Panaji: The Goa Public Service Commission (GPSC) through a duly constituted Departmental Promotion Committee has recommended to the government the name of Dilip Umraskar, presently holding the post of the joint director of accounts, for promotion as the new director of accounts from July 1, 2020.
The incumbent director of accounts Prakash Pereira is due for superannuation on June 30, 2020.
The director of accounts is promoted from amongst the joint directors of accounts possessing six years of experience in the particular position.
The Commission through the Departmental Promotion Committee has also recommended Pralhad Naik be promoted as deputy director of transport, while three motor vehicle inspectors have been promoted to the position of assistant directors of transport.
The deputy director of transport is promoted from amongst assistant directors of transport possessing five years experience in that post.
The Commission has further promoted 11 officers to the position of principal, government higher secondary school/ deputy education officer/ deputy director State Institute of Education and Training in the department of education. These promoted officials held the position of headmaster/ vice principal of government schools, with minimum eight years experience.
Another 14 officers were promoted through the DPC in the department of planning and statistics to the position of research assistant, while one officer was promoted to the position of information officer in the department of information and publicity.
The Commission also lifted the period of probation of several officers in the departments of archives and archeology, animal husbandry and veterinary services and electricity department.
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission continues to conduct DPC meetings through circulation.
The GPSC is considering such a bulk promotions after many years and these officials once considered and appointed would open up further promotional avenues in the respective departments.