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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Remya Mohan’s work during Covid gets the loudest applause at her farewell

July 3, 2021 4:16 pm

Not every government officer gets a farewell like Remya Mohan. The 2007 Gujarat cadre IAS was welcomed with salutes, flowers, and praises by the revenue department for work during the unprecedented times of Covid. The Rajkot collector is transferred to the position of mission director, National Health Mission,Gujarat. She is a popular motivational speaker for IAS […]