Governing Body of
Centre for Excellence in Public Management (CEPM)

(A Government of West Bengal Initiative )

• The CEPM came into being in August 2009 “to provide technical and wider capacity building support to administrative reforms”

• CEPM was formed by the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department (Training Cell), Government of West Bengal under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961

Formation of CSSC:

In the meeting of the Board of Governors held in December, 2013, a new objective was added by the CEPM, which was ‘To provide good quality coaching at a reasonable fee and help students intending to appear in the Civil Services Examination’

To further elaborate, the goal of CEPM was to create awareness and academic interest among students in general and students belonging to weaker section, in particular about Civil Services Examination and to focus on the students belonging to SC, ST, Backward Classes and Minority Communities for creating awareness among them to appear in Civil Services Examination.

Subsequently, The CSSC was inaugurated in January, 2014 by the Honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal and further rechristened Satyendranath Tagore Civil Services Study Centre in May, 2021.

Governing Body of
Centre for Excellence in Public Management (CEPM)

Members of the Governing Body (2023)

Governing Body of
Centre for Excellence in Public Management (CEPM)

1

Dr. H. K. Dwivedi, IAS
Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal and Chairman, CEPM

6

Shri Manish Jain, IAS
Pr. Secretary, Higher Education Deptt. & Member, CEPM

2

Shri Alapan Bandyopadhyay, IAS (Retd.)
Director General, NSATI & Member, CEPM

7

Md. Ghulam Ali Ansari, IAS
Secretary, Minority Affairs and Madrasa Education Deptt. & Member, CEPM

3

Shri B. P. Gopalika, IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary, P&AR Deptt and Vice Chairman, CEPM

8

Shri Sanjay Bansal, IAS
Secretary, BCW Deptt. & Member, CEPM

4

Shri Surajit Kar Purkayastha, IPS (Retd.)
Chairman, SNTCSSC & Member, CEPM

9

Shri Jitin Yadav, IAS
Member Secretary, CEPM

5

Shri Manoj Pant, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Deptt. Govt. of West Bengal & Member, CEPM

10

Shri Sudip Sinha, WBA & AS
FA, P&AR Deptt., Govt. of West Bengal & Member, CEPM

1

Dr. H. K. Dwivedi, IAS
Chief Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal and Chairman, CEPM

2

Shri S. Suresh Kumar, IAS
Director General, NSATI & Member, CEPM, Addl. Chief Secretary

3

Shri B. P. Gopalika, IAS
Addl. Chief Secretary, P&AR Deptt and Vice Chairman, CEPM

4

Shri Surajit Kar Purkayastha, IPS (Retd.)
Chairman, SNTCSSC & Member, CEPM

5

Shri Manoj Pant, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Deptt. Govt. of West Bengal & Member, CEPM

6

Shri Manish Jain, IAS
Pr. Secretary, Higher Education Deptt. & Member, CEPM

7

Md. Ghulam Ali Ansari, IAS
Secretary, Minority Affairs and Madrasa Education Deptt. & Member, CEPM

8

Shri Sanjay Bansal, IAS
Secretary, BCW Deptt. & Member, CEPM

9

Shri Jitin Yadav, IAS
Member Secretary, CEPM

10

Shri Sudip Sinha, WBA & AS
FA, P&AR Deptt., Govt. of West Bengal & Member, CEPM