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PM finally rewards Topno and Navnit; Dr Kota and four others too get foreign postings

As Indianmandarins had reported first, on 22 May and 03 June, the NaMO administration finally cleared the appointments to Foreign/Captive Posts under the Department of Economic Affairs and Department of Commerce for a period of three years as follows:

  1. Rajeev Topno (IAS:1996:GJ) appointed as Senior Adviser (JS level) to the Executive Director, World Bank, Washington DC (USA) under the Department of Economic Affairs. Topno is Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.
  2. Dr Ravi Kota (IAS:1993:AM) appointed as Minister (Economic) Embassy of India, Washington DC (USA) under the Department of Economic Affairs. Presently, Kota is working in Finance Commission as Joint Secretary.
  3. Brajendra Navnit (IAS:1999:TN) appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Resident of India (PRI) to the World Trade Organisation under the Department of Commerce. Navnit recently completed his tenure as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office.
  4. N Ashok Kumar (IAS:2004:MN) appointed as Adviser (Industry and Engineering), Embassy of India, Brussels (Belgium) under the Department of Commerce. Presently Ashok is Director in the Department of Commerce.
  5. Lekhan Thakkar (Central Secretariat Service:1995) appointed as Counsellor (Economic), Embassy of India, Beijing under the Department of Economic Affairs.
  6. Anwar Hussain Shaik (IRTS:2000) appointed as Counsellor, Permanent Mission of India to the World Trade Organisation under the Department of Commerce.
  7. H Atheli (ICAS:2000) appointed as Adviser to Executive Director, Asian Development Bank, Manila, the Phillipines under the Department of Economic Affairs.
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04 Jun 2020
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Tenure of OSD & PS to Union Ministers curtailed

Ahead of the completion of its own tenure the NaMo administration has started winding up its first term which reflects other ways as well. PS and OSDs to Union Ministers were on Tuesday appointed to the post of Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Director in various ministries following the curtailment of their tenures with respective ministers.

  • The tenure of N Ashok Kumar (IAS:2004:MT) as OSD Dr Satya Pal Singh, Union MoS for Human Resource Development, was curtailed. Further, he was appointed to the post of Director, Department of Commerce for a period ending May 2023.
  • The tenure of Dr Ashima Jain (IAS:2008:BH) as Private Secretary to Sadhwi Niranjan Jyoti (Union MoS for Food Processing Industry) was curtailed. Further, she was appointed Deputy Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs for a period ending February 2022.
  • The tenure of Ajay Yadav (IAS:2005:BH) as OSD to Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution (Ram Vilas Paswan) was curtailed. Further, he was appointed in the Ministry of Civil Aviation as Deputy Secretary up to 30 June 2019 and further as Director up to December 2022.
  • The tenure of Durga Sakthi Nagpal (IAS:2010:UP) as OSD to Union Minister for Agriculture (Radhamohan Singh) was curtailed. Further, she was appointed Under Secretary (up to 30.06.2019) and further as Deputy Secretary (w.e.f. 01.07.2019) in the Department of Commerce for a period ending 14.01.2021.

08 May 2019
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PM finally rewards Topno and Navnit; Dr Kota and four others too get foreign postings

By IndianMandarins 04 Jun 2020

As Indianmandarins had reported first, on 22 May and 03 June, the NaMO administration finally cleared the appointments to Foreign/Captive Posts under the Department of Economic Affairs and Department of Commerce for a period of three years as follows:

  1. Rajeev Topno (IAS:1996:GJ) appointed as Senior Adviser (JS level) to the Executive Director, World Bank, Washington DC (USA) under the Department of Economic Affairs. Topno is Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.
  2. Dr Ravi Kota (IAS:1993:AM) appointed as Minister (Economic) Embassy of India, Washington DC (USA) under the Department of Economic Affairs. Presently, Kota is working in Finance Commission as Joint Secretary.
  3. Brajendra Navnit (IAS:1999:TN) appointed as Ambassador and Permanent Resident of India (PRI) to the World Trade Organisation under the Department of Commerce. Navnit recently completed his tenure as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office.
  4. N Ashok Kumar (IAS:2004:MN) appointed as Adviser (Industry and Engineering), Embassy of India, Brussels (Belgium) under the Department of Commerce. Presently Ashok is Director in the Department of Commerce.
  5. Lekhan Thakkar (Central Secretariat Service:1995) appointed as Counsellor (Economic), Embassy of India, Beijing under the Department of Economic Affairs.
  6. Anwar Hussain Shaik (IRTS:2000) appointed as Counsellor, Permanent Mission of India to the World Trade Organisation under the Department of Commerce.
  7. H Atheli (ICAS:2000) appointed as Adviser to Executive Director, Asian Development Bank, Manila, the Phillipines under the Department of Economic Affairs.
ALSO READ:

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Tenure of OSD & PS to Union Ministers curtailed

By IndianMandarins 08 May 2019

Ahead of the completion of its own tenure the NaMo administration has started winding up its first term which reflects other ways as well. PS and OSDs to Union Ministers were on Tuesday appointed to the post of Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary and Director in various ministries following the curtailment of their tenures with respective ministers.

  • The tenure of N Ashok Kumar (IAS:2004:MT) as OSD Dr Satya Pal Singh, Union MoS for Human Resource Development, was curtailed. Further, he was appointed to the post of Director, Department of Commerce for a period ending May 2023.
  • The tenure of Dr Ashima Jain (IAS:2008:BH) as Private Secretary to Sadhwi Niranjan Jyoti (Union MoS for Food Processing Industry) was curtailed. Further, she was appointed Deputy Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs for a period ending February 2022.
  • The tenure of Ajay Yadav (IAS:2005:BH) as OSD to Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution (Ram Vilas Paswan) was curtailed. Further, he was appointed in the Ministry of Civil Aviation as Deputy Secretary up to 30 June 2019 and further as Director up to December 2022.
  • The tenure of Durga Sakthi Nagpal (IAS:2010:UP) as OSD to Union Minister for Agriculture (Radhamohan Singh) was curtailed. Further, she was appointed Under Secretary (up to 30.06.2019) and further as Deputy Secretary (w.e.f. 01.07.2019) in the Department of Commerce for a period ending 14.01.2021.

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