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PK Sinha appointed Principal Advisor to Prime Minister

Shri PK Sinha who was working as the officer on special duty in the Prime Minister’s Office has been appointed the Principal Advisor to the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. His appointment has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Shri PK Sinha Shri PK Sinha is a 1977 Batch IAS officer from ..

Rajnath Singh to chair Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs and be part of the all-important panel on political affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Singh was also made a member of two new committees set up by the Modi government — the Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth and the ..

Pradeep Kumar Sinha appointed as new Cabinet Secretary of India

Pradeep Kumar Sinha, a 1977-batch IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been given one year extension to the post of Cabinet Secretary. With this, he will continue as cabinet secretary till June 12, 2019 as against his current retirement date of 12th June 2018. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by ..

Union Government constitutes Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to facilitate comprehensive planning for defence forces

The Union Government has constituted a Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to facilitate comprehensive planning for the defence forces besides focusing on military doctrines to deal with emerging security challenges. It will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. Apart from the NSA, the committee will comprise, the foreign secretary, chairman of chiefs of ..

Inder Jit Singh newly appointed Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC)

Dr Inder Jit Singh, the 1985 batch IAS officer, has been given additional charge of the post of Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) with immediate effect. He is an Additional Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat. According to a release issued by Ministry of Personnel stated that the Mr Singh will hold this additional ..

Santosh Sharma appointed as new CMD of Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL)

Santosh Sharma has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Hindustan Coper Limited (HCL). Currently, he is Director (Operations) in the HCL. According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post for a ..