17 Apr 2017

PM Modi to falicite four Collectors of MP on Civil Service Day

Four Collectors on Madhya Pradesh will be falicited by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Civil Service Day at New Delhi on 21st April 2017. Collector of Badwani Tejassavi Niek will be awarded for outstanding implemetation of Govt.’s Deendayal Upadhaya Gram Jyoti Yojana in Dadwani district.While Collector Indore P Narhari and Collector Burhanpur Smt. PJ Irene Cynthia will be awarded for effective work of stand up India.

Also Collector Jabalpur will be awarded for innovation integrated solid waste management and generation of power from waste.
12 Apr 2017

20 IAS officers transferred in Adityanath govt’s first reshuffle

In the first major bureaucratic reshuffle by Yogi Adityanath government, 20 senior IAS officers, including Principal Secretary (Information) Navneet Sehgal were today transferred.
Mr. Sehgal, who wielded considerable influence in Akhilesh Yadav government, also held the charge of Religious Affaris, Information and Tourism.

He was the CEO of UP Industrial Development Authority, UP State Highway Authority and Additional Resident Commissioner, New Delhi.
An official release here said that he has been put on the wait list.
UP cadre IAS officer Avanish Kumar Awasthi, who was on wait list after he was relieved from the Centre, has got charge of all the departments held by Sehgal.
2 Apr 2017

Yogi CM Adityanath has ordered an enquiry on Akhilesh Yadav's Rs 1400 crore dream project

Samajwadi Party heavyweight Shivpal Yadav and former Chief Secretary Deepak Singhal are in for serious trouble as the newly formed Uttar Pradesh government has ordered probe into irregularities in former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s dream project ‘Gomti Riverfront development’.

The UP government has ordered current Chief Secretary to constitute inquiry committee which would be headed by a retired judge. The committee will have to submit its investigation report within 45 days.

It may be recalled that Shivpal Yadav was the irrigation minister in the previous Uttar Pradesh government and was monitoring then Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s pet project of Gomti Riverfront development. Deepak Singhal was Principle Secretary of the Irrigation department looking after the project.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath issued the orders while reviewing the ‘Gomti River Channelization Project’ in a meeting here on Saturday. He also directed Urban Development Minister Suresh Khanna and Irrigation Minister Dharampal Singh to closely monitor the works being done in the riverfront project.

Rigzin Samphel appointed as the Special Secretary to UP CM

Lucknow: As the first appointment in the Chief minister secretariat ,  Rigzin Samphel, on Friday, was appointed as the special secretary to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
A 2003-batch IAS officer, Samphel was also among the top officials during Samajwadi Party government and has also served as the District Magistrate of Jalaun district in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh in year 2002.
About Rigzin Samphel:
  • Born in 1982, he is a 2003-batch IAS officer.
  • Hailing from a royal family of Ladakh, Samphel is a commerce graduate from SRCC and an MBA from Delhi University.
  • He has served as the DM of Jalaun district in Bundelkhand region and Behraich district of UP among many others.
  • As DM of Jalaun, he introduced the system of paying National Rural Employment Guarantee Act salaries directly into the bank accounts, and making the implementation of the scheme easier.
  •  In 2008, his development work got ‘The Economist’ to call him one of the “hardest working bureaucrats in the world”. He also received an award from the Ministry for Rural Development for the best NREGA implementation, the same year.
  • The IAS offficer believes in mixing bureaucratic powers with business management skills to bring relief to the poor and is usually found among the villagers.
  • He is one of the DMs famous for listening the problems of the villagers and help them find innovative solutions.
  • The newly appointed Special Secretary believes in not only painting the life of the have-nots with bright colours but also to change the landscape of poverty zones.
25 Mar 2017

IPS officer Himanshu Kumar who hit out at Adityanath government suspended

An IPS officer, who was transferred out of his district posting by the Election Commission, has levelled allegations against Yogi Adityanath government accusing it of harassing police officials of a particular caste.

Himanshu Kumar, a senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was suspended today for "indiscipline". Earlier this week, Kumar alleged on Twitter that the new Adityanath administration is targeting cops from the Yadav community.

Kumar, a 2010-batch Indian Police Service officer attached with the Director General of Police's (DGP) office in Lucknow, said in the tweet that those police officers with the 'Yadav' surname were being targeted. 

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