ACC appointments




ACC appointments

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following:



(i) Appointment of Shri Divya Prakash Sinha, IPS (MT:79), Special, Intelligence Bureau as Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat against the existing vacancy.

(ii) Appointment of Shri K. Durga Prasad, IPS (AP:81) as Special Director General in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the pay scale of Rs. 75,500- 80,000/- against existing vacancy from the date of joining the post and until further orders or upto the date of his superannuation i.e. 28.02.2017, whichever is earlier;

(iii) Grant of pay scale of Rs. 75,500 - 80,000/- and rank of Special Director General (SDG) to Shri Vivek Dube, IPS (AP:81), working as Additional Director General, CRPF on “in-situ” basis from the date on which Shri K. Durga Prasad, lPS(AP:81) assumes the charge of the post of SDG in CRPF and upto the date of his superannuation on 31.03.2015 or until further orders, whichever is earlier; and

(iv) Grant of pay scale of Rs. 75,500 - 80,000/- and rank of Special Director General (SDG) to Shri A.R.K. Kini, IPS (BH:81), working as Additional Director General, BPR&D on “in-situ” basis from the date on which Shri K. Durga Prasad, lPS(AP:81) assumes the charge of the post of SDG in CRPF and upto the date of his superannuation on 31.11.2017 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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Three RPF Personnel Awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service

16 RPF Personnel Awarded Indian Police Medal for Meritorious Services



On the occasion of Republic Day-2015, the Hon’ble President of India has awarded President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Services and Police Medal for Meritorious Services to the following Railway Protection Force (RPF)/Railway Protection Special (RPSF) officers and staff.



            President’s Police Medal for Distinguished service to:



1. Shri N. K. Saxena, CSC/RPF/NCR

2. Shri Lekhraj Sandhyana, IPF/RPSF

3. Shri Bachhe Singh, SIPF/NR/MB



Indian Police Medal for Meritorious service to:



1.Shri Aditya Awasthi, IPF/IRCTC

2.Shri Sunil Kumar Gupta, IPF/NCR

3.Shri D. S. Chauhan, IPF/NER

4.Shri Satya Prakash Sharma, SIPF/RPSF/MLY

5.Shri Shaikh Sabbir Ahmad, SIPF/CR

6.Shri Tapas Kumar Chatterjee, SIPF/RPSF

7.Shri Prem Chand Sharma, SIPF/SECR

8.Shri M. Jayaraman, ASI/SR

9. Shri Rajpal Meena, ASI/RB

10.Shri Kamlesh Kumar Gautam, ASI/WCR

11.Shri Mohammad Ahmad, HC/NCR

12.Shri Hari Shankar Jha, HC/JR RPF Academy

13.Shri Sandeep Kumar Saha, HC/ER

14.Shri Makbul Hossain, HC/ER

15.Shri Pradeep Mukhopadhyay, CT/ER

16.Shri M. Srinivasa Rao, TLR/RPSF

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USA to assist in development of smart cities in UP, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh

USTDA signs MoUs for development of Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam as smart cities

USTDA to fund feasibility studies and advisory services; US companies to mobilize resources

Giving a fillip to the programme of developing smart cities in the country, the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) today signed three Memorandums of Understanding on Cooperation to Support the Development of Smart Cities in Uttar Pradesh , Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh with respective state governments . The MoUs with specific reference to development of Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam as smart cities were signed in the presence of Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu.

Leocardia I.Zak, Director, USTDA signed the MoUs on behalf of USTDA while Shri Alok Ranjan, Chief Secretary , Govt. of UP, Shri C.S.Ranjan, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Rajasthan and Shri I.V.R.Krishna Rao, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh signed on behalf of state governments.

Under the MoUs, the USTDA will contribute funding for necessary feasibility studies and pilots , study tours , workshops/trainings and other projects to be mutually determined . It will invite a Smart Solutions for Smart Cities Reverse Trade Mission delegation to the US, with delegates from the t here states. It will also fund advisory services to support the development of smart cities .

USTDA will collaborate with other US government agencies like the Department of Commerce, the U. S Export Import Bank and other trade and economic agencies promote greater US-India infrastructure development cooperation and to support development of smart cities.

USTDA will enable U.S Industry organizations to mobilize private sector expertise and resources to address important aviation and energy related infrastructure connected to developing smart cities.

Under the MoUs that came into effect today, the respective state governments will provide resources in support, coordination and facilitation of the development of smart cities including technical information and data related to smart cities planning, staff, logistical and travel support etc.

The MoUs referred to the U.S-India Joint Statement of September 30,2014 related to the first bilateral summit meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in which the US Government welcomed the India’s offer for US industry to be the lead partner in d eveloping smart cities in Allahabad, Ajmer and Vi sakhapatnam.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu observed that India-US cooperation has acquired a new dimension with the signing of MoUs which will make significant contribution to building smart cities.

Shri Shankar Aggarwal, Secretary(UD) , Dr.Samir Sharma, Joint Secret ary(Smart Cities) and other senior officials of the Ministry of Urban Development and USTDA were present on the occasion.
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