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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The second bathing festival of Paush Purnima of Prayagraj Kumbh  concluded peacefully on January 21, 201i. As per Chief Executive Officer of Prayagraj Kumbh Vijay More »

Subhash Sharma appointed Development Commissioner, Bihar

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Speed Post News Network Patna : Subhash Sharma, a 1984 batch IAS officer and Chief Inquiry Commissioner, General Administration Department (GAD), Bihar Government, was on January 21, 2019, transferred and appointed Development More »

Soul, values of Indian villages must be preserved : Naidu

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Bhamre inaugurates workshop on Fire Safety Technologies

Bhamre inaugurates workshop on Fire Safety Technologies

  Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Minister of state for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre inaugurated a Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) workshop on ‘Fire Safety Technologies and Services’ here More »

Gadkari to dedicate to nation bridge over river Raavi in J&K on Jan, 22

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari will dedicate to the nation a 1,210-meter span-bridge More »

Indu Shekhar Jha takes oath as Member, CERC

Indu Shekhar Jha takes oath as Member, CERC

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : R K Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, administered the oath of office and secrecy to Indu Shekhar 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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