• New Delhi (25.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Tuesday are as follows:-
    • Pawan Kumar Mishra was selected for the post of Director (Finance), Central Coalfields Ltd. Presently, he is working as, Chief Financial Officer, DNH Power Distribution Corporation Limited

  • New Delhi (25.01.2022): Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi has been appointed as the new Northern Army Commander. He is presently posted as the Deputy Chief of Army Staff and would be succeeding Lt Gen Y K Joshi in Udhampur, Jammu, and Kashmir. Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi assumed the appointment of DCOAS (IS&C) at Integrated HQ of MOD (ARMY) on April 9, 2021.

  • New Delhi (24.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Monday are as follows:-
    • S. Balachandran (2005:YOA), presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Suriname, was concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to Saint Lucia with residence in Paramaribo.

  • New Delhi (21.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Friday are as follows:-

    • Jose Mohan (IPS:2002:RJ) was appointed as Inspector General in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for a period of 05 years.
    • PESB selected Vasudev Ranganath Puranik for the post of Director (Corporate Planning & Personnel), Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDSL). Presently, Puranik is working as  Executive Director, MDSL.

  • New Delhi (20.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Thursday are as follows:-
    • Dr. S.K Kapta (IFoS:1995:HP), DCO/DCR, Himachal Pradesh, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre with the condition of extended "cooling off". 

  • New Delhi (19.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Wednesday are as follows:-

    • Vinay Kaushal, (IRS:IT:2011) was appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports (Anurag Thakur) in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting for a period of five years.
    • P Aravindhan, (IPS:2010:TN) was appointed as Assistant Director (SP level) in National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for a period of four years.
    • The post of Deputy Secretary NHA, presently held by Kiran Gopal Vaska (IAS:2008:MP), was re-designated as Director for a period up to 11.11.2026 i.e. total five years tenure. Vaska counts his central deputation tenure w.e.f. 12.11.2021.

  • New Delhi (18.01.2022): The NaMo administration on Tuesday effected major appointments to Additional Secretary level posts in various ministries, departments and organisations as follows:

    • Ms. Anuradha Thakur (IAS:1994:HP) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Presently, she is Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.
    • Ms. B V Umadevi (IFS:1987:CG) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs. Presently, she is Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change.
    • Shashank Goel (IAS:1990:TG), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment.
    • Shailesh Kumar Singh (IAS:1991:JH), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
    • Manish Kumar Gupta (IAS:1991:AGMUT) was appointed as Vice Chairman, Delhi Development Authority (DDA). Presently, he is Principal Commissioner, Delhi Development Authority.
    • Chanchal Kumar (IAS:1992:BH), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.
    • Ashish Srivastava (IAS:1992:MP) was appointed Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare by cancelling the order dated 04.12.2021 regarding his appointment as Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat (SR). Presently, he is Additional Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development.
    • Hari Ranjan Rao (IAS:1994:MP) was appointed as Administrator, Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Presently, he is Additional Secretary, DoT.
    • V L Kantha Rao (IAS:1992:MP) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Presently, he is Additional Secretary and Director General (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence.
    • Pankaj Agrawal (IAS:1992:MP) was appointed as Additional Secretary and Director General (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence. Presently, he is Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.
    • Vikram Dev Dutt (IAS:1993:AGMUT), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Chairman & Managing Director, Air India Ltd.
    • Santosh Kumar Sarangi (IAS:1994:OR), was appointed as Director-General, Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) vice Amit Yadav (IAS:1991:AGMUT). Currently, he is Additional Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education.
    • Naresh Pal Gangwar (IAS:1994:RJ) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change  (MoEF&CC) vice  Ms. B V Umadevi (IFS:1987:CG) upon her appointment as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs. Presently, he is Joint Secretary, MoEF&CC.
    • Further, the Central Deputation tenure of Ashutosh Jindal (IAS:1995:TR) was extended for a period of one year beyond 16.02.2022 i.e. upto 16.02.2023. Presently, he is Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat

  • New Delhi (17.01.2022): Notification issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Monday;

    • Madnesh Kumar Mishra (IRS IT:1990) was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre on grounds of availing promotion in the cadre. Currently, he is Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture.  
    • Two Part-Time Members were appointed in the National Monuments Authority (NMA) for a period of three years; Hemraj Ramniklal Kamdar, Proprietor, M/s Earth Consortium (Ahmedabad) & Prof (Dr) M Kailasa Rao, Professor & Dean, School of Planning & Architecture (Vijaywada)

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