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President’s New Secretary: Former retd IAS officer Kapil Dev Tripathi

On April 20, 2020, the Former IAS officer Kapil Dev Tripathi was appointed as the new secretary to the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved his appointment for a term co-terminus with the tenure of the President. Appointment Committee of the Cabinet The Appointment Committee of the ..

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Cabinet Committees and their Functions

The Standing Committees of the Cabinet are constituted by the Prime Minister who sets out the specific functions to them. The Prime Minister can add or reduce the number of committees. Why the cabinet committees are necessary? Article 77(3) of the Constitution states: The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the ..

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Centre reconstitutes 8 key Cabinet Committees

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government which stormed back into power for a second term at Centre after recently concluded 17th Lok Sabha eletion, reconstituted eight key cabinet committees. He also reconstituted six previous Cabinet sub-committees and formed two new ones to deal with job creation and economic growth. Key Highlights In newly-constituted eight ..

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