Monthly Archives: September 2017

Happy days for IAS?

FOUR former bureaucrats—two IAS, one IFS and one IPS—were made ministers at the Centre giving a clear signal that Prime Minister Narendra Modi banks more on former bureaucrats than political leaders when it comes to performance. It’s not that simple; … Continue reading

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Turning dreams to reality

PRIME Minister Narendra Modi is passionate about implementing his dreams. He is the first Prime Minister who is interacting with top ranking Secretaries, Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries. He makes the effort to explain his dreams to the civil servants. … Continue reading

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NMDC: A prized catch

THE stars are shining for N Baijendra Kumar, 1985 batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre. An order dated July 21 had appointed 1988 batch IAS officer of the Himachal Pradesh cadre Ali Raza Rizvi as CEO of the National … Continue reading

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From cadres to zones

THE Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) is learnt to be going full steam ahead with its plan to transform the civil services. There was news last month, reportedly leaked to PTI, that a new policy for cadre allocation has … Continue reading

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Uma’s drama

THE last reshuffle of the cabinet by the Prime Minister was supposed to be an elaborate one but the BJP leadership had to reconcile with five new inductions. Narendra Modi is known for his firm decisions but the tremor within … Continue reading

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