Wajahat Habibullah New Textiles Secy

New Delhi, July 29 | Updated: Jul 31 2004, 05:09am hrs
The Centre on Thursday carried out a minor exercise of filling up the vacanies in the bureaucratic setup and made some fresh appointments which included appointing Wajahat Habibullah as the new Union textiles secretary.

Mr Habibullah will take over the charge from commerce secretary Dipak Chatterjee who was holding addtional charge of the textiles ministry after the retirement of SB Mohapatra earlier this year. Uma Pillai, presently secretary, department of defence production and supplies, has been posted as tourism secretary replacing Rathi Vinay Jha who is retiring this month.

VK Duggal, secretary, water resources ministry, will hold full additional charge of the post of secretary, department of drinking water supply in place of Mr Palat Mohandas.