Top Bureaucrats Shuffled In State

January 12, 2022 3:05 pm

The Gujarat government has ordered the promotion and transfer of nine IAS officers in the state.Three bureaucrats have been handed transfer orders, while six have been granted promotions. A.B Gor, IAS, is now the new Collector of Vadodra; D.G. Patel, IAS, has been appointed as Commissioner of Cooperation and Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Gandhinagar. D.P. […]

Former Chief Secy Anil Mukim Takes Charge As GERC Chairman

January 5, 2022 8:07 pm

Former Chief Secretary of Gujarat Government Anil Mukim was administered oath as Chairman of GERC by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in Gandhinagar on Wednesday. After the retirement of Anand Kumar,the post of the Chairperson had fallen vacant on April 5, 2021. Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission is an important regulatory body that has the mandate to […]

Wednesday Vibes

December 22, 2021 2:37 pm

Change is the only option for better babudom बेहतर नौकरशाही के लिए बदलाव ही एकमात्र विकल्प We were surprised. With the word naukarshahi but yes that’s what bureaucracy is called in Hindi. Our Hindi is limited to Bollywood and those unending Parliament debates. Neither enriches our Hindi, unfortunately. So let us tell you that the Gujarat government has decided that they will […]

The Persona Of Gujarat Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar And Other Tales

December 15, 2021 4:39 pm

PK es un official consumado y una gran secretariaaka Pankaj Kumar is an accomplished officer and a great Chief Secretary. Lets talk about PK today. Our Chief Secretary. Before Pankaj Kumar was appointed as the CS, there were lots of wild theories and speculations running amok. We were really amused to see and hear even […]

DPIIT Launches Indian Footwear Sizing System

December 10, 2021 10:45 pm

The present Indian Standard specification for sizing and fitting of footwear is based on European and French Standards. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in consultation with the Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai has initiated the project which will study the needs of the local population and define proportions and […]

16 IAS Officers Reappointed By State GAD In Gujarat

December 8, 2021 6:53 pm

 The Gujarat Government on Wednesday reappointed 16 IAS officers, including the additional director of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan IAS JP Devangan (Guj: 2012) who is appointed to continue to officiate on ex-cadre post of additional director of Sarva Siksha Abhiyan. Director of District Rural Development Agency, Porbandar IAS SD Dhanani (Guj: 2012) is appointed to continue […]

Everything About And More Than Babudom.

December 15, 2021 3:59 pm

Hum to chale pardes. Par thoda jyaada jaldi chal pade. One recently axed, I mean ex-Chief Minister, sometime back was traveling to London. In over excitement to see one of his children settled there, he did not see the visa date stamped on his passport and he not only booked his tickets but even reached […]

IAS Raj Kumar Heads Home To Gujarat Cadre

November 13, 2021 6:30 am

In an unanticipated move, Secretary Defence Production Raj Kumar who is a 1987 batch IAS of Gujarat cadre, has been repatriated to his parent cadre at the request of the state government. Sources say Raj Kumar could be the next Chief Secretary of Gujarat. The current chief secretary Pankaj Kumar retires in May 2022. Earlier […]

RBI’s New Rules for Auto-Debit Unwittingly Threaten Digital Journalism

October 31, 2021 3:31 pm

From October 1, internet users in India must manually renew all their subscription-based services such as phone bills, OTT platform subscriptions and systematic investment plans, among other services. This is a consequence of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) new rules on auto-debit transactions that prevent merchants from automatically charging customers’ credit and debit cards […]

In-charge officers arranged for IAS officers representing Gujarat in Expo-2020 Dubai

September 28, 2021 10:54 pm

As the officers of the Gujarat government are representing Gujarat at the upcoming ‘World Expo-2020 Dubai’, arrangements have been made to replace them with officers in-charge. 1.    IAS Rahul Gupta, Industries Commissioner, Gandhinagar  Travel dates: September 27, 2021, to October 6, 2021 In charge: IAS M Thennarasan, Vice-chairman and managing director, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation […]

Nine IAS Probationers Appointed as Independent Chief Officers

September 23, 2021 9:58 pm

Probationers of Indian Administrative Service (Batch 2020-21) are posted as independent Chief Officers from September 27, 2021 to October 16, 2021 in pursuance of the letter dated May 6, 2021 of Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA), Ahmedabad.  A total of nine probationers are placed at Chief Officers. Find the list below:

Centre carries out bureaucratic reshuffle

September 22, 2021 6:12 pm

The secretariat of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel and Training has made the reshuffle of IAS (1986-1989 batch) at the secretary level in Government of India. The reshuffle involves 13 Secretary and upgradation of nine Special Secretary. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) […]

IAS Pankaj Kumar appointed as new Chief Secretary of Gujarat

August 28, 2021 6:30 pm

As anticipated, 1986 batch IAS officer  Pankaj Kumar has been appointed as the new chief secretary of Gujarat. He takes over from Anil Mukim, who served as Gujarat Chief Secretary from 2019. Mukim retired in August 2020 and was given two extensions, each of six months. Pankaj Kumar started his career from Mahuva in Bhavnagar […]

More than 40 joint secretary level officials reshuffled/appointed in the centre.

August 23, 2021 9:58 pm

Here is a detailed list.

What is the contemporary relevance of sedition law, asks CJI Ramana

July 15, 2021 4:49 pm

Nearly a century after Mahatma Gandhi was charged with “sedition” in Ahmedabad in 1922 by the British, India’s apex court has once again questioned the increasing “misuse” of the same law by the Indian government.  On Thursday, Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana has called the sedition law in India a “colonial law used […]

Gujarat IPS transfer

July 14, 2021 12:37 am

Neta-babu nexus: Servility as virtue

July 12, 2021 8:51 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his new cabinet has four former babus — Dr S Jaishankar, Hardeep Singh Puri, P K Singh and Ashwini Vaishnaw. Between them, the former bureaucrats share key portfolios of External Affairs, Petroleum, Housing and Urban Affairs, Power, Railways and Communications and Information Technology. There has been criticism of the Prime Minister […]

IAS AB Pandey and Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani accused of 10,000 crore scam

July 10, 2021 6:19 pm

Former Chief Commissioner of Income Tax DP Kar has sent a detailed six-page petition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ordering a probe against Ajay Bhushan Pandey retired Revenue Secretary. In his petition, Kar has raised allegations against Pandey’s alleged involvement with Infosys and his suspicious involvement in granting big tenders for the flopped network […]

The changing face of Indian babudom: From political loyalties and personal cliques to austere accountability

July 9, 2021 7:40 pm

Bureaucracy in India has always been a strong arm of governance – a permanent fixture in key policymaking. But as the maxim goes, nothing is permanent, the face of babudom in India has seen far-reaching changes over the last several years. The most path-breaking, however, even though it is too early to call it a […]

Vistara vexed by MP

July 6, 2021 11:02 pm

Vistara airlines known for its professional was in for a shock as they had to deal with a BJP MP at the who threw tantrums claiming he was becoming a Minister! No, this is not just done. But it just happened. A BJP MP was at an airport rushing to Delhi. That he is being […]