• The NaMo administration on Monday appointed four IPS officers as Special Director in Intelligence Bureau:

    • Sunil Kumar Bansal (IPS:1987:OR) appointed as Special Director, IB for a tenure up to his superannuation on 30.06.2022. Presently, he is working as Additional Director, IB.
    • Akshaya Kumar Mishra (IPS:1987:RJ) appointed as Special Director, IB for a tenure up to his superannuation on 30.04.2021. Presently, he is working as Additional Director, IB.
    • A Sema Rajan (IPS:1987:BH) appointed as Special Director, IB for a tenure up to his superannuation on 28.02.2023. Presently, he is working as Additional Director, IB.
    • Swagat Das (IPS:1987:CG) appointed as Special Director, IB for a tenure up to his superannuation on 30.11.2024 Presently, he is working as Additional Director, IB.

  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on Monday approved the empanelment of Ms Nirupma Chadha and two others for promotion to the grade of Chief Architect in the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) for the panel years 2019 (Supplementary Panel) and 2020 (Regular Panel), w.e.f. the date of assumption of charge of the post.

  • The NaMo administration on Monday announced the empanelment of three IIS cadre officers including Jaideep Bhatnagar for promotion to the Higher Administrative Grade of the Indian Information Service (IIS) for the panel years 2020 and 2021 w.e.f. the date of assumption of charge of the post.

  • The NaMo administration on 17.10.2020 extended the tenure of Ajay Kumar Bhalla (IAS:1984:AM) as Union Home Secretary from November 30, 2020, to August 22, 2021.

  • The NaMo administration on Friday appointed N Ramesh (Indian Telecom Service: 1999) for the post of Deputy Managing Director (DMD) in Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on a deputation basis for a period of three years. Presently, he is working as Executive Director, National Agricultural Marketing Federation of India Limited (NAFED).

  • The NaMo administration on Friday appointed Renuka Gera (ED, BHEL) as Director (Industrial Systems & Products) for a period ending 31.08.2023 i.e. till her superannuation. She may take charge of the post on 01.12.2020. She replaces S Balakrishnan; the outgoing Director retiring on 30.11.2020. The Public-sector headhunter (PESB) had selected Ms Gera for the post on 16.07.2020.  

  • Vishal V Sharma has been appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Sharma replaces Jawed Ashraf.

  • The NaMo administration on Wednesday endorsed the recommendations of PESB and appointed directors in NALCO, PGCIL and BVFCL:

    • Digambar Sahai (DGM, BVFCL) appointed as Director (Production), Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation (BVFCL).
    • Manasa Prasad Mishra (ED, NALCO) appointed as Director (Projects & Technical), NALCO.
    • Abhay Choudhary appointed as Director (Projects), Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL).

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