PK Sinha assumes charge as Cabinet Secretary

 Pradeep Kumar Sinha, an IAS officer of 1977 batch, UP cadre, assumed charge as the Cabinet Secretary on Saturday. He took over from Ajit Kumar Seth.

Pak PM terms SAARC as engine for regional economic growth

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the SAARC grouping was an important vehicle for regional cooperation and an engine for economic growth of South Asia that has 1.7 billion consumers.

Online issuance of cards for cos on the anvil

Government is moving towards online issuance of PAN cards to companies as part of several measures to improve country's investment climate as well as its ranking in the ease of doing business index.

Committee to review Digital India progress on Thursday

The Apex Committee, headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, will review the progress of Digital India project - an umbrella programme with an outlay of about Rs 1.13 lakh crore.

Cabinet Secretary to review Digital India progress on Thursday

The Apex Committee, headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, will review the progress of Digital India project - an umbrella programme with an outlay of about Rs 1.13 lakh crore.

Azad defends removal of Health Secretary

Justifying the controversial removal Union Health and Family Welfare Secretary Keshav Desiraju, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said his "casual approach and lack of attention to detail would cause serious embarrassment" to him besides "slowing down" important projects.

No rethink on Telangana creation: Cabinet Secretary

Unfazed by protests, government on Tuesday ruled out any rethink on bifurcating Andhra Pradesh.

Cabinet Secy reviews Uttarakhand ops

Cabinet Secy Ajit Kumar Seth Thursday held a review meeting with top central and Uttarakhand government officials and issued directions to speed up rescue operations in the flood-ravaged state.

IMG on textiles sector to be set up soon: Cabinet Secretary

An Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) on textiles sector will soon be set up to look into industry's problems like high customs duty on synthetic fabric and labour issues, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth said on Tuesday.

Govt taking steps to take economy to higher growth path: Seth

Although global slowdown is affecting the country, the fundamentals of Indian economy are strong and the government is taking a series of steps to see it moves to a higher growth trajectory, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth on Tuesday said.

‘Government planning centre for good governance’

The government is thinking of setting up a centre for good governance to get focused feedback for improving delivery of its programmes.

Centre keen to see J&K progressing: Seth

A central team led by Union
Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth on Monday assured the Jammu and
Kashmir government of full support for comprehensive
development of the state.

Ajit Kumar Seth appointed next Cabinet Secretary

Senior IAS officer Ajit Kumar Seth was on Tuesday appointed the next Cabinet Secretary succeeding K M Chandrashekhar who retires next month.