Raipur, September 10, 2008: Yet another Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh got rehabilitated for six years, thus Shivraj Singh became the fourth head of administration to get post retirement benefit.
Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today appointed his trusted man Shivraj Singh, who retired as Chief Secretary on July 31, last, as the Chief Election Commissioner of Chhattisgarh.
The current CEC and former IAS officer Shushil Trivedi is retiring on September 25 next on reaching 66 years of age and most likely on the same day Singh would take charges, officials said.
The appointment rule for CEC said one can hold the post up to the age of 66 years or six years of tenure and Trivedi had joined as CEC on October 1, 2002 and five days before completing six years in office he is retiring.
With the appointment of Singh, he becomes the fourth Chief Secretary to enjoy the post retirement benefit cum rehabilitation by the political leadership of the state.
The other three are Arun Kumar, Suyogya Kumar Mishra and A K Vijayvargiya.
The Election Commission has approved the appointment of Chief Electoral Officer for Arunachal Pradesh.
Vumlunmang Vualnam assumed the charge of Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Government of India.
Former Collector and senior bureaucrat from Chhattisgarh Neelkanth Tekam may soon join the BJP.
In a first ever set back to the Congress regime of Chhattisgarh, the Election Commission today hold the transfer order of IAS Suruchi Singh.
In a stern message, the Chhattisgarh government today asked all the contractual employees, who are on strike, to resume their duties in three days’ time.
Chhattisgarh Government today promoted two Indian Forest Service Officers and made them Principal Chief Conservator of Forest.