• New Delhi (26.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Friday are as follows:-
    • Umesh Kumar Shukla was promoted to the grade of Chief Adviser (Cost) in the Indian Cost Accounts Service (ICOAS) in the Department of Expenditure.
    • Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) on Friday selected Vikram Dingley for the post of Director (Technical & Offshore Services), Shipping Corporation of India (SCI). Currently, he is General Manager, SCI.
    • Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) on Friday selected Sanjay Sharma for the post of Director (Solar), Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). Currently, Sharma is General Manager, SECI.

  • New Delhi (25.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Thursday are as follows:-

    • B Veera Reddy was appointed to the post of Director (Technical), Coal India Limited (ClL) till the date of his superannuation, i.e.31.08.2024. He may take charge on 01.02.2022. Presently, he is Director (Technical), Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL).

  • New Delhi (24.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Wednesday are as follows:-

    • Sajjansingh R. Chavan (lAS:2008:TN) was appointed to the post of Director of Census Operations (DCO)/Director of Citizen Registration (DCR) (Deputy Secretary level), Tamil Nadu & for a period upto 31.12.2025.
    • The tenure of entrustment of the additional charge of the post of CEO, Price Stabilization Fund Trust (PSFT) to Ms Nidhi Mani Tripathi (IAS:2001:MN) was extended for a period of six months beyond 30.10.2021.
    • Virendra Mittal (IAS:2007:AM) was appointed as Director in the Cabinet Secretariat for a period upto 13.11.2024 i.e. combined five years tenure under CSS Scheme. Prior to this Mittal was Private Secretary to Rameshwar Teli, Union MoS for Oil & Gas Minister
    • Santanu Kumar Agrahari (IAS:2012:JH) was appointed as Private Secretary to Dr Virendra Kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment for a period of five years. Prior to this Agrahari worked as Director of Census Operations /Director of Citizen Registration, Jharkhand. 
    • Tenure of Mukesh Lal (ITS:1996), Joint Secretary (Director level) in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), for a period of one year beyond 25.11.2022. He counts his Central Deputation tenure w.e.f. 26.11.2021.
    • The tenure of Satyendra Kumar Mishra (IRS IT:1990) was extended for a period of one year beyond 01.01.2022. Presently, he is the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
    • Central Deputation tenure of Lov Agarwal (IAS:1996:AP) was extended for a period of six months beyond 28.11.2021. Presently, he is Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 

  • New Delhi (23.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Tuesday are as follows:-

    • Tenure of Anurag (IPS:1994:TR) as Joint Director, CBI was extended for a period of six months beyond 24.07.2021.
    • Takhat Singh Ranawat (lFS:2007:KN) was appointed as Private Secretary to Sushri Shobha Karandlaje, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers for a period of five years.
    • Inter Cadre Transfer of Ms Nidhi (lAS:2013:WB) from West Bengal cadre to AGMUT cadre was cleared on the grounds of marriage to Devesh Kumar Mahla (IPS:2012:UT) w.e.f. 20th October 2021.

  • New Delhi (22.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Tuesday are as follows:-

    • Amit Gunvant Bhole (lCAS:2010) was as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Revenue for a tenure ending 06.06.2023. He counts his Central deputation tenure w.e.f. 07.06.2017.. Presently, he is on 'Compulsory Wait' in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
    • M Saravanan (IAS:2002:BH) was appointed as Senior Research Officer in International Relations/Regional Trade or Economics, Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretariat, Port Louis (Mauritius) for a period ending 15.12.2022 (w.e.f. 15.12.2021).
    • Ms Anshika Arora (IES:2010) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the NITI Aayog for a period of four years. 
    • Mayank Singh Chetan (CWES:2011) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region for a period ending 17.05.2024 i.e. combined 4 years tenure.
    • Ms Chhaya Sharma (IPS:1999:AGMUT), Director in the Central Vigilance Commission, was prematurely repatriated to her parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion.

    • Ms Ajeeta Longjam (lFS:2012:MN) was appointed as Joint Commissioner in the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (Delhi) under the Department of School Education & Literacy for a period upto 10.08.2024 i.e. combined tenure of 4 years at DS level.

  • New Delhi (18.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Thursday are as follows:-

    • The Central deputation tenure of Pankaj Tyagi (CWES:1998), Director, Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, was extended for a period of 3 months beyond 20.10.2021.
    • Central Deputation tenure of Muralidhar Pandey (IOFS:1991) was extended for a period of one year and seven months and thirteen days beyond 17.11.2021 i.e. up to 30.06.2023. Presently, he is DirectorDepartment of Justice.

  • New Delhi (17.11.2021): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Wednesday are as follows:-

    • The central deputation tenure of Ms. Anindita Sinharay (ISS:2000) as Director in the Department of Financial Services was extended for a period of two years beyond 16.11.2021 and upto 16.11.2023. She counts her central deputation tenure w.e.f. 17.11.2016.
    • The central deputation tenure of Ajay Yadav (IAS: 2006: TN), presently Director in the Ministry of Culture, was extended for a further period of two years beyond 10.11.2021. He counts his central deputation tenure w.e.f. 11.11.2016.
    • Ms. Vidya Jayant Kulkarni (IPS:1998:TN) appointed as Joint Director  CBI for a period of five years
    • Ghanshyam Upadhyay (IPS:1999:OR) was appointed as Joint Director, CBI for a combined period of five years i.e. upto 29.06.2026 on a lateral shift basis.
    • Nawal Bajaj (IPS:1995:MH) was appointed as Joint Director, CBI on a lateral shift basis for a combined tenure of five years i.e. upto 06.06.2026.
    • Anil Kumar (IRS IT:2008) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles for a period of four years. 
    • Pankaj Kumar Singh (lPS:2008:UT) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Youth Affairs, Delhi for a period of four years.
    • The tenure of Sanjay Kumar Mishra (IRS IT:1984), Director of Enforcement Directorate, was given an extension for a period of one year ending 18.11.2022. 
    • PESB selected Anil Kumar Tulsiani (ED, SAIL) for the post of Director (Finance), Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL).
    • The deputation tenure of Daljeet Singh (IPS:2007:BH), SP in CBI, was extended for a period of one year ending 11.05.2022. 
    • Sandeep Garg (IRS IT) was appointed as Executive Director in the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India for a period of two years.


  • New Delhi (16.11.2021): Saurabh Kumar (IFS:89) was appointed as Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs vice Ms. Riva Ganguly Das (IFS:86) upon her superannuation on 31.12.2021. Presently, Kumar is working as Ambassador of India, Yangon.  

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