New Delhi, Jan. 9: The appointments of Srinivas Shashidhar Kukatlapalli , IAS (Kl. 1997) as Director in the department of Agriculture and Cooepration and Gyanendra Dev Tripathi, IAS (AM:1998) as private secretary to the Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation Chaudhary Birendra Singh were cleared by the competent authority today.
The appointment of Durga Shakti Nagpal, IAS (UP 2010) as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in the department of Agriculture and Cooperation was cleared yesterday.
Durga Shakti was in news earlier after she had launched a drive against illegal sand mining in Gautam Budh Nagar.
More senior appointments, all barring one at the additional secretary level that were cleared yesterday, include Rajiv Kumar , IAS, JH , 1984, as additional Secretary, Department of Expenditure, A.B Pandey, IAS (MH:84) as Deputy Director General UIDAI, Mumbai in the rank of Additional secretary, Ashok M.R. Dalawai , IAS , OR , 1984, as Deputy Director General UIDAI, Bangalore in the rank of Additional Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla , IAS , AM , 1984, as Additional Secretary Ministry of Coal and Thulasi Maddineni , Indian Administrative Service , KN , 2005 as Deputy Director Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie.
Earlier this week on Wednesday with the concurrence of the Government of Manipur, Government of Tripura and the Government of Haryana, the Central Government transferred Mani Ram Sharma, IAS(MT:09) from Manipur-Tripura cadre to Haryana cadre on the basis of DoPT (AIS Division) policy guidelines .