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.
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.
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.
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.
April 01, 2015 12:08 am
The main task of the next cabinet secretary must be civil service reform.
February 19, 2015 3:12 pm
It had said that Secretaries would be responsible for ensuring compliance of austerity measures.
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.
February 19, 2014 9:42 am
Pre-legislative scrutiny is a first step towards greater transparency in law-making.
February 17, 2014 8:05 am
The existing procedures don’t provide for pre-legislative consultation.
February 10, 2014 2:29 am
As many as 26 Central and 24 state services are integrated with the portal, but the Ministry of Environment and Forests.