Centre Promotes 13 Top Administrators As Joint Secretaries


In the most recent improvement, the Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, promoted 13 directors together with senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers to joint Secretary, joint secretary equal degree.

After naming senior administrator Amit Khare as a brand new advisor to the PM Modi, now the Appointments Committee has named senior Himachal-cadre IAS officer Meera Mohanty as joint secretary within the PMO, for a mixed tenure “upto 01/05/2022 from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or until further orders,” in keeping with the official round launched by the federal government.

According to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Vipul Bansal, 2005-batch IAS officer has been appointed as joint secretary, Department of Commerce, “for an overall tenure of five years upto 18/01/2022 from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier, which is further extendable for two additional years on availability of cadre clearance from the State Government,” said the round.

Also, Ritesh Chauhan, Himachal Pradesh cadre IAS officer of 2005-batch has been appointed as CEO, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and joint secretary, agriculture underneath the Department of Agriculture And Farmers Welfare, “for a combined tenure of seven years upto 22/09/2023 from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” as per the order.

Apart from Bansal and Chauhan, Amitesh Kumar Sinha, Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) officer, 1997-batch has been shifted as joint secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, IAS officer Sameer Shukia appointed as joint secretary, Department of Financial Services for an general tenure of 5 years, by the Appointments Committee. 

The different senior directors appointed as joint secretaries encompass names like N Yuvaraj, IAS officer of Andhra cadre, is appointed as the brand new joint secretary within the Department Of Pharmaceuticals and Vandana Kumar, IDAS officer as joint secretary within the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.  

Senior Odisha cadre Indian Forest Service officer Uma Nanduri has been appointed as Joint Secretary, the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Secretariat underneath the Ministry of Culture. “Appointment of Uma Nanduri, IFoS (OD: 1993), as Joint Secretary, the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Secretariat under the Ministry of Culture, for a tenure of five years from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” the learn the notification. 

Meanwhile, the identify of Vandana Kumar, Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) officer, batch 1992 has been cleared for the Joint Secretary underneath the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy “for a combined tenure of seven years upto 21/07/2023 from the date of assumption of the charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Amitesh Kumar Sinha, IRAS (1997),” in keeping with the order. 

Also, Harish Chandra Chaudhary, Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officer, is appointed as joint secretary, NHRC underneath the Ministry of Home Affairs which comes underneath Union Home Minister Amit Shah. 

Further, the DoPT order revealed the appointment Saumya Gupta, IAS officer of Tripura cadre as joint secretary, Department of Higher Education, for a tenure of 5 years, in the meantime, Ashish Kumar, IAS officer, Tamil Nadu cadre, goes to be the joint secretary underneath the Ministry of Home Affairs, for an general interval of 5 years.

Kuldip Narayan, IAS officer of 2005-batch within the Ministry of Housing And Urban Affairs and Pawan Kumar Sain, Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT) Cadre IAS officer goes to be the joint secretary, financial advisory council to PiW, NITi Aayog, for a mixed tenure of seven years. 




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