NaMo admin effected major reshuffle in Jt Secretary level

The NaMo administration on Thursday effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Joint Secretary and JS equivalent rank posts. As many as 20 Jt Secretary rank officers belonging to various services were appointed and laterally shifted. Accordingly;

  • Ms Gayatri Mishra (CSS) appointed to the post of Joint Secretary in the Dept of Health & Family Welfare.  She replaces K L Sharma (CSS) in MoHFW. further K L Sharma appointed as Joint Secretary, National Commission for Women under the Ministry of Women & Child Development.
  • Bipul Pathak (IAS:1992:JK) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines vice Nikunja Bihari Dhal (lAS:1993:OR).
  • Prasanta Kumar Swain (IPoS:1987) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfar vice Shakil P Ahammed (IAS:1995:AM).
  • Sanjiv Narain Mathur (IRAS:1992) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare vice Ms Vandana Sharma (ICAS:1984).
  • Ms Aarti Ahuja (IAS:1990) appointed as Joint Director (JS level), Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie. She replaces Ms Jaspreet Talwar (IAS:1995:PB).
  • Shiv Das Meena (lAS:1989:TN) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Urban vice Neeraj Mandloi (lAS:1993:MP).
  • Vipin Chandra (IRS IT:1987) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences vice Anand Singh Khati (IRPS:1984).
  • Dharmendra Singh Gangwar (IAS:1988:BH) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries by temporarily downgrading an Additional Secretary level post for a period of two years. Previously the post (AS level) was held by J P Meena (IAS:1983:AM).
  • Dhananjay Kumar (IDAS:1993) appointed as Additional Secretary (JS level), UPSC vice M P Tangirala (IP&TA&FS:1990).
  • Ms Alka Nangia Arora (IDAS:1991) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises vice Manoj Joshi (IAS:1989:KL).
  • Bishwanath Sinha (IAS:1992:KL), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, prematurely repatriated to his cadre. Jigmet Takpa (IFoS:1990:JK) replaces Sinha as JS in MoEF&CC.
  • Ravinder (lAS:1999:UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion by temporarily upgrading a newly created DS/Director level post for two years.
  • Ms Neelam Sanghi (IRAS:1989) appointed as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser, Department of Posts vice Ms Saroj Punhani (IA&AS:1984). Further Ms Punhani appointed as Secretary (JS level), National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) under the Department of Higher Education vice Madhu Ranjan Kumar (IRSS).
  • Sandeep Sarkar (IDAS:1995) appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat by temporarily upgrading a vacant DS/Director level post vice Ms Manju Rajpal (IAS:2000:RJ).
  • Rajeev Verma (lAS:1992:UT) appointed as Principal Commissioner (Coordination) (JS level), Delhi Development Authority (DDA). Currently he serves as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence.
  • Prabodh Seth (IRS IT:1989) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities vice Awanish K Awasthi (lAS:1987:UP).
  • Cancelling the appointment of Ms. Chhavi Jha, IRAS(1990) presently working as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare.
  • Ms Anindita Sen Gupta (IP&TA&FS:1994) appointed as Additional DGFT (JS level), DGFT, Kolkata under the Department of Commerce.
  • A R Sule (IDAS:1993), Joint Secretary, MHA, was laterally shifted to Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai vice Ms Chitra Ramchandran (lAS:1995:TG).
  • Jayant N Khobragade (IFS:1995) appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) (JS level), Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai vice Pranay Kumar Verma (IFS:1994).
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