• New Delhi (25.05.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Wednesday are as follows:

    • Dr. Vibha Chahal (IAS:2012:UP) was appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare (Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar) at the level of Deputy Secretary for a period of five years.
    • Mahesh Bhagwat Dale (IDAS:2011), Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Ayush, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre on personal grounds with extended cooling off.
    • Ravish Prasad (IOFS:2010) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the  Department of Defence for a period of four years.
    • Ram Singh (lAS:2008:AM) was appointed as Director in the Department of Telecommunications for a period of five years.

  • New Delhi (24.05.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Tuesday are as follows:
    • Parshant Kumar Goyal (lAS:2007:TR) was appointed as Director in the Department of Financial Services for a period of five years.
    • Shakti Kant Singh (lFS:2010:TR) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Rural Development for a period of four years.
    • Gauri Shankar Sharma (ITS:1997) was appointed Director in the Department of Consumer Affairs for a period of five years.
    • Yashasvi Kumar (IDAS:2009) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Justice for a period of four years.
    • Swayambhu Arya (IRSME:1999) was appointed as Director in the NITI Aayog for a period of five years.

  • New Delhi (23.05.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Monday are as follows:
    • PESB selected Manish Kumar (Chief Manager, CCL) for the post of Director (Personnel), Northern Coalfields Ltd.
    • Prasanta Kumar Swain (IPoS:1987, Additional Secretary, Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, was repatriated to his parent cadre for availing promotion in the cadre.
    • Honhar Singh Meena (IRS C&CE:2005) was appointed as Director in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj for a period of five years.
    • Apul Jayaswal (IRS IT:2008) was appointed as Director, Central Vigilance Commission for a period of five years
    • Kiran Kumar Karlapu (IRS C&CE:2010) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Health & Family Welfare for a period of four years.
    • Satish Kumar (IRSEE:2002) was appointed as Director, Ministry of Power for a period of five years.
    • Ms. Richa Pandey (ICAS:2011) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority for a period of four years.
    • Abhinav Pratap Singh (IPoS:2011) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Culture for a period of four years.


  • New Delhi (21.05.2022):- The Govt on Saturday appointed Vivek Kumar (IFS:2004) as Prive Secretary to Prime Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office at the Joint Secretary level. Kumar was earlier a Director in PMO. He was appointed in the PMO as Deputy Secretary in 2014.
    It may be underlined that Hardik Satishchandra Shah is also there in PMO as Prive Secretary to PM and previously served as a Deputy Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office and later became PS to PM.
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  • New Delhi (20.05.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Friday are as follows:
    • Ashwini Kumar (IAS: 1992: AGMUT) was appointed as Special Officer of the Unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi. 
    • Gyanesh Bharati (IAS: 1998: AGMUT) was appointed as Commissioner of the unified MCD.
    • Krishna Mohan Uppu (lAS:2009:UT), Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, was on Friday repatriated to his parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.
    • MC Jauhari (lAS:1987:AM) was prematurely repatriated to avail the benefit of promotion in the cadre. He is  CMD (JS level), National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC) under the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

  • New Delhi (19.05.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Thursday are as follows:

    • The additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology was assigned to K Rajaraman (IAS:1989:TN), from 21 .05.2022 to 29.05.2022 during the period of absence on leave of Alkesh Kumar Sharma (IAS:1990:KL). Rajaraman is Secretary, Department of Telecommunications.
    • The additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship was assigned to Sunil Barthwal (IAS;1989:BH) from 20.05.2022 to 04.06.2022 during the period of absence on leave of Rajesh Aggarwal (IAS:1989:MH). Barthwal is Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment.

  • New Delhi (17.05.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Tuesday are as follows:

    • The additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Tourism was assigned to Ali Raza Rizvi (lAS:1988:HP) from 18.05.2022 to 29.05.2022 during the period of absence on leave of Arvind Singh (lAS:1988:MH).  Presently, Rizwi is Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Finance.
    • The Ministry of Railways assigned the additional charge (Looking After) of the post of Member (Finance), Railway Board to Mohit Sinha (IRAS), Additional Member (Revenue), Railway Board w.e.f. 17.05.2022. The post fell vacant after the appointment of Naresh Salecha (Retd IRAS:1984) as Member (Technical), NCLAT. 

  • New Delhi (13.05.2022): In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Centre on Friday Modi cleared the appointment of 23 officers to the post of Joint Secretary in various ministries and departments as follows:
    1. Susanta Kumar Purohit (IRSEE:1996) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals for a tenure of five years vice Samir K Biswas (IAS:1990:MH).
    2. Rohit Kumar (IAS:1997:RJ) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, for an overall tenure of five years up to 24.09.2023. The tenure would be extended for additional two years up to 24.09.2025 vice Sandeep Sarkar (IDAS:1995) by upgrading a vacant post of Director initially for two years.
    3. Mukesh Kumar Meshram (IAS:1995:UP) was appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Culture for a tenure of five years. He replaces Madnesh K Mishra (IRS-IT:1990).
    4. Pankaj Kumar Bansal (IAS:1997:TN) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Cooperation, for a tenure of five years with additional charge of the post of Managing Director, National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC).
    5. Ms Anita Shah Akella (IA&AS:1996) was  appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, for a tenure of five years. She will replace Venkata Ramana Murty Kompella (IDAS:1991).
    6. Eddie Lairinliana Khawlhring (ICAS:1995) was appointed as Additional Financial Adviser & Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence (Finance), for a tenure of five years. He replaces Nazli Jafri Shayin (IA&AS:1999).
    7. Rajeev Prakash (IP&TA&FS:1995) was appointed, Joint Secretary, Department of Defence Production for a tenure of five years vice Sanjay Jaju (IAS:1992:AP).
    8. Angshuman Dey (IFoS:1997:TR) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), for a tenure of five years.
    9. Sushil Pal (ICAS:1999) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology for a tenure of five years vice Saurabh Gaur (IAS:2002:AP).
    10. Ms Aneeta C Meshram (IAS:1996:UP) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, for a tenure of five years. She replaces Dharam Pal (IAS:1988:UP).
    11. Dheeraj Sahu (IAS:1996:UP) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Warehousing Development & Regulatory Authority (WDRA), Department of Food & Public Distribution, for a tenure of five years vice TK Manojkumar (IAS:1987:KL).
    12. BC Joshi (IOFS:1992) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, for a combined tenure of seven years up to 10.01.2025. 
    13. Sanjeev Sehgal (IRSEE:1997) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, for a tenure of five years.
    14. KR Vaidheeswaran (CSS) was appointed as Joint Secretary & CEO, National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation & Multiple Disabilities, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, for a tenure up to his superannuation on 31.12.2025. He replaces NK Sundaray (IAS:1987:OR).
    15. Senthil Rajan Chokkalingam has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting for a tenure of five years vice Ms TCA Kalyani (ICAS:1991).
    16. Anil Kumar Chhapolia (IRPS:1998) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, for a tenure of five years vice Rajeev S Thakur (IAS:1995:RJ).
    17. Ms Roop Avtar Kaur (IFoS:2000:JK) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Central Information Commission (CIC) under DoPT for a combined tenure of seven years up to 01.04.2025. She will replace Ms Meena B Sharma (IDES:1992).
    18. Sushil Kumar Singh (IRSME:1993) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, for an overall tenure up to his superannuation on 31.01.2027. He replaces Satinder P Singh (IPS:1996:HP).
    19. Piyush Singh (IAS:2000:MH) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, for a tenure of five years in place of Mritunjay Kumar Narayan (IAS:1995:UP).
    20. Naveen Kumar Shah (IFoS:2000:JK) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development for a combined tenure of seven years up to 11.06.2025 vice Rohit Kumar (IAS:1997:RJ).
    21. Sunil Kumar Verma (IRSEE:1995) was appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, for a tenure of five years in place of Hari Ranjan Rao (IAS:1994:MP).
    22. Himansu Badoni (IRSE:1993) (Civil) was appointed as Executive Director (Projects), National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, for a tenure of five years. He replaces Ashok Kumar Singh (IAS:1999:KL).
    23. Vijay Bhatia (IPS:1995:UP) was appointed as Joint Secretary (Personnel), Ministry of External Affairs, for a tenure of three years vice Pavan K Rai (IPS:1997:PB).
    24. Vishal Gagan (lAS:1998:OR), Joint Secretary, Department of Defence to his parent cadre.
    25. The appointment of Vivek Bhushan Sood (IRSE:1997), dated 24.03.2022, as Joint Secretary, Department of Investment & Public Asset Management (DIPAM) was cancelled.

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