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130 Jt Secretaries promoted to Addl Secretaries

Published : Tuesday, 23 April, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 279

The Public Administration Ministry on Monday promoted 130 Joint Secretaries to the rank of Additional Secretaries.
The Public Administra-tion Ministry in a notification promoted the Joint Secretaries who were serving in different ministries, in accordance with the recommendation of the Superior Selection Board (SSB) headed by the Cabinet Secretary.

Of the 130 new additional secretaries, 127 have been made officers on special duty (OSD). The rests are on lien. Once they join the service, their promotion will be effective.

The number of additional secretaries now stands at 415 against 212 approved posts.

According to the Public Administration Ministry, mainly the officers of the 18th batch of Bangladesh Civil Service were promoted.

Qualified but left out officers of other batches including the merged Economic cadre officers were among those promoted.

The PA Ministry officials said that most of the newly promoted officer will have to work at the same desk (in sito) after promotion as not much posts are available to post them.

On September 26, 2023, 98 joint secretaries were promoted to the rank of additional secretaries.

According to the Rules of Promotion of Deputy Secretaries, Joint Secretaries, Additional Secretaries and Secretaries made in 2002, 70 per cent of the Admin Cadre officers are usually considered for promotion while 30 per cent quota is reserved for the other 25 cadres.

On April 1, the government promoted around 230 deputy secretaries to the rank of joint secretaries.

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