2022.

  • New Delhi (26.11.2022): The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved appointments of nine officers at Joint Secretary / Joint Secretary equivalent level. The list of newly appointed Joint Secretaries goes like this:
    • Solomon Arokiaraj (IAS:2000:AP) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs for a tenure of five years vice Peeyush Kumar (IAS:1997:AP).
    • Manoj Kumar Sahoo (IAS:2006:UT) was appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India for an overall tenure of seven years ending  16.12.2023.
    • Ms Ankita Mishra Bundela (IAS:2001:UT) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare for a tenure of five years vice Ms V Hekali Zhimomi (IAS:1996:UP).
    • Sanjeet (IRAS:1998) was appointed as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (AS&FA) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affair for a tenure of five years vice Shyam Sunder Dubey (ICAS:1989).
    • Ms M Janaki (IAS:2005:AP) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Central Vigilance Commission under DOPT for an overall tenure of seven years ending 11.09.2023 vice Sudhir Kumar (IAS:1999:UT).
    • Puneet Yadav (IAS:1999:WB) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Union Public Service Commission under DOPT for an overall tenure of five years vice Dhananjay Kumar (IDAS:1993).
    • Ms Sujata Sharma (IAS:2006:AP) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for a combined tenure of seven years ending 02.12.2026 vice Amar Nath (IAS:1994:UT).
    • Ms. Varsha Sinha (CSS) was appointed as Secretary, Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB) under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for a tenure of five years Vice Niranjan Kumar Singh (IFoS:1987:GJ).
    • Sanjay Roy (IIS:1997) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel for a combined tenure of seven years ending 23.05.2025 vice Ms Rasika Choube (IDAS:1986).

  • New Delhi (25.11.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Friday are as follows:
    • Sunil Kumar Sharma (ITS: 1999) was appointed as CVO, India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC), Delhi for a period of 3 years.
    • Thillaivasan Prabhu (IOFS: 2001) was appointed as CVO, Cochin Port Authority (COPA), Kochi for a period of 3 years.
    • Ganesh S Bhat (IFOS: UP: 2003) was appointed as CVO, Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd. (MRPL), Mangaluru for a period of 3 years.
    • Manoj Kumar Maurya (IOFS: 2001) was appointed as CVO, Geological Survey of India (GSI), Kolkata for a period of 3 years.
    • Ajay Madhukar Mhetre (ITS: 1998) was appointed as CVO, Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL), Nagpur for an initial period of 3 years.
    • Dr C Meenakshi, (IFOS:2009:KL) was appointed to the post of Director (Finance) in Central Silk Board, Bengaluru under the Ministry of Textiles on deputation basis for a combined period of 4 years, i.e., upto 21.11.2025.
    • B Srinivasan (IAS: 2011: PB) was appointed to the post of General Manager, Food Corporation of India, (Punjab Region, Chandigarh) for a period of three years.
    • Chirra Achalender Reddy (IFoS:1986:AGMUT) was appointed as Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority (NBA). He is the former Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Department of Environment and Forests, Government of Arunachal Pradesh. 
    • Dhirendra Mani Tripathi (IRS C&IT:2007) was appointed as Joint Textile Commissioner (Economics) in the Office of Textile Commissioner, Mumbai under the Ministry of Textiles for a period of five years. 
    • Dr Bappaditya Dutta (IOFS:2012) was appointed to the post of Deputy Secretary in the Office of Custodian of Enemy Property for India (CEPI), Kolkata under the Ministry of Home Affairs for a period of four years. 

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