ACC made as many as 14 prominent changes at the secretary level
GN Bureau | April 27, 2016
Senior IAS office Ashok Lavasa, secretary, environment ministry has been appointed as the new secretary, department of expenditure, ministry of finance. He will be replacing special secretary Ajay Narayan Jha, who has been shifted to environment ministry as secretary.
The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet headed by the prime minister made as many as 14 prominent changes at the secretary level.
Anoop Kumar Srivastava, secretary (border management) home affairs ministry will replace Hem Kumar Pande, who has been appointed as secretary at consumer affair ministry.
Snehlata Shrivastava, special secretary in financial services department has been appointed as secretary in the department of justice.
Senior IAS officer Leena Nair, chairperson, Marine Products Exports Development Authority under the department of commerce will be the new secretary of the ministry of women and child development. The present secretary V Somasundaram retires on May 30.
One year has passed since the Modi regime applied shock therapy to improve the functioning of the Indian economy through demonetisation on November 8, 2016. Thus, legal tender to rupee notes worth 1,000 and 500 denominations was withdrawn and 86 percent of the currency went out of circulation. It was claim
In a bid to meet the increase in electricity demand of Jammu & Kashmir during the winters, the centre has decided to allocate an additional 792 Megawatts to the state. The allocation of power to J&K from central generating stations (CGS) is 2,397 MW. The supply would be given by powe
Minister for petroleum and natural gas, skill development & entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan has lauded the state run Indian Oil Corporation and IDCO (Industrial Development Corporation of Odisha) for signing a pact to establish a plastic park at Paradip in Odisha. Pradhan was speakin
An efficient monetary transmission is a sine qua non for the successful pursuit of its objectives by any central bank. Over the past two decades, it has been the endeavour of the Reserve Bank of India to strengthen the monetary transmission process, but these efforts have yet not yielded the desired result
The cabinet has approved the proposal for deputation of group A officers of department of telecommunications (DoT) and other ministries with telecommunication and information technology background to Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL). TCIL, a Miniratna PSU, is a premier telec
When it comes to dealing with the disputed border regions of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian public favours an aggressive stance, said the Pew Research Center, a US based think-tank. A 63% majority believes the government should be using more military force. Few say India should use less force