New Delhi: The government has approved the proposal of the Department of Commerce for extension in the deputation tenure of Dr Ishita Ganguly Tripathi (IES) on Tuesday. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the services of Tripathi have been extended for a period of three months. She has been given tenure extension under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of three months beyond December 22, 2022, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Tripathi is an IES officer of the 1999 batch and is currently serving as Director in the Department of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce since November 2015.
Dr Ishita Ganguly Tripathi is an IES officer of 1999-batch and is currently serving as Director in the Department of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce since November 2015
Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce is a department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The department is responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) which provides the basic framework of policy and strategy to be followed for promoting exports and trade. The trade policy is periodically reviewed to incorporate changes necessary to take care of emerging economic scenarios both in the domestic and international economy. Besides, the department is also entrusted with responsibilities relating to multilateral and bilateral commercial relations, special economic zones, state trading, export promotion and trade facilitation, and development and regulation of certain export-oriented industries and commodities.
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