By the Way

Sanghi’s doldrums

Sanghi’s doldrumsChetan Bhushan Sanghi, a 1988-batch IAS officer of the AGMUT cadre and Chief Secretary of Puducherry, has been transferred as Joint Secretary, Women and Child Welfare. Sources disclose that Sanghi is stressed with the transfer in the Central Government as this post is routine in nature. He wants to get the transfer cancelled by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT). As per the rules, if he does not join he will be debarred from further postings. Chief Minister of Puducherry N Rangaswamy has also written to DoPT, seeking to retain Sanghi for some more time but the DoPT is not amused. The logic given to DoPT is that when KK Sharma, a 1983-batch IAS officer was posted as Additional Secretary in Women and Child Welfare, his posting was cancelled and he was posted instead as Chief Secretary, Goa. But DoPT is in no mood to oblige Sanghi. If Sanghi does not join the designated office and is debarred from future postings, he will face serious problems in his career. There is another twist to this story: other officers are waiting for Sanghi to join as JS. One prominent lady officer in the Delhi government is eager to take his position as Chief Secretary, Puducherry, as soon as Sanghi demits office. Sources disclose that a lady officer, with considerable influence, sitting on Raisina Hill, is eager to help the female candidate. We will just have to wait for the DoPT order and see if it bails Sanghi out or not.

VOL. 8 | ISSUE 11 | FEB 2015

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

To Top
Latest Articles
close slider

Lastest Articles

 
From the Editor : Anil Tyagi
 
Eyes Wide Shut : A unique initiative
 
Police Reforms : Crime and Politics
 
Police Reforms : Fear remains the key
 
Police Reforms : Sensitising the police
 
Governance : Railways – Sarkar or Vyapar ?
 
Governance : AFSPA – A law that needs to go
 
Governance : A case of an FIR and an award
 
Governance : Development Agenda for New India 2022
 
Governance : Time to cash in
 
Governance : Too much noise
 
Corruption : FROM RAJ TO RAFALE – 1 : Clive of Corruption
 
Bric a brac : Amit Shah takes centrestage
 
Bric a brac : Arrogant ministers and the media
 
Bric a brac : AICC faces space constraint
 
Bric a brac : Now, Made in Gujarat
 
By the way : Rockstar Amitabh
 
By the way : J&K Police needs a DG
 
By the way : Roaring Khandelwal
 
By the way : Super Chief Minister!