Five 1996-batch bureaucrats, together with the ones protecting key positions in the US and Tokyo, but even so Gujarat, had been promoted by way of the state executive Saturday.
A General Administration Department (GAD) notification said the officers had been given “proforma promotion under Rule 8(5) of the IAS (Pay) Rules, 2016, to the pay scale of HAG (Level 15 in the pay matrix Rs 1,82,200- Rs 2,24100 i.e, to the rank of Principal Secretary to the government)”.
Those promoted come with Mona Khandhar, minister (financial and trade), Embassy of India, Tokyo, Japan; Dr T Natarajan, senior guide to ED, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC, USA; and Rajeev Topno, senior guide to the ED, World Bank, Washington DC, USA.
In Gujarat, the officials who’ve been promoted come with Mamta Varma, secretary, Tourism, Devasthanam Management, Civil Aviation and Pilgrimage. Ahmedabad municipal commissioner Mukesh Kumar may be amongst the ones promoted.
The officers will proceed to carry their provide positions.