Category: North Block

Supreme Court order forces government to withdraw CBI officer’s repatriation order

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 5: Government of India’s Department of Personnel and Training, was today forced to follow the Supreme Court directions of May 8, 2013 and withdraw its order of May 12, 2014 regarding premature repatriation of V. Murugesan, IPS (UK:1997), DIG CBI. Today’s order states that Mr. Murugesan will continue in CBI

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Centre sacks Anil Goswami for interfering in Saradha scam probe

Newsroom24x7  Desk New Delhi, Feb. 4: Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami, whose name surfaced for interfering in the Saradha scam probe has been sacked and in his place LC Goyal, IAS (KL:79), Secretary department of Rural Development, has been appointed as the new Home Secretary for a period of two years. The decision to remove

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Madhusudhan Prasad takes over as Urban Development Secretary

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb 3: Madhusudhan Prasad has taken over as new Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development. An IAS Officer of 1981 batch belonging to Haryana cadre, he was Special Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce before moving over to new ministry. Mr. Prasad held the posts of Collector of Sirsa district

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Nipun Vinayak goes from Cabinet Secretariat to Drinking Water and Sanitation Ministry

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 3: Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India today issued an order laterally transferring Nipun Vinayak, IAS (MH:2001), deputy secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat to the Ministry of Drinking water and sanitation for thebalance period of his Central deputation that would come to an end on March 25,

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Anuradha Shankar is CVO HPCL

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 2: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Anuradha Shankar, IPS (MP: 90) as Chief Vigilance Officer in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited in Mumbai under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas initially for three years, extendable by another two years. The Government of India today

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New postings at Secretary level in GoI

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi Jan. 31: Government of India issued orders late tonight affecting the transfers and postings of 6 officers at the secretary level. The officers transferred and posted in different ministries are Gauri Kumar, IAS , GJ , 1979; Shankar Agarwal, IAS, UP, 1980; Madhusudhan Prasad, IAS, HY, 1981; Lov Verma, IAS, UP, 1978;

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Rajan Katoch will continue as Enforcement Director, Krishna Chaudhary is DG ITBP

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 31: Government of India has decided to continue the additional charge of the post of Enforcement Director, Directorate of Enforcement assigned to Rajan S. Katoch, IAS (MP:79), Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry, for a period of three months beyond January 31. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet yesterday approved the appointment

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Termination of Sujatha Singh’s tenure as Foreign Secretary raises questions

Lalit Shastri Why Sujatha Singh’s tenure as Foreign Secretary of India was curtailed abruptly after US President Barack Obama’s departure from New Delhi is a question being asked by discerning citizens. When Mr. Obama was in New Delhi for the Republic day, in her capacity as Foreign Secretary of India, Ms. Singh had briefed the

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DG National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG): GOI looking for the right candidate

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 29: Government of India has initiated steps to fill the post of Director General, National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) on deputation basis or on contract basis. Department of Personnel and Training under Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance and Pensions has invited applications from eligible officers working in the

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Pabitra Sarkar selected as Director Staff Selection Commission

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 28: Pabitra Sarkar of Indian Telecom Service (1991), has been selected for appointment as Director in the staff Selection Commission under the Department for Personnel and Training up to December 18, 2016. The Government of India yesterday issued another order approving the appointment of Sushil Kumar Singla, IFS, (HP:1994) as

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ACC clears senior appointments in IB, CRPF and BPR&D

Newsroom24x7 Desk New delhi, Jan. 24: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet today approved the appointnment of Divya Prakash Sinha,  Indian Police Service , MT , 1979 as Special Director Intelligence Bureau. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet also has approved the appointment of K Durga Prasad, Indian Police Service, AP, 1981, as Special Director General

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SK Pandey will be OSD to Arun Jaitley for 5 years

Newsroom24x7.com Desk New Delhi, Jan. 23: The appointment of Sanjay Kumar Pandey, Joint Director (Law) Competition Commission, as Officer on Special Duty to the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley on a tenure of five years has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The proposal for this appointment was moved by

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DoPT issues orders for 2 director level postings

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 22: Gyanesh Bharti, IAS (UT: 1998), has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of power. Another officer Ganesh A Bakade of Indian Telecom Service (1998), has been selected for appointment as Director in the Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority under the Department of Food and Public Distribution,

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Officers raise voice against putting property returns in the public domain

Lalit Shastri As the extended deadline is round the corner, pressure has started mounting on officers and public servants, who are yet to file their revised property returns under the Lokpal Act. The voice of dissent is getting sharper among a section of civil servants who are opposed to placing the officers’ property returns in

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