Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi was today appointed as new Chairman of CBSE and Vijay Kumar Dev the new Deputy Election Commissioner as a bureaucratic reshuffle of 19 Additional Secretaries and 29 Joint Secretaries was carried out.
Chaturvedi, a 1987 batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh, has been appointed for a period of five years, an official order said.
Girish Chandra Murmu, Principal Secretary of Narendra Modi during his tenure as Gujarat Chief Minister, was shifted from Department of Expenditure to Department of Financial Services.
Pramod Kumar Das will be the new Additional Secretary of Department of Expenditure in Ministry of Finance.
Guruprasad Mohapatra, a Gujarat cadre IAS officer of 1986 batch, has been appointed as Chairman of Airports Authority in place of R K Shrivastava, who was unceremoniously removed from the post on March 17.
Dev, an IAS officer of 1987 batch from UT cadre, was appointed Deputy Election Commissioner for a period of five years in place of Vinod Zutshi, who was appointed as Secretary Tourism earlier.
1986 batch officer of Maharashtra cadre, Jayshree Mukherjee, has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Information and Broadcasting Ministry replacing Jitendra Shankar Mathur who is appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
Sanjeev Gupta, 1985-batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as Additional Secretary, DIPP under Commerce Ministry replacing Shatrughna Singh, IAS officer of 1983-batch of Uttarakhand cadre, who has been repatriated to his cadre.
Vandita Sharma, 1986-batch IAS of Karnataka cadre, has been appointed as member(finance) in Atomic Energy, Space, Earth Commission replacing S Srinivasan, 1980-batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre who has retired.
Anshu Prakash, 1986-batch UT cadre IAS, has been elevated as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Heavy Industries from his current posting as Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry.
Utpal Kumar Singh, 1986-batch IAS from Uttarakhand cadre, has been promoted as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Agriculture where he was posted as Joint Secretary.
Alok Tandon, 1986-batch IAS from Uttar Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat where he was posted as Joint Secretary.
Maharashtra cadre IAS officer of 1986 batch Bipin Bihari Mallick has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Home Ministry replacing B K Prasad who is retiring on July 31.
Joint Secretary in the Civil Aviation Ministry Balwinder Singh Bhullar, 1986-batch IAS of UP cadre, has been elevated to the post of Additional Secretary in the Ministry by upgrading his post for a period of two years.
Anil Kumar Khachi, the Chief Vigilance Officer of Food Corporation of India, has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Financial Services.
The post of Umesh Sinha, Deputy Election Commissioner, has been upgraded to Additional Secretary Level.
Gajendra Bhujbal (IES 1981) has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Department of Fertilizers.
Inder Jit Singh (IAS of 1985-batch Kerala cadre) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Ministry of New and Renewable Energy while S P Singh Parihar (IAS, 1986-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre) has been appointed as Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board.
Suresh Kumar (IAS of 1986 batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre) has been elevated as Additional Secretary in Defence Ministry while Veena Ish (IAS of 1985-batch Andhra Pradesh cadre) has been appointed as Member (Administration) National Highway Authority of India.
The post of Senior Directing Staff in National Defence College Abhay Tripathi (IAS of 1986 batch Andhra Pradesh cadre) has been elevated from Joint Secretary to Additional Secretary level.
IAS officers appointed as Joint Secretaries and equivalent posts including 1987-batch Sunil Kumar in Commerce Ministry, 1996-batch Rupinder Singh as Deputy Director General in UIDAI, 1990-batch K Moses Chalai in Women and Child Development Ministry, 1991-batch A Jayathilak as Chairman, Marine Products Exports Development Authority,
The 1995-batch B Rajender in Ministry of Agriculture, 1991-batch Vidyavathi V in Cabinet Secretariat, 1998-batch G Dev Tripathi in Department of Personnel and Training, 1991-batch Vijayendra and 1995-batch Bharat H Khera in Defence Ministry and 1991-batch Jan-e-Alam has been posted in Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Other officers appointed as Joint Secretaries include Sudhesh K Shahi as Deputy Director General in Telecommunication Ministry, Gyaneshwar Kumar Singh in Corporate Affairs Ministry, Vandana Kumar as in Commerce and Industries Ministry, Sanjay Kundu in Ministry of Water Resources, Pranav Khullar in Culture Ministry, V K Gauba in Health Ministry among others.