Monthly Archives: FEBRUARY 2019
Now, new deadline for posting/transfers of officers by Election Commission
DECISION TO BENEFIT 6.25 LAKH
Punjab to give 6% DA to govt staff & pensioners
SUCCEEDS SURESH ARORA, WHO HAD BEEN ON AN EXTENSION SINCE HIS RETIREMENT
Dinkar Gupta appointed as Punjab DGP
07.02.19 - SAMAN PREET SINGH
CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 7: Dinkar Gupta, a 1987 batch IPS officer, was on Thursday appointed the Director General of Punjab Police.
He succeeds Suresh Arora, who had been on an extension since his retirement on September 30 last year. His appointment was cleared by the Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh this morning.
A decorated officer, Gupta is the seniormost of the three officers, all of the same batch, to be empanelled for appointment to the top post by the UPSC earlier this week.
Gupta was currently posted as Director General of Police, Intelligence, Punjab, which involved the direct supervision of Punjab State Intelligence Wing, State Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) and Organized Crime Control Unit (OCCU).
An experienced and distinguished officer, Gupta was empanelled on April 26, 2018 for appointment to Additional Director General level post at the Centre- one out of the twenty 1987 batch IPS officers to be so empanelled, and the only one from Punjab.
He did an eight-year stint on central deputation with the MHA, from June 2004 to July 2012, where he held many sensitive assignments, including Head of the Dignitary Protection Division of the MHA.
He had served as Senior Superintendent of Police of Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur districts for more than seven years during the terrorist phase in Punjab. He also served as DIG (Jalandhar Range), DIG (Ludhiana Range), DIG (Counter-Intelligence), Punjab, and DIG (Intelligence), Punjab, till 2004.
Among his other past assignments in the state were ADGP Administration and Community Policing (2015-17),
Dinkar Gupta was decorated with Police Medal for Gallantry (1992) and Bar to Police Medal for Gallantry (1994) for display of exceptional courage, conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty of a high order. He was also decorated with the Police Medal for Meritorious Services by the President and the Presidents Police Medal for Distinguished Service (2010).
State Government Departmental Examinations to be held from February 25 to March 2
The State Government Departmental Examinations of Assistant Commissioners, Extra Assistant Commissioner/ I.P.S officers, Tehsildars / Revenue Officials and that of other departments are to be held from February 25 to March 2, 2019, informed an official spokesperson of government of Punjab.
The Spokesperson said that the officers who intend to appear in the said departmental examination should send their applications to the Secretary to Government of Punjab, Department of Personnel and Secretary, Departmental Examination Committee (PCS Branch), Punjab Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh through their respective departments in the prescribed pro forma by February 15, 2019.
He also informed that ‘no direct application will be entertained under any circumstances’ and the incomplete applications will be rejected and no roll number will be issued against such applications for which the onus will fall squarely on the applicant concerned.
Giving further details, the spokesperson informed that any candidate who does not get his or her roll number by February 20, 2019 for examination to be held w.e.f February 25, 2019 to March 2, 2019, should contact the PCS branch via Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on telephone number 0172-2740553 (PBX 4648). Briefing about the other instructions for the candidates, he said that no candidate will be allowed entry into the examination hall after the commencement of examination.
He said that no candidates should bring mobile phones, calculators or any other electronic gadgets/ devices in the examination hall which is a source of help in examination. He also clarified that no facility will be provided for safe keeping mobile phones/ electronic gadgets by the authorities.
Moreover, each Candidate should have to bring his or her own Books (only bare acts). Authorities shall not provide any book to any the candidate. In case of question papers to be answered with the aid of any Manuals, Codes, Acts or Rules, they should be brought in the Examination Hall but not in annotated editions and only blue or blue-black ink to be used in exams.
Smoking is strictly prohibited in the examination hall,. Mobiles and calculators will not be permitted. The candidates are on no accounts to put their names or write any symbol like Om, Ek Onkar, Allah- Hu- Akbar etc. indicative of the religion of the candidate or the likely examiner. No other distinction marks designed to show the religion or community of the candidate should be displayed, said he and added that a candidate using unfair means, suspected of cheating or disregarding the instructions will not be allowed to complete his paper. He will also be liable to disqualification and disciplinary action.
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