NARMADA CONTROL AUTHORITY

Bio-data of Mr. Devender Singh Rawat, Private Secretary

Sr.No Post Held Organi-zation / Officer with whom attached City From To Type of charge Nature of works handled Significant contribution,          if any. Remarks
1 Steno
Grade
‘D’
NCA Deputy. Director
(Indore Unit)
Indore February
1990
October
1990
Regular As Stenographer Grade-D, my job involved providing assistance to Deputy Director, NCA Indore Unit in the form of stenographic assistance; preparing of Data Sheets related to Narmada; collection and compilation of quotations to purchase office items; Fresh recruitments of Group ‘D’ and ‘C’ through local employment exchange; assisted in establishing/locating of office space at Indore etc while shifting of NCA HQs from New Delhi to Indore; upkeep of records, maintaining engagements; preparing itineraries; handle mail, visitors and phone calls etc. Besides, assisted Deputy Director in disposal of day-to-day allied administrative matters.  
Promptly assisted in fresh recruitments through local employment exchange and  establishing / locating shifting of NCA Hqs from New Delhi to Indore.
 
2 Steno
Grade
‘D’
NCA Hqs. Director (Admn) and Specialist
(Hydrology)
Indore November
1990
January
1991
Regular Taking dictation and its transcription and all other allied works. Moreover, provided good deal of assistance in preparing/ updating Draft Recruitment Rules for various posts in NCA for fresh recruitments at Indore Hqs and formulating Rules & Regulations for governing personnel matters;     preparing Draft tender documents (Bid) for Real-time Data Acquisition System in Narmada Basin (RTDAS) in time bound and confidential manner. Besides, shortage of PA/PS, often provided assistance to Executive Member, Member (Civil), Member (Power), Member(E&R) & Secretary, NCA. Promptly and confidentially assisted Director (Admn.) & Specialist (Hydrology) in preparing of RRs & Draft RTDAS tender documents for Bid and the trust bestowed upon me was maintained.    
3  Steno
Grade
‘D’
NCA Hqs Executive Member
(EM)
 Chief Executive of NCA
Indore February 1991 June
1992
Regular Being Steno Grade ‘D’, extended all the duties of PPS at my level best to cope up the work at par with PPS promptly with quality & independently by coordinating with Senior level officers of Party States and Central Ministries/ Departments. Moreover, my duties involved pursuing of files/Daks incoming/outgoing related to all Divisions of NCA as all the files are routed through EM; maintaining of status and follow up files/daks till its disposals and the same was complied swiftly with no stone unturned. Custody, upkeep of confidential files/papers and the trust bestowed upon me was maintained. Attending of routine duties viz. effectively attending of telephone calls/visitors, preparing of itineraries and ensuring all travel arrangements thereof; maintaining engagements; putting up of routine draft notes/letters etc. Assisted other Senior Officers of NCA in the eve of EM on tour/ leave or exigencies of work.      On account of non-availability/shortage of PPS/PS in NCA, the EM selected the undersigned to work with him amongst existing Stenos ‘D’.  Performed all the duties of PPS effectively with  quality without any additional staff/ support till new incumbent (PS) on deputation joined NCA. My overall performance was highly appreciated by the EM.  
4 Steno Grade ‘D’ and Personal Assistant w.e.f. 11.7.1995 NCA Liaison Officer,
Liaison Unit, New Delhi
New Delhi June
1992
May
2000
Regular I was posted to work in newly established Liaison Unit, New Delhi.  Basically, I was selectively posted to cope up the substantial Stenographic and Liaison works   with concerned Central Ministries/ Departments (WR; MoEF; MoSJ&E; Tribal Affairs, Supreme Court; CWC, NIC etc.) in connection of the case filed in Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Narmada Bachao Andolan Vs. Union of India and Others for preparing Affidavits, written Submissions etc. and hence provided assistance to Attorney/ Solicitor General of India/ Senior Govt. Advocates etc often at their office/residence so as to finish the jobs in time bound manner besides providing of assistance to NCA Officers visiting (frequently) to Delhi down from Deputy Director to Executive Member; preparing of Agenda/ Minutes of Review Committee of NCA (RCNCA); NCA and its Subgroups/ Committees etc. It is to state that those days 100% all Subgroups/Committees/Main Meetings were use to held in New Delhi (sometimes verbatim of proceedings of the meetings and huge number of tabulation/data and Slides work related to Narmada, which I completed alone in given time period by sitting odd hours continuously as this was the routine working during that period); arranging all meetings; itineraries and travel arrangements (both inland and foreign) of the Senior Officers of NCA viz. EM, M(C), etc. as most of the essential/speedy works were dealt in NCA Liaison Unit, New Delhi as Officers required to visit frequently to attend Court Case work. I was also required to provide assistance to a Group comprising Dr. Vasant Gowarikar, Former Advisor (Science & Technology) to PM; Shri L.C. Jain, Former Member, Planning Commission & Ambassador to South Africa); Prof. V.C. Kulandaiswamy, Former V.C.,IGNOU and Shri Ramaswamy R Iyer, Former Secretary (WR), set up on instructions from Hon’ble Supreme Court to look into the various aspects of Sadar Sarovar Project and my performance in terms of quality and promptness was highly appreciated by the Group. Also carried out other assorted works assigned from time to time.
 
During the period, I was required to worked day/night continuously for years to cope up Court Case and other related work in time bound manner by providing secretarial assistance to all officers down from Deputy Director to EM; Supreme Court Advocates; and Senior Officers of Party States. I served to the best of my ability with sincerity, devotion to duty which helped NCA and Officers earn laurels, which culminated in historic judgment paving way for further raising the height of SSD. My overall performance was highly appreciated by the then EM, M(C),M(P) and Senior officers of Party States, CWC, NIC and Supreme Court Govt. Advocates etc.            
5. Personal Assistant O/o Union Minister of Water Resources New Delhi June 2000 October 2006 Regular Posted in the O/o Union Minister of Water Resources. Work mainly entrusted to me to assist Hon’ble Minister and PS/OSD/Addl.PS to Minister (WR) in maintaining Secret/ Confidential records/ files followed through on important issues with the Ministry as well as all the departments / organisation under Ministry and prompt submission of same; handling of Classified Documents; Agenda/Minutes of Cabinet Notes on various issues and trust bestowed upon me in this regard was maintained. In addition, effectively making comfortable visitors coming from the Constituency; preparing itineraries (Inland and Foreign) for Hon’ble Minister/PS and making of all arrangements thereof by dealing made through liaison with the officers of the Union/State/UT Governments/ Embassies/ High Commissions; preparation of bills of TA, Salary and other Allowances of Hon’ble Minister and to process and follow-up the same for timely results.  Also carried out other assorted works assigned from time to time All the works assigned were required to be  completed within time frame, which I effectively performed without fail by working in odd hours.  Maintaining and timely submission of Agenda/Minutes of Cabinet Notes on various issues to Hon’ble Minister. My work was highly appreciated and hence received appreciation letters from time to time.
6. Personal Assistant NCA Office
Director (Environment) and Other Senior Level Officer (on leave reserve)
Indore October 2006 August 2008 Regular During the period I was posted to work with Director (Environment) and other Senior Level Officer viz. Executive Member, Member (Power) & CVO. and Secretary, NCA from time to time during leave of PPS/PS of above officers. My job involved providing secretarial assistance; maintaining engagements; preparing itineraries; handling mail; screening phone calls and other routine nature of work etc. Assisted Member (Power) & CVO in sorting out some long pending vigilance cases during my tenure with him.
7.   Private Secretary
(On Deputation)
Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal
(KWDT)
New Delhi August, 2008 August, 2009 Regular Owing to shortage of PPS, I was attached with the Hon’ble Justice.  Effectively provided a good deal of assistance in maintaining Proceeding/Court & Confidential/Secret Records besides attending the duties of Court Master during increased work load or leave/absent of Court Master and completed the work within the time frame given by the His Lordship’s/Court by sitting odd hours . Promptly attended assigned liaison work for collecting related information from Party States, its departments, Supreme Court and High Courts from time to time. Handling of allied administrative works; monitor engagement; handle mails; visitors and phone calls; doing correspondence via email with the Party States; Govt. Advocates and Hon’ble Judges; formulation of itineraries, making all arrangements for His Lordship’s right from reservations of tickets and confirmation thereof, boarding, alighting at Delhi, seeing-off and receiving and taking care of stay and other comforts concerning the places of His Lordship’s visit and preparation of TA Bills, LTC, Medical etc. independently Working in Court and with Hon’ble Justice as PPS and Court Master was an innovative experience for me & work entrusted to me was completed efficiently using odd hours without caring my personal difficulties and inconveniences. My work was highly appreciated by His Lordship’s and Chairman of the Tribunal. Appreciation letters awarded to me are placed in my service record.
8. Personal Assistant and Promoted as
Private Secretary w.e.f. 20.5.2010
O/o Commissioner (Projects) and Now Commissioner (State Projects)
MoWR,RD&GR
New Delhi August, 2009 Todate Regular Besides secretarial work, my duties include handling of Liaison work with State Govts and other concerned Ministries / Departments; correspondence of routine nature; effectively attend to phone calls/visitors, monitor engagements, correspond letter/notes etc via email; maintain Confidential/ Secret records; formulation of itineraries etc. Basic nature of work in this office is to liaise/coordinate/fix meetings with various Ministries/Deptts of Central and State Govts. etc. followed through on important issues with the concerned and prompt submission of same.  The raising of SSP assumed great importance during the year and active support was provided to the Controlling Officer in organizing the information and arranging the inputs from diverse sources. Support was also provided for collection of information on Forest Clearance status of Irrigation projects throughout the country and similarly information on irrigation potential being created through AIBP.   Providing of active liaison support in connection with matters related to prioritized projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)/ AIBP, CADWM, RR&R; inter-linking/intra-linking of Rivers; On-the-Spot Study Visits of the Parliamentary Standing Committee of Working Group of MoWR from time to time etc.; preparation of Draft Cabinet/EFC Notes and Guidelines of AIBP; work relating to constitution of River Water Boards of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and other Organisation under Ministry.  Providing of effective liaison/ protocol support in organising meetings amongst the higher level officers of Central/ UTs/State Govts. related to above furnished affairs; supervise the work of subordinate staff and outdoor visits/jobs for smooth and efficient running of the office.
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Effective Liaison and secretarial support was provided to the Controlling Officer on raising height of SSP. Assisted the Officer in preparation and submission of Draft Cabinet/ EFC Notes on National Projects; PMKSY; Polavaram  Project Authority;   Rajasthan/Punjab  Sirhind Feeder etc Coordinated effectively On-the-Spot Study Visits of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Working Group on MoWR,RD&GR; Arranging meeting between States and the Ministry for urgent matters are usually called at short notice.
   

Training Programme

Sr. No. Name Of Course Venue / Duration Organising Authority
1 “Development Programme for Secretarial Employees” Bhubaneswar
24.08.2011 to 26.08.2011
National Productivity Council