• New Delhi (01.07.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Friday are as follows:-
    • Vishvas Vidu Sapkal (IFS:1998) was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Peru. Presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs.
    • Virander Kumar Paul (IFS:1991) was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Turkey. Presently High Commissioner of India to Kenya.



  • New Delhi (30.06.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Thursday are as follows: 
    • The additional charge of  the post of Secretary, Department of Fertilizers was assigned to Ms Arti Ahuja (lAS:1990:OR) vice Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi (IAS:1987:MP) on his retirement on June 30. Presently, Ms Ahuja is Secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals.

  • New Delhi (29.06.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Wednesday are as follows:

    • Ms Rupinder Brar (IRS IT:1990) was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre on the grounds of availing the benefit of promotion in the cadre. Presently, she is Additional DG (Tourism) (JS level), Ministry of Tourism.
    • Ms Manju Pandey (IPoS:1989) was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre on the grounds of availing the benefit of promotion in the cadre. Presently, she is Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change.
    • Deputy Secretary level post held by Sunil Bhagwat Chaudhari (ICAS:2008) in the Department of Economic Affairs was re-designated as Director, as a measure personal to him, for a period up to 04.06.2025 i.e. total tenure of five years.
    • Deputy Secretary level post held by Shailesh Kumar (lSS:2008) in the Department of Rural Development was re-designated as Director, as a measure personal to him, for a period up to 18.02.2024 i.e. total tenure of five years.

  • New Delhi (27.06.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Monday are as follows: 
    1. Ms Chhavi Bhardwaj (IAS:2008:MP) and Nand Kumarum (IAS:2008:MP) were appointed to the post of Deputy Director (Senior) in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie for a period of five years.
    2. A. S. Rajan (IPS:1987:BH) was appointed as Director, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) till his superannuation i.e. 28.02.2023. Presently, he is working as Special Director, Intelligence Bureau
    3. Nitin Gupta (IRS IT:1986) was appointed as Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Presently, he is Member (Investigation), CBDT.  
    4. The PESB did not recommend anyone of the seven candidates for the post of Director (Finance), Western Coalfields Ltd and advised the Ministry of Coal to choose an appropriate course of further action for selection including Search-Cum-Selection Committee or as deemed appropriate with the competent authority.

  • New Delhi (24.06.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Friday are as follows: 
    • Parameswaran Iyer (Retd lAS:1981:UP) was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer, Niti Aayog for a period ending June 30, 2024. He replaces Amitabh Kant upon completion of his tenure on 30.06.2022.
    • Tapan Kumar Deka (IPS:1988:HP) was appointed as Director, Intelligence Bureau for a tenure of two years. He replaces Arvinda Kumar (IPS:1984:AM) who is retiring at this month-end.
    • Samant Kumar Goel (IPS:1984:PB), Secretary, Research & Analysis Wing (RAW), was given an extension for a period of one year ending 30.06.2023. 
    • The PESB selected Manish Billore for the post of Director (Marketing), Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd. He is Additional General Manager - Fertilizer Marketing, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
    • Jayanti Prasad (Retd IA&AS:1986) was appointed as Whole Time Member, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). He is a former Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General (Human Resources and International Relations), Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
    • Himansu Sekhar Khatua was appointed to the post of Director, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI), Kolkata, on a contract basis. 

  • New Delhi (23.06.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Thursday are as follows:-
    • The central deputation tenure of Amit Kataria (lAS:2004:CG), Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development, was extended for a period of two years beyond 02.07.2022.
    • The service tenure of Dr Randeep Guleria (Director, AIIMS, New Delhi) was extended for a period of three months w.e.f. 25.06.2022. Following the completion of five years term, Dr Guleria was given the first extension for a period of three years w.e.f. 25.03.2022. He was appointed to the coveted post on 28.03.2017. It may be underlined that the process for the selection and appointment of Dr Guleria's successor is underway. 
    • Mahesh Chandran R, OSD to MoS for External Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs (V Muraleedharan) in the Ministry of External Affairs, was prematurely repatriated on personal grounds with the provision of "extended cooling off'.
    • Amit Kumar Singhal (IRS C&CE:2007), Director, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre. 
    • Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta (IPS:1987:PB) was appointed as Director-General in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) till his retirement i.e. 31.03.2024. 
    • Swagat Das (IPS:1987:CG) was appointed as Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Ministry of Home Affairs for a period of 30.11.2024 i.e. up to his superannuation. Presently, Das is working as Special Director in Intelligence Bureau. He replaces VSK Kaumudi (IPS:1986:AP). 
    • Manish Tiwari (IRTS:1995) was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre. He is Joint Secretary, MHA.
    • The additional charge of the post of Chairperson (JS level) of Mormugao Port Trust to VR Akkaraju for a period of six months w.e.f. 03.06.2022 or till the appointment of a new incumbent. Presently, Akkaraju is Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), Mangalore, Karnataka.
    • The Central Deputation tenure of Ms Nigar Fatima Hussain (IDES:1996) was extended for a period of three months beyond 02.07.2022. Presently, she is Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

  • New Delhi (22.06.2022): Notifications of appointments and recommendations issued on Wednesday are as follows:

    • Ms Ashima Gupta (IRS 1T:1991) was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre on grounds of availing promotion in the cadre. She is Financial Advisor (JS level), Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
    • The PESB selected Manoj Jain (GM, BEL) for the post of Director (Research & Development), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
    • The post of Deputy Secretary, presently held by Sanjay Kumar (IAS:2008:AGMUT) in the Department of Investment & Public Asset Management (DIPAM) was re-designated as Director as a measure personal to him for a period up to 26.01 .2027.
    • The post of Deputy Secretary, presently held by Ms Pallavi Singh Prakash (IRPS:2008) in the Department of Personnel & Training was re-designated as Director for a period up to 11.04.2026 i.e total tenure of five years under the Central Staffing Scheme.


  • New Delhi (22.06.2022): Ruchira Kamboj (IFS:1987) has been appointed as Permanent Representative of India (PRI) to the United Nations in New York. Kamboj will succeed TS Tirumurti as the Indian ambassador to the UN. Ruchira Kamboj is presently the Ambassador of India to Bhutan. 


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