New Delhi: IPS officers from 1993 to 1996
batches can now start polishing their resume as Home Minister
P Chidambaram is on a hunt for a trusted lieutenant.
The Home Ministry has put out an advertisement looking
for the Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Home Minister to help
him in his day-to-day affairs in the North Block.
The opportunity comes for the IPS officers of the batch
of 1993 to 1996 who will have to mail a Curriculum Vitae to
the personal email ID of the Home Minister.
"Two page bio-data to be sent on firstname.lastname@example.org with the
subject line `Application for the post of OSD to HM`," the
Closing date of the advertisement is July 23 and
probable applicants have been asked to get in touch with
outgoing OSD S A Rizvi for any clarifications.
The short-listed candidate will be interviewed by
A new OSD for the Home Minister was necessitated as
Rizvi, a 1989 batch Uttarakhand cadre IPS officer, has been
promoted to the rank of Inspector General. According to
government rules, an IG-level officer cannot be a member of
the personal staff of Union Ministers.
Chidambaram`s other key man is his Private Secretary is M
A Siddique, a 1995-batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.