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NHRC notice to Government of Rajasthan over Kota Children Deaths

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), India on Friday, 3rd January 2020 has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of the Government of Rajasthan over media reports about the death of above 100 children in the month of December 2019 at Kota districts government-run hospital. Under the notice, the commission has asked the Chief ..

Dilip Kumar designated as Officer On Special Duty In Office Of Lokpal

Dilip Kumar, Senior IAS officer has been appointed as the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the office of Lokpal. Kumar is a 1995-batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre. He is currently the joint secretary in National Human Rights Commission. He has been appointed for a period of six months on additional charge basis or ..

Shaktikanta Das newly appointed Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Shaktikanta Das, a retired 1980 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, has been appointed as the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of 3 years. He succeeded the post after the sudden resignation of Urjit Patel as the RBI Governor on December 10, 2018. Prior to this appointment, ..

Anindo Majumdar appointed as new secretary of Central Vigilance Commission

Anindo Majumdar, a 1985-batch IAS officer Arunachal Pradesh, Goa and Mizoram Union Territories or AGMUT cadre, has been appointed as the new Secretary of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC). Prior to this post, he was financial Commissioner of Delhi. Before coming to Delhi, he was the Chief Secretary of Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands. The CVC ..

Inder Jit Singh assumes charge as new Secretary in Ministry of Coal

Dr Inder Jit Singh, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Kerala Cadre, has been appointed the coal secretary in New Delhi. He succeeded Susheel Kumar. Prior to his appointment as Coal Secretary, he, was posted as Secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat. Dr Singh is a Ph.D in Economics from Punjab University.

Amit Khare is newly appointed Secretary in Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B)

Amit Khare, a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, has taken assumed charge as new Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B). He succeeded Narendra Kumar Sinha. Prior to the appointment as Secretary, Khare was Additional Chief Secretary in Jharkhand government. During a career span of more than 33 years, Khare has ..

Yudhvir Singh Malik appointed as new chairman of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)

Yudhvir Singh Malik, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre, has been given additional charge of the post of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) chairman on May 17, 2018. Malik currently is the Secretary of Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways. He succeeded Deepak Kumar, who was sent back to his cadre state ..

Pankaj Jain takes charge as Managing Director (MD) of IIFCL

Pankaj Jain, a 1990 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre , has taken charge as the Managing Director (MD) of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL). He will be holding additional charge of IIFCL along with his present position as Joint Secretary at Department of Financial Services (DFS). IIFCL is a state-owned company focused on ..