WEDNESDAY VIBES

August 24, 2022 10:58 am

Seva Ka Meva This top cop’s three-day stay at the Gandhinagar circuit house has been the talk of power circles. Known for his clean image and never one to lap up freebies, it is rumoured that he availed of sarkari khatirdaari. So unfair na? Sarkar ki seva kar sakten hain par meva ka bhog nahin? […]

WEDNESDAY VIBES

August 17, 2022 10:56 am

Shortfall Of 50 This is unpardonable. Does no one understand the pressures of making a public appearance? Gujarat minister Arvind Raiyani was guest of honor at Keshod in Junagadh for the Tiranga hoisting at a police event. All was going according to the itinerary. The unfurling, woh gulabon ki bochchar and then, of course the […]

WEDNESDAY VIBES

August 10, 2022 10:21 am

“APP”le of Someone’s Eye? With transport bearing the brunt of heavy rains in Gujarat, Purnesh Modi, state minister for roads and buildings, transport, civil aviation, tourism and pilgrimage, once again urged people to use a mobile application named after him to reach out to the state government. Oh! You don’t know? Purnesh Bhai, taking a […]

WEDNESDAY VIBES

July 13, 2022 4:17 pm

Busy Bees Sarkari offices in India and aap kataar mein hain have a strange association. The moment there is some official work, why does it instinctively feel it is going to take ages. And yes, it also feels like walking into a honey comb with separate chambers. All bees are there, busy and working. But […]

WEDNESDAY VIBES

July 6, 2022 10:01 am

Jackpot Kiska Lagega? Some matters are decided by lady luck. Not by merit or hard work. You have to be in the right place at the right time for fortune to spotlight you. With less than six months left for the Assembly elections, all eyes are fixed on: The Ticket. Ab kisko ticket milegi, kisko […]

Wednesday Vibes

June 29, 2022 12:17 pm

Dono haathon mein laddoo!! Elections are round the corner and what does one position as their USP? Especially, given that mohalla clinics and public schools in Delhi stand out as a model to emulate, the BJP’s lookout for concrete proof of development must have been a brow-creasing worry. The Hindutva push brought it back to […]

Panel to Rule on Appeals Against Social Media Takedowns: First in the World

June 3, 2022 4:19 pm

A move by India which can be the first worldwide as said by the information technology ministry, India is considering setting up an appeals panel snatch or moreover reversing the competency of content moderation decisions of social media firms. A divulgence came in a document on Thursday, seeking comments to change rules in IT rules […]

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 […]