• New Delhi (21.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Friday are as follows:-

    • Jose Mohan (IPS:2002:RJ) was appointed as Inspector General in Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for a period of 05 years.
    • Vasudev Ranganath Puranik for the post of Director (Corporate Planning & Personnel), Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDSL). Presently, Puranik is working as  Executive Director, MDSL.

  • New Delhi (20.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Thursday are as follows:-
    • Dr. S.K Kapta (IFoS:1995:HP), DCO/DCR, Himachal Pradesh, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre with the condition of extended "cooling off". 

  • New Delhi (19.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Wednesday are as follows:-

    • Vinay Kaushal, (IRS:IT:2011) was appointed as Private Secretary to the Minister for Information & Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports (Anurag Thakur) in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting for a period of five years.
    • P Aravindhan, (IPS:2010:TN) was appointed as Assistant Director (SP level) in National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for a period of four years.
    • The post of Deputy Secretary NHA, presently held by Kiran Gopal Vaska (IAS:2008:MP), was re-designated as Director for a period up to 11.11.2026 i.e. total five years tenure. Vaska counts his central deputation tenure w.e.f. 12.11.2021.

  • New Delhi (18.01.2022): The NaMo administration on Tuesday effected major appointments to Additional Secretary level posts in various ministries, departments and organisations as follows:

    • Ms. Anuradha Thakur (IAS:1994:HP) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Presently, she is Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.
    • Ms. B V Umadevi (IFS:1987:CG) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs. Presently, she is Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change.
    • Shashank Goel (IAS:1990:TG), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment.
    • Shailesh Kumar Singh (IAS:1991:JH), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
    • Manish Kumar Gupta (IAS:1991:AGMUT) was appointed as Vice Chairman, Delhi Development Authority (DDA). Presently, he is Principal Commissioner, Delhi Development Authority.
    • Chanchal Kumar (IAS:1992:BH), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.
    • Ashish Srivastava (IAS:1992:MP) was appointed Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare by cancelling the order dated 04.12.2021 regarding his appointment as Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat (SR). Presently, he is Additional Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development.
    • Hari Ranjan Rao (IAS:1994:MP) was appointed as Administrator, Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Presently, he is Additional Secretary, DoT.
    • V L Kantha Rao (IAS:1992:MP) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Presently, he is Additional Secretary and Director General (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence.
    • Pankaj Agrawal (IAS:1992:MP) was appointed as Additional Secretary and Director General (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence. Presently, he is Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.
    • Vikram Dev Dutt (IAS:1993:AGMUT), presently in the cadre, was appointed as Chairman & Managing Director, Air India Ltd.
    • Santosh Kumar Sarangi (IAS:1994:OR), was appointed as Director-General, Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) vice Amit Yadav (IAS:1991:AGMUT). Currently, he is Additional Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education.
    • Naresh Pal Gangwar (IAS:1994:RJ) was appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change  (MoEF&CC) vice  Ms. B V Umadevi (IFS:1987:CG) upon her appointment as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs. Presently, he is Joint Secretary, MoEF&CC.
    • Further, the Central Deputation tenure of Ashutosh Jindal (IAS:1995:TR) was extended for a period of one year beyond 16.02.2022 i.e. upto 16.02.2023. Presently, he is Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat

  • New Delhi (17.01.2022): Notification issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Monday;

    • Madnesh Kumar Mishra (IRS IT:1990) was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre on grounds of availing promotion in the cadre. Currently, he is Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture.  
    • Two Part-Time Members were appointed in the National Monuments Authority (NMA) for a period of three years; Hemraj Ramniklal Kamdar, Proprietor, M/s Earth Consortium (Ahmedabad) & Prof (Dr) M Kailasa Rao, Professor & Dean, School of Planning & Architecture (Vijaywada)

  • New Delhi (14.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Friday.

    • Two Deputy Secretary level officers were re-designated as Director namely; Anil Kumar (IRS IT:2008) in the Ministry of Textiles; Gaurav Hariom Gupta (IDSE:2004) in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; Ms. Rohini R. Bhajibhakare (IAS:2008:TN), Private Secretary to Annpurna Devi, Union Minister of State for Education;  Ms. Jayanthi Angayarkanni G D (IRSlT:2008), DOPT.
    • Sidhil Sasi (ISS:2001), Director in the Department of Investment & Public Asset Management (DIPAM), was repatriated to his parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion. He will be relieved on completion tenure on 26.01.2022.

  • New Delhi (13.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Thursday are as follows:-

    1. The tenure of the foreign deputation of Ms Smita Sirohi was extended for a period of six months beyond 10.01.2022 (i.e. upto 10.07.2022). She is working as an Adviser (Agriculture & Marine Products), under the Ministry of Commerce, at the Embassy of India, BrusselsIt may be underlined that prior to her foreign assignment she worked as Principal Scientist, ICAR-NDRI (Karnal).
    2. Ms. Richa Gupta (IDAS:2010) was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles for a period of four years
    3. Two officers working as Deputy Secretary were re-designated as Director namely Ranjit Kumar (lAS:2008:MH), Department of Personnel & Training and Devesh Gupta (IRS C&CE:2008), Department of Commerce.
    4. The tenure of the additional charge of the post of Development Commissioner. Kandla Special Economic Zone to Akash Taneja (ITS:1990) was extended for a period of six months beyond 24.11.2021 or till the post is filled on regular basis. Presently, Taneja is Additional Director General in the Directorate General of Foreign Trade.
    5. Rajan Sehgal (IFS:1992:KL) was selected by PESB for the post of Managing Director, National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC).

  • New Delhi (12.01.2022): Notifications issued by the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on Wednesday are as follows:-
    1. S Somanath was appointed to the post of Secretary, Department of Space and Chairman, Space Commission for a combined tenure of three years inclusive of an extension in tenure beyond the age of superannuation. Presently, he is working as Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).
    2. Kamal Kumar Agarwal (ITS:1997), Director, Election Commission of India, was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre on personal grounds with extended cooling off.
    3. Dheeraj Bhatnagar (IRS IT:1988), Additional Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), was prematurely repatriated to his parent cadre to avail the benefit of promotion in the cadre.
    4. Vineet Singhal (IRSME:2002) was appointed as Director in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for a period of five years.
    5.  Three IAS officers working as Deputy Secretary were re-designated as Director;
    • Kumar Ravikant Singh (IAS:2008:UP) presently PS to Pankaj Chaudhary, Union MoS for Finance 
    • Dr Ashima Jain (IAS:2008:BH) presently working as PS to Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Union MoS for Rural Development. 
    • Brij Mohan Mishra (IAS:2008:AGMUT) presently working in the Department of Commerce

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