Personnel Secretary (India)

Summary

Personnel Secretary of India
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Incumbent
Deepak Khandekar, IAS

since 23 January 2021
Department of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Reports to
SeatMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
North Block, Cabinet Secretariat
Raisina Hill
New Delhi
AppointerAppointments Committee of the Cabinet
Formation1970; 51 years ago (1970)
Salary225,000 (US$3,000) monthly
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Personnel Secretary popularly called as Secretary (P) is the administrative head of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. This post is held by senior IAS officer of the rank of Secretary to Government of India. The current Personnel Secretary is Deepak Khandekar.

As a Secretary to Government of India, the Personnel Secretary ranks 23rd on Indian Order of Precedence.[1][2][3][4]

Powers, responsibilities and postings

Personnel Secretary is the administrative head of DoPT, and is the principal adviser to the Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions on all matters of policy and administration within DoPT. [5]

The role of Personnel Secretary is as follows:

Emolument, accommodation and perquisites

The Personnel Secretary is eligible for a Diplomatic passport.

As the Personnel Secretary is of the rank of Secretary to Government of India, his/her salary is equivalent[7] to Chief Secretaries of State Governments and to Vice Chief of Army Staff/Commanders, in the rank of Lieutenant General and equivalent ranks in Indian Armed Forces.[7]

Personnel Secretary monthly pay and allowances
Base Salary as per 7th Pay Commission (Per month) Pay Matrix Level Sources
225,000 (US$3,000) Pay Level 17 [8]

List of Personnel Secretaries

List of Union Personnel Secretaries[9]
S. No. Name Assumed office Demitted office
1 H. Lal 01 August 1970 06 December 1970
2 B B Lal 06 December 1970 28 April 1971
3 P. K. J. Menon 15 September 1971 01 April 1972
4 B. P. Bagchi 07 September 1972 31 July 1975
5 R. K. Trivedi 01 August 1975 25 May 1977
6 C. R. Krishnaswamy 26 May 1977 02 June 1978
7 Maheshwar Prasad 03 June 1978 06 June 1980
8 A. C. Bandopadhyay 07 June 1980 26 July 1982
9 U. C. Agarwal 27 July 1982 24 February 1985
10 K Ramanujan 25 February 1985 07 July 1986
11 P. P. Trivedi 08 July 1986 29 February 1988
12 Manish Bahl 02 March 1988 02 January 1990
13 M. Dandapani 03 January 1990 17 July 1992
14 N. R. Ranganathan 05 August 1992 30 June 1995
15 P. C. Hota 14 July 1995 27 September 1996
16 Arvind Verma 30 September 1996 30 November 1998
17 B. B. Tandon 01 December 1998 13 June 2001
18 A. K. Agarwal 14 June 2001 30 November 2002
19 S. S. Dawra 02 December 2002 30 October 2003
20 Arun Bhatnagar 03 November 2003 29 June 2004
21 A. N. Tiwari 01 July 2004 26 December 2005
22 Pratyush Sinha 03 January 2006 31 July 2006
23 L. K. Joshi 01 August 2006 31 January 2007
24 Satyanand Mishra 01 February 2007 04 September 2008
25 Rahul Sarin 13 September 2008 31 August 2009
26 Shantanu Consul 01 September 2009 31 October 2010
27 Alka Sirohi 01 November 2010 03 January 2012
28 P. K. Misra 16 January 2012 30 June 2013
29 S. K. Sarkar 01 July 2013 31 July 2014
30 Sanjay Kothari 01 August 2014 30 June 2016
31 BP Sharma 01 July 2016 30 June 2017
32 Ajay Mittal 01 July 2017 28 February 2018
33 C. Chandramouli 01 March 2018 30 September 2020
33 Deepak Khandekar 25 January 2021 Incumbent

See also

References

  1. ^ "Order of Precedence" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. President's Secretariat. July 26, 1979. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  2. ^ "Table of Precedence" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. President's Secretariat. July 26, 1979. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 May 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  3. ^ "Table of Precedence". Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. President's Secretariat. Archived from the original on 28 April 2014. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  4. ^ Maheshwari, S.R. (2000). Indian Administration (6th Edition). New Delhi: Orient Blackswan Private Ltd. ISBN 9788125019886.
  5. ^ "Central Secretariat Manual of Office Procedure - 14th Edition (2015)" (PDF). Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension. p. 6. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  6. ^ a b c Laxmikanth, M. (2014). Governance in India (2nd Edition). Noida: McGraw Hill Education. pp. 3.1–3.10. ISBN 978-9339204785.
  7. ^ a b "Army Pay Rules, 2017" (PDF). Ministry of Defence, Government of India. May 3, 2017. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  8. ^ "Report of the 7th Central Pay Commission of India" (PDF). Seventh Central Pay Commission, Government of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 November 2015. Retrieved August 13, 2017.
  9. ^ "Personnel Secretaries (Page 1)". Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India. Retrieved February 1, 2021.

External links

  • DoPT Official website