Vice President greets people on the eve of Holi

Vice President greets people on the eve of Holi

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on March 20, 2019, greeted the people on the eve of Holi. In a message, he said More »

Naidu asks media to present report card on performance of parties during elections

Naidu asks media to present report card on performance of parties during elections

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on March 20, 2019, advised the media to present a report card on the performance of More »

International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure concludes

International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure concludes

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The two-day International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) concluded here on March 20, 2019. Experts from 33 countries representing a wide variety of development More »

Induction of Indigenous Bridge in Corps of Engineers

Induction of Indigenous Bridge in Corps of Engineers

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : In another inspring example of indigenisation of defence equipment, a 5 Metre Short Span Bridge was formally handed over to the Indian Army on March More »

Social Media Platforms present “Voluntary Code of Ethics for 2019 General Election”

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Social Media Platforms and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on March 20, 201i, presented a “Voluntary Code of Ethics for the General More »

Abhinandan Varthaman masks have flooded Ara markets this Holi

Abhinandan Varthaman masks have flooded Ara markets this Holi

Kumar Rajiv Nayan Ara : Masks and spray guns (pichkari) of IAF Pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman are selling like hot cakes at Ara, the headquarters of Bhojpur district, this Holi. Seeing More »

 

Jaideep Govind joins as Secretary General, NHRC

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New Delhi : Jaideep Govind, 1984 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh Cadre, joined the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on January 14, 2019, as Secretary General of the Commission. He is the 15th Secretary General of the Commission.

Prior to joining NHRC, he was posted as Special Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministries of Rural  Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water & Sanitation, and Department of Land Resources that include flagship schemes such as MGNREGA, Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, NRDWP, Swachh Bharat Mission, Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme etc.

He has held various important posts in the Government of India such as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and looked after critical areas of Left Wing Extremism, Police Modernisation and procurement for CAPF etc. Govind has also looked after the Centre-State Division and Human Rights Division in the Home Ministry.  He addressed the UN Forum in New York on human trafficking and attended the important meeting on trafficking of women and children in Bangkok, according to an NHRC release.

As Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh, Govind won Special Award in 2014 for best CEO in the country for conduct of Lok Sabha Elections and also received Best State Award in 2013, for conduct of Assembly Elections. He also won the Prime Minister’s award for Excellence for Civil Servants in 2010 as part of the team for effective implementation of the Forest Rights Act when he was Tribal Commissioner in Madhya Pradesh.

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