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.
In an interview with Governance Now, Anil Kumar Jha, special DGP, CID, Assam, who is also nodal officer for the CCTNS project, speaks of what the system in its present form has helped his state achieve. What is the current status of CCTNS in Assam and its outcome?
A stand-off between the ministry of home affairs (MHA) and software development firm Wipro seems to have long held up the Rs 2,000 crore crime and criminal tracking network and systems (CCTNS) project, conceptualised ten years ago. The project aims to digitise and connect all police stations in the country
Questioning the development model pushed ahead for profit oriented growth, social and political activists, academicians, financial analysts and civil society organisations are holding a three day confluence of Peoples’ Convention on Infrastructure Financing in Mumbai. &nb
About one-fourth of India’s elderly face abuse at the hands of those they trust the most – the son (52%) followed by the daughter in law (34%),spouse/partner (14%), daughter(6%) grandchild (6%), son in law(3%), parent(1%) and care giver(1%), reveals a report by the HelpAge Ind
The official statistics provided by the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) under the ministry of commerce and industry shows that between January 2000 and December 2017, India received $368 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI). It also says that Mauritius was the source of $125 bill
The declaration communicated through the director general of military operations (DGMO) of Pakistan and India on May 29, 2018, to implement the ceasefire agreement of 2003 between the two countries in “letter and spirit” has opened up an opportunity to restore peace in the disturbed Kashm