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Sushil Chandra, an IRS-IT officer of the 1980 batch, has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on 15th of February 2019. Prior to joining ECI, he was the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).With his appointment, the Commission now has Sunil Arora as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) ..
Topics: Ashok Lavasa • Central Civil Services • Chairperson, Central Board of Direct Taxes • Civil Services of India • Election Commissioner of India • Government of India • Indian general election • Ministry of Finance • Sunil Arora • Taxation in India
Rajiv Mehrishi, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, has been appointed as Vice-Chair of UN Panel of Auditors for the year 2019. The United Nations Panel of Auditors consists of External Auditors of the United Nations and its agencies. Presently, the panel consists of 11 countries — India, Germany, Chile, Canada, France, Italy, ..
Topics: Audit • Auditing • Auditor general • CAG • Civil Services of India • Comptroller and Auditor General • Comptroller and Auditor General of India • External auditor • Government • Rajiv Mehrishi
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, ..
Topics: Chief secretary • Civil Services of India • Fifteenth Finance Commission • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • Pradeep Kumar Sinha • Reserve Bank of India • Shaktikanta Das • Urjit Patel
Ajay Narayan Jha, a 1982-batch IAS officer of Manipur Tripura cadre, has been appointed the new Finance Secretary of India. He succeeded Hasmukh Adhia. The Finance Secretary is the Permanent Secretary-level civil servant, who plays a leadership role in the bureaucracy of the Finance Ministry.
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Arvind Saxena as Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), which conducts examination to select bureaucrats, diplomats and police officers. He will have tenure till August 7, 2020, when he attains the age of 65 years. Prior to this appointment, he was working as acting Chairman of UPSC since ..
Topics: All India Services • appointments • Arvind Saxena • Central Civil Services • Chairman • Civil Services Examination • Civil Services of India • D. P. Agrawal • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • Indian Foreign Service • Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions • Persons in News • Union Public Service Commission • UPSC
President Ram Nath Kovind appointed senior IAS officer Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). He will be the 23rd CEC and shall succeed OP Rawat who retires in December 2018. He will have nearly two-and-a-half-year tenure as CEC and General Election 2019 will be conducted under his stewardship. Sunil Arora He is ..
Topics: appointments • Chief Election Commissioner • Civil Services of India • Election Commission of Bangladesh • Election Commission of India • Election Commissioner of India • Elections in Bangladesh • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • National • Persons in News • Sunil Arora