Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth gets six-month extension in service

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, who is due to retire on December 13, was on Friday given a six-month extension in service, the third time he has got it in the top bureaucratic post.

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.

Ebola threat: Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness with states

Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review the state of preparedness in the context of emerging global crisis on Ebola.

Govt downgrades posts of NDMA Vice-Chairman, members

The government has downgraded the posts of the Vice-Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) from the rank of Union Cabinet Minister to the Cabinet Secretary.

Narendra Modi govt`s `clean-up` drive: Cabinet Secy issues another directive

In yet another directive aimed at improving the work culture in government offices, the Cabinet Secretary has asked all secretaries to improve the overall ambience of offices and ensure punctuality of officials especially in departments with major public interaction.

Centre extends Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth`s tenure by six months

The government Monday extended the tenure of Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth by six months.

Cabinet Secy asks Ministries to prepare dossier for next govt

With the start of election process, bureaucracy is also gearing up for the next government with the Cabinet Secretary asking various ministries to prepare summary of their works and schemes to brief the new cabinet as soon as it assumes charge.

No rethink on Telangana creation: Cabinet Secretary

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

Unhappy over cash transfer scheme, EC seeks Cab Sec`s reply

Unhappy over cash transfer scheme the EC today wrote to the Cabinet Secretary seeking a report on the matter.

‘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.

Sr officer in Cabinet Secretariat leaked Army Chief`s letter?

In his letter, the Army Chief had highlighted the critical shortage of equipment and ammunition in artillery and armoured regiments.

UP govt to scrap post of cabinet secretary

The UP government decided to withdraw a proposed amendment Bill which was intended to give immunity to panchayat heads from no-confidence motion for two years and also scrap the post of cabinet secretary.

Tsunami looks unlikely, don’t panic: Cabinet Secy

Union Cabinet secretary Ajit Kumar Seth said that Tsunami looks unlikely and there is no need to panic.

UP abolishes Cabinet Secretary`s post

The Uttar Pradesh government has done away with the Cabinet Secretary`s post, put in place by erstwhile chief minister Mayawati.

Meticulous bureaucrat Ajit Seth is new Cabinet Secretary

Senior IAS officer Ajit Kumar
Seth, known as a meticulous bureaucrat who plays by the rules,
was on Tuesday appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary.

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.

Cabinet Secretary assures NE states of removing bottlenecks

Cabinet Secretary assured that Centre was committed to remove the existing bottlenecks to
ensure that the momentum of development in the North East.

CAG asks govt to ensure that CWG records are not destroyed

The CAG is worried that records of OC were
being bungled and some important files have been found

CAT slams Cabinet, Home Secys; fines them Rs 25K

The CAT has imposed
a fine of Rs 25,000 on a Cabinet Secretary and three other top
officials to be paid to a senior IPS official, whose case for
appointment to an important post in the CWG
Organising Committee was turned down.

Fixed four-year tenure for Cabinet Secretary

The Cabinet Secretary would
hereafter have a fixed tenure of four years, a move that would
benefit incumbent KM Chandrasekhar.