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Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba gets one-year extension

August 08, 2021 11:37 am

Rajiv Gauba is said to be the key architect of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act under which Jammu and Kashmir was divided into two Union territories following the abrogation of the special status given to the erstwhile state under Article 370 of the Constitution.

Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Sinha’s term extended

June 08, 2019 2:23 am

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the extension in service beyond June 12, 2019, stated an order from the Personnel Ministry.

Cabinet extends secretary PK Sinha's term by three months

June 07, 2019 7:32 pm

Incumbent Sinha was first appointed in 2015 for two years. He got a year extension of service in 2017 and again another year in 2018. This is the third time that his tenure has been extended. Both predecessors of Sinha — Ajit Kumar Seth and KM Chandrasekhar — had also served the post for four years.

Chief Secys of all states to discuss drought plan

May 01, 2016 3:26 am

“In his last Mann ki Baat address on the radio, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called on the need for revolutionary steps to mitigate the effects of drought.

Pradeep Kumar Sinha to be next Cabinet Secretary

May 30, 2015 3:35 am

59-year-old Pradeep Kumar Sinha, whose appointment was cleared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will succeed Ajit Seth who has been holding the key post for the last four years.

A new kind of babu

April 01, 2015 12:08 am

The main task of the next cabinet secretary must be civil service reform.

Cabinet Secretary asks bureaucrats to 'strictly' follow austerity code

February 19, 2015 3:12 pm

It had said that Secretaries would be responsible for ensuring compliance of austerity measures.

Cab Secy tells Secys to crack whip on ‘habitual latecomers’

August 11, 2014 1:32 am

At a meeting with the Secretaries in June also, Seth had emphasised the need to ensure punctuality and attendance.

When the state listens

February 19, 2014 9:42 am

Pre-legislative scrutiny is a first step towards greater transparency in law-making.

Govt set to consult public on all new laws, amendments

February 17, 2014 8:05 am

The existing procedures don’t provide for pre-legislative consultation.