Raipur, October 10, 2008: Umesh Dwivedi today took over charges as the Joint Secretary of the Public Relations Department of the Government of Chhattisgarh.
Dwivedi took over his new responsibility today at the state Secretariat.
Earlier creating a history, Dwivedi was made the Director Public Relations of Chhattisgarh on September 15, last as for the first time a non IAS officer had been made in-charge of the Directorate of Public Relations.
Even when Raman Singh became the Chief Minister on December 7, 2003, his Secretary Vivek Dhand, than Secretary public Relations, had attempted to make his loyal official Anil Tuteja as the Director Public Relations.
But not only the department people, but also the cadre people had opposed that saying a non-IAS can not become the head of DPR as that was a cadre post for IAS, but after four years the same was allowed with out any objection.
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.