Appointments Committee of Cabinet approved Secretary level appointments
KI Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved various Secretary level appointments.
As per the orders Amarjeet Sinha (IAS) of 83 batch of Bihar cadre is given the additional charge of Secretary Department of Rural Development, with immediate effect.
In an another order C. Chandramouli (IAS) of 85 batch of Tamil Nadu cadre is given additional charge of Secretary Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances and Secretary Department of Pension & Pensioner’s Welfare with immediate effect.
Likewise Asha Ram Sihag (IAS) of 83 batch of Himachal Pradesh cadre is given additional charge of Secretary Department of Heavy Industry with immediate effect.
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) decides appointments to several top posts under the Government of India. The committee is composed of the Prime Minister of India (who is the Chairman), the Minister of Home Affairs. Originally the Minister in-charge of the concerned Ministry was also the part of the committee but as per the new notification (as on 14 July 2016) the minister of concerned ministry has been excluded from the committee.
The Establishment Officer’s Division (EO Division) processes all proposals for senior appointments in the Government of India that require approval of the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet under the Government of India Transactions of Business Rules, 1961.
This Committee decides on all important empanelments and shift of officers serving on Central deputation. In addition, all appointments by promotion that require ACC approval are processed through the E.O. Division. For this purpose, the Establishment Officer functions as the Secretary to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
The Additional Secretary and Establishment Officer in the Department of Personnel and Tr is the ex-officio Member Secretary of the Civil Services Board that is chaired by the Cabinet Secretary.