Sunday, 16 July 2017

Sasikala row: DIG Roopa submits second report

BENGALURU: Deputy inspector general (prisons) D Roopa, who recently exposed alleged corrupt activities in jail, submitted her second report to DGP (Prisons) HN Sathyanarayana Rao on Saturday.



In the report, she has highlighted the state of affairs pertaining to maintenance of the central prison, and alleged that crucial CCTV recordings of VIP treatment to AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala, who is serving a sentence, appear to have gone missing, a police source said.

Roopa told the media on Saturday that she had submitted a second report, but declined to divulge any details.

 
Saturday, 15 July 2017

Santosh Singh is DIG Bhopal



Bhopal: Santosh Kumar Singh will be new DIG of Bhopal and Hemant Chouhan will be new SP of Bhopal North. The state government transferred 71 IPS officers on Thursday. Total 22 SPs, eight DIGs and three IGs of field posting have been transferred.

DIG Santosh Kumar has been transferred from Gwalior to Bhopal. Anant K
Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Jet Airways Board approves appointment of Vinay Dube as Chief Executive Officer



Dube's appointment was approved by the Jet Airways Board of Directors at their meeting on Tuesday. The appointment is subject to receipt of all requisite government /regulatory approvals, including his security clearance.

Raju Narayana Swamy has been posted as Principal Secretary, Administrative Reforms (Official language) Department.


Raju Narayana Swamy, who was shifted from the post of Principal Secretary, Agriculture, last week following a spat with Agriculture Director Biju Prabhakar has been posted as Principal Secretary, Administrative Reforms (Official language) Department.

32 IAS officers, including 7 Collectors transferred in Tamil Nadu



CHENNAI: The State government on Tuesday transferred 32 IAS officers including senior officials and seven district collectors. Senior officer PWC Davidar has been appointed as transport secretary in place of Chandrakant B Kamble, while the post he held so far, chairman and managing director, TUFIDCO, has been given to Kamble.

Shaktikanta Das retires as Economic Affairs Secretary; Tapan Ray to take over



Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das announced his retirement as the Corporate Affairs Secretary on Wednesday. Das has been associated with the Government of India for nearly 37 years. He will be succeeded by Tapan Ray, who will take the additional charges as the new Economic Affairs Secretary.

“It has been a very good experience, especially in the last three years. I was very fortunate to be a part of such key reforms and structural changes that have come about in the Ministry of Finance,” Shaktikanta Das told agencies.
Monday, 29 May 2017

IAS Anurag Tewari's death case: 3 police personnel suspended for dereliction of duty



The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday suspended three of its personnel for dereliction of duty in connection with IAS officer Anurag Tiwari's death case.

Mathai meets Karnataka Chief Secretary, wants action against IAS officers



BENGALURU: According to Indian Express , K Mathai, Administrative Officer and Under Secretary to Government, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms (DPAR) met Chief Secretary Subhash Chandra Khuntia on Monday and lodged a complaint demanding action against IAS officers who allegedly harassed him.
Saturday, 27 May 2017

IAS officer Anurag Tiwari’s death: SIT gets crucial information from witnesses



According to Hindustan times , The Special Investigation Team (SIT) will again try to reconstruct the sequence of events leading to the death of Karnataka-cadre IAS officer Anurag Tiwari on the basis of details and information extracted from over 25 witnesses in the case.

Madhya Pradesh government revokes Harda collector’s transfer



BHOPAL: According to Times of India news paper , Madhya Pradesh government has  revoked Harda collector  Srikant Bhanot's transfer  . The cancellation was made  after three days of  his earlier order. On May 24 he was transferred to secretariat in the state capital as deputy secretary, mining.Bhanot, was replaced by another officer Tarun Rathi. A fresh order issued by general administration department (GAD) said, "Henceforth, the earlier order stands cancelled. Bhanoth will continue as collector Harda."
Friday, 19 May 2017

74 IAS officers shifted in UP, Adityanath gets a new principal secretary



According to the Hindu news paper the chief minister got his principal secretary in his secretariat two months into his tenure. A new Principal Secretary (Home) was also appointed, in view of the purported rise in the crime rate.
Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Karnataka IAS officer found dead by the roadside on his birthday in Lucknow



Anurag Tewari, a 2007 batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer, was found dead in Lucknow on Wednesday morning. A resident of Bahraich, he was staying at a guest house for the last two days.


LUCKNOW: Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Anurag Tiwari's family was preparing for a puja to mark his birthday today when a phone call at 8 am abruptly ended the festivities. The 36-year-old officer's body was found on the roadside in Lucknow, in what the police are treating as a "suspicious death".
Monday, 17 April 2017

Bengal Chemicals posts profit after 63 years



P.M. CHANDRAIAH
MD and Director Finance,BPCL

After 63 years, Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals (BCPL) has posted an annual profit, of Rs 4 crore, in the financial year 2016-17 (FY17).

In 1977, the Union government took over the management of the company, founded by chemist and entrepreneur P C Ray in 1901. It was nationalised in 1981.

In FY17, the company earned Rs 111 crore, about two per cent less than what it earned in 2015-16. But, it made a profit, compared to a loss of Rs 9 crore FY16.


A senior company official said the company achieved a gross margin of Rs 23 crore in the last financial year. This improved its financial position by a little more than Rs 43 crore.

BPCL director of finance, P M Chandraiah, who holds additional charge as managing director, said reduction in procurement costs and stoppage in financial leakages were instrumental in turning the company around.

Direct cost of gross sales reduced to 48 per cent in FY17, against 59 per cent the previous year.

After BCPL posted a dismal revenue of Rs 17.07 crore in 2013-14, down 38 per cent from 2012-13, and a gross loss of Rs 36.55 crore, things started looking up the next year.

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