Category: People movement

Sanjay Kumar Mohanty takes over the charge of new Member of Railway Board

NEW DELHI: Sanjay Kumar Mohanty has taken over the charge of new Member (Operations & Business Development) Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and Ex. Officio Secretary to the Government of India today i.e. 01/05/2021. He was General Manager, South Eastern Railway prior to his elevation to the post of Railway Board Member. Mohanty is an […]

HCL Infosystems names Alok Sahu as CFO; to succeed Kapil Kapur

NEW DELHI: HCL Infosystems on Wednesday said its Chief Financial Officer Kapil Kapur has resigned from the company. The company’s Board of Directors has named Alok Sahu to succeed Kapur for the position of CFO with effect from June 1, 2021, a regulatory filing said. “… we submit that Mr KapilKapur, CFO of the company […]

Delhi government appoints 10 IAS officers as nodal officers for Covid-19 hospitals

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Friday appointed 10 IAS officers as “nodal officers” for COVID-19 hospitals run by it and asked them to work from the health care facility they have been assigned. “The officers will be overall in-charge of the COVID-19 hospital assigned to them and will exercise general superintendence, directions and control […]

Madras High Court stays appointment of former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as NGT member

NEW DELHI: The Madras High Court on Friday stayed a Union Environment Ministry order, appointing former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as an expert member of the southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy granted the injunction while passing interim orders […]

Saurabh Garg appointed UIDAI CEO, Sanjeev Kumar to be Airports Authority of India chief

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat Saurbah Garg has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre on Thursday. Garg is at present serving in his cadre state Odisha. He is a 1991 batch IAS officer. The Appointments Committee of […]

Cipla board approves reappointment of Umang Vohra as MD & Global CEO

NEW DELHI: Pharma major Cipla on Tuesday said its board hasapproved the re-appointment of Umang Vohra as the Managing Director and Global CEO of the company for a further period of five years. The board of directorshas considered and approved the re-appointment ofUmang Vohra, Managing Director, designated as ‘Managing Director and Global Chief ExecutiveOfficer’ of […]

Clover Infotech appoints Kunal Nagarkatti as CEO; Siddharth Deshmukh as COO

NEW DELHI: Clover Infotech, a leading digital transformation partner to global conglomerates and leading Indian BFSI customers, has announced the appointment of Kunal Nagarkatti as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company and Siddharth Deshmukh as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective 1st April 2021. Founder MD Javed Tapia will now be the Chairman […]

Mango hires Vaani Kapoor as its first brand ambassador for India

NEW DELHI: Spanish fashion brand, Mango, along with its franchise partner, Myntra, announces its association with Bollywood sensation, Vaani Kapoor, as its first brand ambassador in the country. The actress’ first campaign with the brand for their spring-summer collection will set the stage for the brand to further strengthen its leadership position in the massive […]

Hemant Nagrale takes charge as Commissioner of Mumbai Police

NEW DELHI: Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Hemant Nagrale on Wednesday assumed charge as the new Mumbai Police commissioner, just hours after the Maharashtra government transferred Param Bir Singh as director general, Home Guards. Addressing a press conference after assuming office, Nagrale said that he will make sure the Mumbai Police regains its glory […]

STL appoints Chris Rice as CEO for Access Solutions Business

NEW DELHI: STL – Sterlite Technologies Ltd  today announced the appointment of Christopher Rice as the Chief Executive Officer for its Access Solutions Business. Chris’s appointment reflects STL’s strong focus on driving growth and innovation in the access segment. Leveraging 25 years of experience in optical communications and system integration, STL is now expanding its […]

Piramal appoints Saurabh Mittal as CTO

NEW DELHI: Piramal Capital and Housing Finance Ltd. (PCHFL), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Limited today announced the appointment of Saurabh Mittal as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of its Retail Finance business. In this role, Saurabh will lead technology strategy towards building a world-class Tech and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-led lending business, creating a cloud-native cutting-edge […]

Arun Kumar Singh appointed Bihar Chief Secretary

  NEW DELHI: Senior IAS officer Arun Kumar Singh was on Sunday named as the next Chief Secretary of Bihar. According to a notification issued by the general administration department, the 1985-batch officer will replace incumbent Deepak Kumar who retired a year ago and completed his year-long extension on this day. Singh was earlier posted […]

CBDT Chairman Pramod Chandra Mody gets further extension for three months

NEW DELHI: The re-appointment of Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has been extended for a further period of three months, said Department of Personnel and Training, the Government of India on Sunday. Mody is a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, was appointed as the CBDT chief in […]

Sitaram Kunte appointed Maharashtra chief secretary

NEW DELHI: Senior IAS officer Sitaram Kunte was on Saturday appointed chief secretary of Maharashtra succeeding Sanjay Kumar. He was presently additional chief secretary (home). Kunte, a 1985 batch officer, who has previously served as Mumbai’s municipal commissioner, shares a good rapport with the chief minister. He has handed several departments in the Maharashtra Government. He […]

Indian-origin Preeti Sinha to lead United Nations Capital Development Fund

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations (UN) Capital Development Fund has appointed Indian-origin investment and development banker Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary, whose focus will be on providing micro-finance assistance to women, youth, small and medium-sized enterprises in under-served communities. Sinha commenced her tenure as UNCDF Executive Secretary, the highest leadership rank in the institution, […]

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