Bangladesh PSC chief calls on DoPT Minister Jitendra Singh

 Bangladesh Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Ekram Ahmed today met Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh here and discussed the working of UPSC which conducts prestigious civil services examination to select IAS and IPS officers.

Govt employees seeking nod to go abroad to get reply in 3 weeks

Permission to central government employees going abroad need to be given within 21 days of receipt of a request by concerned authorities, failing which it will be assumed that the nod has been given.

Centre seeks report on employment of minorities

A head-count of people belonging to minority communities employed in central government departments during last one year has been started by the Centre as part of review of the Prime Minister's 15-point programme for their welfare.

CIC orders disclosure of communication between PMO and DoPT over Haryana whistleblower

Asserting that people have a right to information about obstructions to political executive and bureaucratic machinery and their working, CIC has held that such records must be disclosed even if they attract exemption clauses because of larger public interests.

Govt servants can file revised assets details by October 15

All central government employees will have to file revised details of their assets and liabilities by October 15 this year under the provisions of the Lokpal Act.

Amitabh Agnihotri gets two year extension as Director, NZP

Senior IFoS officer Amitabh Agnihotri was today given two year extension as Director, National Zoological Park (NZP) here.

Probe sought into AIIMS faculty selection

A group of AIIMS faculty members have written to the Union Health Ministry demanding investigation into the recently held faculty selection citing violation of reservation policy.

Centre modifies JS-level empanelment process for IAS officers

The Centre has modified its Joint Secretary-level empanelment process for officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and other Group A services, allowing them to raise specific concerns regarding arbitrary downgrading of their appraisals among others.

Special drive to fill vacancies for disabled persons

A special drive to fill vacant posts for persons with disabilities has been initiated by the Centre.

DoPT withholds info on CIC selection

Department for Personnel and Training (DoPT), which is the nodal authority for handling RTI matters, has refused to furnish records related to appointment process of the Central Information Commission without citing any exemption clause for the same, which is mandatory as per CIC orders.

DoPT seeks clearances from Health Ministry, MoEF on AIIMS ex-CVO Chaturvedi

In a fresh development in the case of deputation of AIIMS Ex-Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO), Sanjiv Chaturvedi to Delhi government, the DoPT has asked the Ministry of Environment to submit cadre clearance and procure NOC from the Union Health Ministry.

File on financial powers of CIC untraceable: DoPT

A crucial file related to delegation of financial powers to Chief Information Commissioner is untraceable in the Department of Personnel and Training, an RTI reply from the Government said.

IAS officer missing from foreign assignment resigned

A senior IAS officer has been deemed to have resigned from the service after he reportedly failed to return on duty after completion of his foreign assignment.

DK Ravi's death: CBI says no time limit can be fixed for probe

CBI has turned down the request of Karnataka government seeking a time-bound probe in the alleged suicide of IAS officer D K Ravi, saying there is no provision in law to complete investigations in a given period.

Yoga classes for central government employees from Apr 1

Yoga classes will be held for central government employees and their dependents across the country from next month onwards.

Ten new additional secretaries appointed; Rajiv Kumar new Establishment Officer

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Establishment Officer and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Personnel as part of a senior level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Monday.

Don't deny leave to disabled employees: Govt tells depts

Leave applied on medical certificate in connection with disability of a government employee should not be refused or revoked, the Centre has said.

Properly dispose off RTI applications, appeals: Govt to departments

The Government has asked ministries to properly dispose off applications and appeals filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act as per the laid down guidelines.

All central govt babus to file property returns twice for this year: DoPT

All central government officials will have to file details of their assets and liabilities twice this year in the wake of implementation of the Lokpal Act.

Don't give additional work to anti-graft officials: Govt to depts

Intensifying its anti-corruption drive, the government has asked all departments under it not to give additional charge of any Central Public Sector Enterprises to Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs), mandated to check corruption.