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Major JS level appointments cleared: 31 officers on the list

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Monday cleared the appointment of 31 Joint Secretary level appointments as follows:

  1. Bharat H Khera (lAS:1995:HP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 17.11.2021. He replaces Chandra Shekhar Kumar (IAS:1992:OR).
  2. Vimalendra Anand Patwardhan (IA&AS:1996) appointed as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (JS&FA), Ministry of Civil Aviation for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 25.10.2022. He replaces Arun Kumar (lAS:1989:HY).
  3. Nagaraju Maddirala (lAS:1993:TR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Coal for a tenure of five years. Nagaraju replaces Ashish Upadhyay (lAS:1989:MP)
  4. S Suresh Kumar (lAS:2000:AP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 23.07.2021. He replaces  Rajneesh (lAS:1997:HP).
  5. Vineet Mathur (IPoS:1994) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs for a tenure of five years by upgrading a vacant post of Director and to be adjusted against the next likely vacancy of JS in the department.
  6. Ms. Sanjukta Mudgal (IFS:1990:MP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture for a tenure upto her superannuation on 31.03.2024. She replaces Pranav Khullar (IP&TA&FS:1993).
  7. Puneet Agarwal (lAS:1998:TR)  appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence Production for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 24.10.2021. He replaces  Shantanu (lAS:1997:TR).
  8. Vishal Gagan (lAS:1998:OR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence for a tenure of five years. He replaces Bharat H Khera (lAS:1995:HP). 
  9. Subodh Kumar Singh (lAS:1997:CG) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution for a tenure of five years. He replaces Suresh Kumar Vashist (IAS:1998:OR).
  10. Nipun Vinayak (lAS:2001:MH) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare for a tenure of five years. He replaces Sudhansh Pant (lAS:1991:RJ)
  11. Ms. Padmaja Singh (CSS) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare for a tenure upto her superannuation on 31.10.2024. She replaces  Ms Vandana Gurnani (lAS:1991:KN).
  12. Chandra Shekhar Kumar (lAS:1992:OR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 29.01.2024 by upgrading a vacant post of Director in the Department and to be adjusted against the next likely vacancy of JS in the department.
  13. Ashok Kumar Parmar (lAS:1992:JK) appointed as Advisor (JS level), Inter State Council Secretariat under the Ministry of Home Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 22.03.2022 by downgrading a vacant post of Advisor, vice R Rajagopal (IAS:1984:TN).
  14. Ashutosh Agnihotri (lAS:1999:AM) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for a tenure of five years. He replaces S C L Das (lAS:1992:UT).
  15. Pravash Prashun Pandey (IRPS:1992) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Justice for a tenure of five years. He replaces Sadanand Vasant Date (IPS:1990:MH).
  16. Shantanu (lAS:1997:TR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Military Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 27.03.2024.
  17. Rajeev Singh Thakur (lAS:1995:RJ) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Military Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 03.12.2022.
  18. R K Khandelwal (lAS:1989:BH) appointed as Joint Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) under the Ministry of Home Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 20.09.2022. He replaces Dilip Kumar (lAS:1995:PB).
  19. Ms. Meenakshi Jolly (CSS) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Official Language for a tenure of five years vice J P Agrawal (CSS).
  20. Ms. Meena Balimane Sharma (IDES:1992) appointed as Additional Secretary (JS level), Central Information Commission under DoPT for a tenure of five years vice Shanti Priye Beck (IRSSE:1992).
  21. Tanmay Kumar (lAS:1993:RJ) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, for a tenure of five years vice Arun Kumar Verma (IFoS:1986:GJ).
  22. Manoj Sahay (IA&AS:1994) appointed as Director (A&F), NHIDCL (JS level), under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways for a tenure of five years vice Satya Brata Sahu (IAS:1991:OR).
  23. Ashish Kumar Goel (lAS:1995:UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development for a tenure of five years vice Kamran Rizvi (lAS:1991:UP).
  24. Santosh Kumar Yadav (lAS:1995:UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy for a tenure of five years vice Sanjay Kumar (IAS:1992:NL).
  25. Balachandra Subramoney Iyer (IRPS:1994) appointed as Deputy Director General (JS level), Department of Telecommunications for a tenure of five years vice R K Khandelwal (lAS:1989:BH).
  26. Hari Ranjan Rao (lAS:1994:MP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Telecommunications for a tenure of five years or until further orders. He replaces Amit Yadav (lAS:1991:UT).
  27. Rakesh Kumar Verma (lAS:1993:PB) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism for a tenure of five years vice B Suman (lAS:1996:KL)
  28. Subodh Yadav (lAS:1999:KN) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation for a tenure of five years vice Akhil Kumar (IPS:1994:UP)
  29. Vinayan J (IRTS:1994) appointed as ED (Admin), National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) (JS level), Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation for a tenure of five years . He replaces Rajiv Kishore (IRPS:1988).
  30. Ashok Kumar Singh (lAS:1999:KL) appointed as ED (Projects), National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) (JS level), Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 21.01.2022. He replaces G Asok Kumar (IAS:1991:TG).
  31. Manoj Sethi (ICAS:1993) appointed as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (JS&FA) Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports for a tenure of five years. He replaces Ms Kiran Soni Gupta (lAS:1985:RJ).

20 Jan 2020
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Gyanesh Bharti is SDMC Commissioner

Following the clearance from Union Home Ministry Delhi LG on Monday announced the appointment of Gyanesh Bharti (IAS:1998:UT) as Commissioner, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC). Prior to this Ms Varsha Joshi (IAS:1995:UT), Commissioner, North DMC, held the additional charge of SDMC since 31.05.2019.  

Prior to this he served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Environment & Forests and Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.

10 Sep 2019
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Major JS level appointments cleared: 31 officers on the list

By IndianMandarins 20 Jan 2020

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Monday cleared the appointment of 31 Joint Secretary level appointments as follows:

  1. Bharat H Khera (lAS:1995:HP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 17.11.2021. He replaces Chandra Shekhar Kumar (IAS:1992:OR).
  2. Vimalendra Anand Patwardhan (IA&AS:1996) appointed as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (JS&FA), Ministry of Civil Aviation for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 25.10.2022. He replaces Arun Kumar (lAS:1989:HY).
  3. Nagaraju Maddirala (lAS:1993:TR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Coal for a tenure of five years. Nagaraju replaces Ashish Upadhyay (lAS:1989:MP)
  4. S Suresh Kumar (lAS:2000:AP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 23.07.2021. He replaces  Rajneesh (lAS:1997:HP).
  5. Vineet Mathur (IPoS:1994) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs for a tenure of five years by upgrading a vacant post of Director and to be adjusted against the next likely vacancy of JS in the department.
  6. Ms. Sanjukta Mudgal (IFS:1990:MP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture for a tenure upto her superannuation on 31.03.2024. She replaces Pranav Khullar (IP&TA&FS:1993).
  7. Puneet Agarwal (lAS:1998:TR)  appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence Production for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 24.10.2021. He replaces  Shantanu (lAS:1997:TR).
  8. Vishal Gagan (lAS:1998:OR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence for a tenure of five years. He replaces Bharat H Khera (lAS:1995:HP). 
  9. Subodh Kumar Singh (lAS:1997:CG) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution for a tenure of five years. He replaces Suresh Kumar Vashist (IAS:1998:OR).
  10. Nipun Vinayak (lAS:2001:MH) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare for a tenure of five years. He replaces Sudhansh Pant (lAS:1991:RJ)
  11. Ms. Padmaja Singh (CSS) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare for a tenure upto her superannuation on 31.10.2024. She replaces  Ms Vandana Gurnani (lAS:1991:KN).
  12. Chandra Shekhar Kumar (lAS:1992:OR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 29.01.2024 by upgrading a vacant post of Director in the Department and to be adjusted against the next likely vacancy of JS in the department.
  13. Ashok Kumar Parmar (lAS:1992:JK) appointed as Advisor (JS level), Inter State Council Secretariat under the Ministry of Home Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 22.03.2022 by downgrading a vacant post of Advisor, vice R Rajagopal (IAS:1984:TN).
  14. Ashutosh Agnihotri (lAS:1999:AM) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for a tenure of five years. He replaces S C L Das (lAS:1992:UT).
  15. Pravash Prashun Pandey (IRPS:1992) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Justice for a tenure of five years. He replaces Sadanand Vasant Date (IPS:1990:MH).
  16. Shantanu (lAS:1997:TR) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Military Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 27.03.2024.
  17. Rajeev Singh Thakur (lAS:1995:RJ) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Military Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 03.12.2022.
  18. R K Khandelwal (lAS:1989:BH) appointed as Joint Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) under the Ministry of Home Affairs for an overall tenure of five years i.e. upto 20.09.2022. He replaces Dilip Kumar (lAS:1995:PB).
  19. Ms. Meenakshi Jolly (CSS) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Official Language for a tenure of five years vice J P Agrawal (CSS).
  20. Ms. Meena Balimane Sharma (IDES:1992) appointed as Additional Secretary (JS level), Central Information Commission under DoPT for a tenure of five years vice Shanti Priye Beck (IRSSE:1992).
  21. Tanmay Kumar (lAS:1993:RJ) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power, for a tenure of five years vice Arun Kumar Verma (IFoS:1986:GJ).
  22. Manoj Sahay (IA&AS:1994) appointed as Director (A&F), NHIDCL (JS level), under the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways for a tenure of five years vice Satya Brata Sahu (IAS:1991:OR).
  23. Ashish Kumar Goel (lAS:1995:UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development for a tenure of five years vice Kamran Rizvi (lAS:1991:UP).
  24. Santosh Kumar Yadav (lAS:1995:UP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy for a tenure of five years vice Sanjay Kumar (IAS:1992:NL).
  25. Balachandra Subramoney Iyer (IRPS:1994) appointed as Deputy Director General (JS level), Department of Telecommunications for a tenure of five years vice R K Khandelwal (lAS:1989:BH).
  26. Hari Ranjan Rao (lAS:1994:MP) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Telecommunications for a tenure of five years or until further orders. He replaces Amit Yadav (lAS:1991:UT).
  27. Rakesh Kumar Verma (lAS:1993:PB) appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism for a tenure of five years vice B Suman (lAS:1996:KL)
  28. Subodh Yadav (lAS:1999:KN) appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation for a tenure of five years vice Akhil Kumar (IPS:1994:UP)
  29. Vinayan J (IRTS:1994) appointed as ED (Admin), National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) (JS level), Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation for a tenure of five years . He replaces Rajiv Kishore (IRPS:1988).
  30. Ashok Kumar Singh (lAS:1999:KL) appointed as ED (Projects), National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) (JS level), Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation for a combined tenure of seven years i.e. upto 21.01.2022. He replaces G Asok Kumar (IAS:1991:TG).
  31. Manoj Sethi (ICAS:1993) appointed as Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser (JS&FA) Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports for a tenure of five years. He replaces Ms Kiran Soni Gupta (lAS:1985:RJ).

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Gyanesh Bharti is SDMC Commissioner

By IndianMandarins 10 Sep 2019

Following the clearance from Union Home Ministry Delhi LG on Monday announced the appointment of Gyanesh Bharti (IAS:1998:UT) as Commissioner, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC). Prior to this Ms Varsha Joshi (IAS:1995:UT), Commissioner, North DMC, held the additional charge of SDMC since 31.05.2019.  

Prior to this he served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Environment & Forests and Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.

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Cabinet Secretariat: Bharti prematurely repatriates

By IndianMandarins 16 Jul 2019

Gyanesh Bharti (IAS:1998:UT), presently serving as Joint Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat , prematurely repatriates to his parent cadre i.e. AGMUT.  Reportedly, he repatriates by his choice.

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Tiwari’s services at Cabinet Sectt retained

By IndianMandarins 11 Mar 2019

Saurabh Kumar Tiwari (IP&TA&FS:1993), Joint Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat, will continue to look after the work of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Mission against the vacant post of Additional Secretary, Project Monitoring Group (PMG) by temporarily downgrading the post.

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JS Cabinet Secretariat given extension

By IndianMandarins 12 Oct 2018

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet, on Friday, cleared the central deputation tenure of Amandeep Garg (lAS:1999:HP), Joint Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat, for a period ending 10 September 2021 (w.e.f) 19 November 2019.  

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