Ernakulam Collector Jafar Malik made new PRD Director, Navjot Khosa new Joint Secretary of Health.
Two stories that revealed the arrogance of power were reported last week, and they raise larger issues that we need to reflect on as a society.
The chief secretary submitted a report to the MHA in the evening on the factual position, prompting the ministry to order their transfer.
The ceremony was a low-key affair and was attended by close friends and family.
Renu Raj is the district collector of Alappuzha and Venkitaraman is the MD of Kerala Medical Services Corporation.
The panel has recommended to the central government to recruit a sizable number of IAS officers in view of the existing shortage.
Dr Renu Raj succeeds A Alexander, the incumbent Alappuzha District Collector.
Revenue Minister K Rajan said that he was unaware of the Commissioner’s plans regarding revenue recovery.
The proposed amendments to the Deputation Rules would allow the Centre to depute All India Service Officers to central service without the consent of the States concerned.
The number of officers available for central deputation is not sufficient to meet the requirement at Centre, the Personnel Ministry said.