Senior IAS officer Rajeev Topno appointed Private Secy to Narendra Modi

Topno, a 1996 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, was appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published:June 18, 2014 8:38 pm
Topno, a 1996 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, was appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Topno, a 1996 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, was appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Senior IAS officer Rajeev Topno was on Wednesday appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi even as the government cleared the names of private secretaries to two of his Cabinet colleagues after having put on hold some of these appointments.

Topno, a 1996 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre who was already working as Director in the Prime Minister’s Office, has been appointed Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, according to an official order issued today .

IAS officers Sameer Verma and B V R C Purushottam have been appointed PS to Uma Bharati, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and M Venkaiah Naidu, Parliamentary Affairs Minister, respectively.

Verma is a 2002 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre and Purushottam is a 2004 batch IAS officer of Uttarakhand cadre.

The orders for appointment of Verma and Purushottam were issued yesterday following approval of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC). Their tenure will be co-terminus with that of the ministers, the order said.

A controversy has erupted after the appointment of PS to three Union Minister, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, a decision which was put on hold.

Rajnath Singh has proposed IPS officer Alok Singh, who had served in the same capacity to Salman Khurshid as External Affairs Minister during UPA rule, as his PS. However, Alok Singh’s appointment was not cleared by Modi, official sources said.

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    Srinivasa Raju.Karampudi
    Feb 2, 2017 at 4:38 pm
    Respected Sri Rajeev topno Sirlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Our Hon ble PM, Sri Modi Ji has released a Booklet on "Diabetes Control" on 2nd October 2016, in connection with "Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas", at New Delhi.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; In this connection i pray your good offices that I would like to have the booklet, as am a Qualified Yoga teacher, and also a disciple of HH Swamy Ramdev Babaji, of Pathanjali Yog Peeth, Haridwar, and conducting free yoga cles in and around my District. I would like to conduct Yoga camp for Diabetes, as per the advise of our Hon ble P.M., given call on 21st June 2016 at IYD.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; Kindly advise the concerned to p-on the address of the publisher, from where shall i get the booklet please.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;With regards.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Srinivasa K Raju, lt;br/gt;9440514844
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      vijay goel
      Apr 10, 2016 at 5:48 am
      dearmr topno , ja jainder plese change holiday mahavir jayanti on 19-4-2016 instead of 20-4-2016
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        vijay goel
        Apr 10, 2016 at 5:52 am
        modi ji pl change mahavir jayanti holiday all state is holiday 19-4-2016 only panjab and harana state 20-4-2016 pl change
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          C.L.ANTO
          Dec 19, 2015 at 4:56 pm
          Dear Mr. Topno, Mr. V.J.Kurian , MD ,CIAL committed fraud on me, usurped my project worth One lakh Sixty thousand crores on Energy and waste management and got applause in Paris and by Civil aviation Ministry. Similarly, It is me presented PPP finance module to then CM Karunakaranji, when Mr. Kurian has not even joined in the Govt.service. Copy cats cannot hoodwink the originators and walk away with the glories. Thrissur District Court has sent notice on him for fraud, cheating plagiarism etc. Hope you will intervene in the subject. aggrieved C.L.ANTO Chairman, NEWSCO LTD.4484
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            ayyappa swamy
            Mar 6, 2015 at 10:07 am
            CAi����� s���� ���g�t�P���o� �.e�.�. P�Ai���P�v�� z�ê�z��U�� Ayyappa swamy puranikmath B.J.P workar Deodurga Mobile: 7204556650 Email:swamyayyappa80yahoo To, Date: 05/03/2015 Shri Narendra Modi Hon’ble Prime Minister Government of India. Respected Sir Sub:- Submission proposal of IIT College Raichur district Karnataka State reg.. With Reference to the above subject sir we have very much need of IIT College in Raichur District. Since kindly request you sir below mentioned problems there under 2011 Karnataka B.J.P Government cabinet meeting Resolution ped IIT College sanction Raichur & proposal at Government of India. This IIT College Interested Hydrabad-Karnataka Division Leader Young Dainamic & Aggressive, Rebalstar Leader. Low Margin Diffited Raichur Loka Sabha BJP Candidate Ex Minister K.Shivanagouda Nayak. Our Dreams please sanction IIT College Raichur District. Since Hyd.-Karnataka is a backward region where people still are struggling for drainage system, Street lights, Roads, Public toilets, Education, Employment, hygienic living conditions & a good Health care systems. We need to plan & take steps accordingly so as to address all these problems simultaneously 1st strategy to solve this should be to offer Good quality education to people so as to make them aware of evil effects of mal practices followed (or about their ignorant way of life). So if IIT is established the will be output of Good quality Teachers n Engineers who will take care of all Secondary n Tertiary problems... We do have Navodaya medical college, SLN engineering college, GEC, LVD but none of them provide Good quality, Skillful Education Even PU colleges like AME, SRPS & even most of the schools have poor quality teaching paraphernalia & teaching staff!! That is y PUC & SSLC Results are so low in our area... & most of the people after getting degree that have potential to bring the change are shifting to cities/Going abroad for better job & living conditions. So we need to address all these issues simultaneously... opening an IIT College is a solid strategy to address all these issues for the all round development of Hyd.-Karnataka Region Justification:- 1) Raichur lies on major Railway line. Connectivity to Mumbai, Pune, Hubli, Belgaum, Gujarat, Tamilnadu, Hyderabad & Kurnool. All these cities are either major manufacturing hub, aerospace hub or IT hub. Raichur is just 4 hours from Hyderabad which also has an International airport, 7 hours from Bangalore, 3 hours from Kurnool. It has also a direct train to Ahmadabad, Rajkot, Bihar, Surat & Dvaraka. So everyone (students & staff) can easily access the college from all over India. Raichur umes more significance, once bullet train lines are started from Mumbai to Hyderabad 2) Raichur has rich potential to be a smart city. With good amount of land and water (with 2 major rivers). 3) 2 power plants and 2 dams which facilitates for internships and case studies. 4) RTPS is one of the biggest thermal stations in India. We also have a solar power plant. We have Cotton mills, Rice mills. 5) Raichur has never been developed to its true potential. With development of Raichur, a rich cultural heritage will come to forefront. 6) If IIT is set up at Raichur. It can be made a model city for Swatch Bharat Abhiyan. All the waste and tons of plastic are Recycled & Reused for better things. For example- we see open drains and we also see tons of plastic lying around. Now, to solve this - Take the plastic Melt it and make drainage pipes from it. So we have the very waste plastic turned to be a permanent solution to prevent future and present day pollution 7) Also solar mega projects can be set up at Raichur as the climate is hot & dry where temperatures reach upto 40-43 Deg C. It really has the potential to become another Surat. 8) It has cotton market also so it’s easy to create a textile hub around. 9) Raichur is near to Hatti gold mines which is the only good functioning mines in India. So studies on geology, earth sciences, metallurgy and Deep earth are feasible 10)Raichur has rich history, Hampi & Biur are very near which provides a great opportunity for study of ancient Indian construction techniques, architecture and archeological techniques. IIT can combine these age old architecture and Civil engineering which have stood time so as to combine with modern techniques and come up with something thieves really Extraordinary!! 11)Raichur can become even better tourist n pilgrimage hub because of Raichur Fort, & Mantralayam. And there are rich spiritual sites from Jagannatha dasaru time at Manvi, so establishing IIT can give these heritage sites a world level prominence 12)Also Raichur lies on Deccan plate which is rich treasure of different stones all around. Hence provides rich scope for study of ancient volcanic activities, nature of Deccan plates, and mineralogy and soil studies. So there are Lots of opportunities to innovate & Research for IIT i ans. Raichur can be developed as a model town, like Surat, to become a well developed and hygienic city. IIT can help coordinate and design better for low cost housing for clean greener city. Forming part of swatch bharata abhiyan. Waste recycle be made a mantra. With recycled plastic, sanitary wares can be used in construction of 6 core toilet and sewerage pipes there by eliminating pollution and facilitating waste management. Why not in Bangalore and other places:- Bangalore already has an IISC, IIIT IIM, RV, BMS, ACE, BIT, UVCE & many more. It also has several industrial & SEZ units, so it will won’t make a much impact there. But to Raichur it a dream come true.. It will change the w socio-economical scenario of people Bangalore is already a densely poted area where a middle cl n lower cl people find very hard to sustain the costly lifestyle. Surely the students from hyd.-karnataka area who are talented but economically backward will suffer a lot financially so as to pay hostel, study, food, transport & other miscellaneous bills. Mysore has NIE, JC, Vidyavardhaka Bagalkot has Basaveshvara Eng College Bidar has Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Mandy has PES College of Engineering Gulbarga has PDA & Central university of Karnataka, Mangalore has PA College of Engineering, & Surathkal has NITK Karkala has NMAM Insute of Technology. Davangere has Bapuji Insute of Engineering and Technology & UBDT Han has Malnad College of Engineering. Hubli, Dharwad, Belgaum, Manipal, Tumkur all are blessed with good insutions like KLE, KIMS, BVB, SDM, MIT, SIT, SSIT etc, Benefits of establishing IIT in Raichur:- 1) It will bring a drastically change in the development of Uttar Karnataka as well as Telangana people. 2) This will be helpful for the poor students who can’t afford for their accommodation, transport & food in cities 3) This will reduce the migration towards cities & abroad there by controlling the secondary n tertiary problems caused due to migration like growth of slums, inflation, pollution, potion density, and demand on Resources etc Hence we are the most deserving candidates for an IIT, As We have water, land, power plant, cement plant, potential for solar energy, dams, steel plant (in nearby Bellary), sugar plants in gangavati, cotton market for textile development, rail n road network, mines for geological and mineral study, rich geology for rare earth and tectonic studies, rich architecture and engineering (at neighboring Biur and Vijayangar), rich potential to develop as a model city for swatch bharat abhiyan. Hence IIT will prove as a major developmental push as the city not seen much development inspire of its true potential. IIT will boost up local infrastructure and pave way for mulude of growth and development in the w Hyd.-Karnataka region. Thanking you sir. Sincerely yours, Ayyappa swamy Deodurga B.J.P.workar Raichur (Karnataka) Copy To, 1) Shri Arun Jaitly Finance Minister Gvt of India 2) Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani HRD Minister Gvt of India 3) Shri D.V.Sadanadagouda Gowda Law Minister of Gvt India 4) Shri Annath Kumar Fertilizers Minister Gvt of India 5) Shri K.Shivanagouda nayak Ex Minister Gvt of Karnataka From Ayyappa swamy puranikmath B.J.P workar Deodurga House No 3-3-51/1 Sarojini Street Deodurga Tq:deodurga Dist:Raichur Pin cod no 584111 Karanataka
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              chirantan joshipura.
              Jun 21, 2014 at 6:05 am
              the selection of shri topno is most welcome a very quet and highly proficient officer has been selected. he has worked in gujarat in bhuj, baroda and his osciation with gujarat will be beneficial to the office congrats and best wishies
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