26 Jt Secretary rank appointments

In a major decision the Government of India has made 26 Joint Secretary rank appoints including the lateral appointments. Complete list at a glance;

Pawan Kr Agarwal (IAS, 1985: WB) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. His previous assignment was Adviser, Planning Commission

Jitendra Sharma (IFS: 1984: PB) appointed as Joint Secretary, AYUSH vice Bala Prasad (IFS: 1983: PB) who will repatriate on November 14. Sharma’s previous assignment was CEO, National Medicinal Plants Board.

K Sanjay Murthy (IAS: 1989: HP) appointed as Joint Secretary, I&B vice Ms Abha Shukla (IAS: 1993: MH) who proceeded on leave & expected for repatriation.

M C Jauhari (IAS: 1987: AM) appointed as DDG, UIDAI vice Davinder Kumar (IAS: 1984: AM) who repatriated prematurely. Jauhir’s previous assignment was Jt Secretary, Ministry of Shipping.

Rajiv Arora (IAS: 1987: HY) laterally shifted as Joint Secretary, NATGRID vice Dr Ravi Kota (IAS: 1993: AM) who repatriated after completion of tenure under central deputation.

Sameer Sharma (IAS: 1987: AP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Poverty Alleviation vice Karan Bir Singh Sidhu (IAS: 1984: PB) who was elevated as MD, TRIFED. Sameer Sharma’s previous assignment was MD, ITDC.

Maninder Singh (IAS: 1989: AM) appointed as Joint Secretary Department of Health Research vice K S Rao (IIS: 1984) who completed his tenure under deputation. Maninder Singh’s previous assignment was Jt Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forest & Climate Change.

Ram Subhag Singh (IAS: 1987: HP) appointed as MD, NAFED vice R Rajagopal (IAS: 1984: TN) who was elevated as Additional Secretary, Dept of Agricultural Research & Education. Ram Subhag’s previous assignment was Jt Secretary, Department of Defence.

Barun Mitra (IAS: 1987: MT) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Shipping vice M C Jauhari (IAS: 1987: AM) who has been laterally shifted to UIDAI as DDG.

Harish Chand Agarwal (IPoS: 1988) appointed as Regional DDG, UIDAI vice Sujata Chaturvedi (IAS: 1989: BH) after her repatriation on 27 December 2014.

Annie George Mathew (IA&AS: 1988) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Expenditure vice Ms Sudha Krishnan (IA&AS: 1983).

B S Bhullar (IAS: 1986: UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation vice Alok Sinha (IAS: 1986: UP).

Ms Dharitri Panda (ICAS: 1987) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare vice Vishwas Mehta (IAS: 1986: KL).

Vivek Joshi (IAS: 1989: HY) appointed as OSD, Procurement Policy Division under the Department of expenditure in the rank of Jt Secretary vice Ms Meena Agrawal (IRAS: 1981). Joshi’s previous assignment was Joint Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development.

Mukesh Jain (IPS: 1989: MP) laterally shifted as Jt Secy to Dept of Disability Affairs.

Jyotsana Sitling (IFS: 1987: UK) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

Dheeraj Kumar (IAS: 1993: TN) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment vice Anup Chandra Pandey (IAS: 1984: UP) who was elevated to Additional Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare. Dheeraj Kumar’s previous assignment was Director, Ministry of Minority Affairs.

Manish Kumar Gupta (IAS: 1991: UT) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment vice Anil Kumar Khachi (IAS: 1986: HP) who was appointed as CVO, FCI.

Rajesh Agrawal (IAS: 1994: MT) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.

V Shashank Shekhar (IAS: 1996: NL) appointed as Joint Secretary, MHA vice S K Mishra (IRS IT: 1984) who was appointed Member Finance, National Ground Water Board.

Puneet Kansal (IAS: 1996: SK) appointed as Joint Secretary, I&B vice Raghavendra Singh (IAS: 1983: WB). His previous assignment was Director, Min. of Power.

Arun Kumar Verma (IAS: 1986: GJ) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power vice Mukesh Jain (IPS: 1989: MP).

M Devraj (IAS: 1996: UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, DoPT vice Alok Kumar (IAS: 1984: AM) who was appointed as Secretary, CVC. Devraj’s previous assignment was Director, DoPT.

B Suman (IAS: 1996: KL) appointed as Joint Secretary, Tourism vice Anand Kumar (IAS: 1984: KL) who was elevated as MD, National Highway Infrastructure Development Limited).

R Jaya (IAS: 1995: TN) appointed as Joint Secretary, Information & Broadcasting vice Supriya Sahu (IAS: 1991: TN) who repatriated to Tamil Nadu.

Maruthi Prasad Tangirala (IP&TA&FS: 1990) appointed as Additional Secretary (JS rank) UPSC vice R K Gupta (IAS: 1986: J&K).

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