• New Delhi (17.06.2021): Lalit Wadhwa (lCoAS:2008) was appointed to the post of Chief Accounts Officer (Deputy Secretary level) in the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) under the M/o Housing and Urban Affairs on a shift basis for a period up to 06.07.2023 (total 6 years at DS level on both CSS and non-CSS posts put together).

  • New Delhi (17.06.2021): Central deputation tenure of Dinesh Kumar Gupta (ITS:2000) was on Thursday extended for a period of months beyond 26.04.2021. Presently, he is working as Director in the D/o Food & Public Distribution.

  • New Delhi (17.06.2021): Central deputation tenure of Dr Piyush Jain (IDSE:1993) was on Thursday extended for a period of two years beyond 24.07.2021 and up to 24.07.2023. Presently, he is working as Director in the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.

  • New Delhi (17.06.2021): The NaMo administration on Thursday effected a major bureaucratic rejig at the level of Secretary as follows:

    • Manoj Kumar Panda (lAS:1986:UT) appointed as Chairman, National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention in the rank and pay of Secretary to the Government of India. Presently he is posted in the cadre as Adviser to the Administrator of UT (Chandigarh).
    • B Anand (lAS:1987:TN) appointed as Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence upon superannuation Ravi Kant (lAS:1984:BH) on 30.06.2021. Presently, Anand is Secretary, National Commission for Minorities.
    • Ms Renuka Kumar (lAS:1987:UP), presently in the cadre, appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs upon the superannuation of Pramod Kumar Das (lAS:1986:MP) on 30.06.2021.
    • S K Dev Verman (lAS:1988:MN) was appointed as Secretary, National Commission for Minorities in the rank and pay of Secretary to the Government of India by temporarily upgrading the post vice B Anand. Presently, he is Special Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs.
    • Indevar Pandey (lAS:1988:WB) was appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development upon the superannuation of Ram Mohan Mishra (lAS:1987:AM) on 30.06.2021. Presently, Pandey is working as Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances and Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare.
    • Sanjay Kumar Singh (lAS:1987:MP) appointed as Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, and Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare vice Indevar Pandey. Presently, he is working as Special Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research & Education & Secretary, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

  • New Delhi (15.06.2021): Dr Pratima Murthy was on Tuesday appointed as Director, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bengaluru, for a period of 05 years or till she attains the age of 65 years.

    Presently, she is working as Professor and HoD (Psychiatry), NIMHANS.

  • New Delhi (14.06.2021): Ngulkham Jathom Gangte (IFS:1994) and Dr S Janakiraman (IFS:2002) have been appointed as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Tunisia and Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cuba, respectively.

    Gangteis is presently the High Commissioner of India to Zambia. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly. Dr Janakiraman is presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. He too is expected to take up the assignment shortly.

  • New Delhi (14.06.2021): Chaudhari Uday Gaurishankar (lAS:2010:MH), was on Monday appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat for a period of four years.

  • New Delhi (14.06.2021): Ms Tina Soni (lAS:2007:RJ), Director, Cabinet Secretariat, was on Monday appointed as Director, Department of Fertilizers on a lateral shift basis for a period upto 06.03.2023 (i.e. balance tenure of 5 years under Central Staffing Scheme).

    She counts her central deputation tenure w.e.f. 07.03.2018.

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