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The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved Special Secy, Adl. Secy appointments:

May 12th, 2020 8:56 pm | By | Category: SPECIAL NEWS COVERAGE

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(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM)
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments:
i. Shri Sanjeeva Kumar, IAS (AM:86), Special Secretary, Department of Health and Family
Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as Secretary, Department of Border
Management, Ministry of Home Affairs.
ii. Ms. Vasudha Mishra, IAS (TG:87),Special Secretary, Department of Agriculture,
Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare as
Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, Department of Personnel & Training in the
rank and pay of Secretary to Government of India by temporarily upgrading the post.
iii. Shri Rakesh Sarwal, IAS (TR:88), Additional Secretary, Department of Higher Education,
Ministry of Human Resource Development as Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog.
iv. Shri S. Kishore, IAS (WB:89), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary,
Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
v. Shri Anurag Jain, IAS (MP:89), presently in the Cadre, as Vice Chairman, Delhi
Development Authority, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in the rank and pay of
Additional Secretary to Government of India.
vi. Shri Devendra Kumar Singh, IAS (KL:89), presently inthe Cadre, as Additional Secretary
and Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
vii. Shri Katikithala Srinivas, IAS (GJ:89), Additional Secretary, Department of Personnel and
Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions as Additional Secretary
and Establishment Officer, Department of Personnel and Training vice Shri Pradip
Kumar Tripathi, IAS (JK:87) upon his appointment as Secretary, Ministry of Steel.
viii. Shri Shiv Das Meena, IAS (TN:89),Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban
Affairs as Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment, Forest and
Climate Change in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary to Government of India.
ix. Shri Manoj Ahuja, IAS (OR:90),Special Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of
Administration, Department of Personnel and Training as Chairman, Central Board of
Secondary Education in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary to Government of India by temporarily upgrading the post.

Arti Ahuja, IAS (OR:90), Special Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of
Administration, Department of Personnel and Training as Additional Secretary, Department
of Health and Family Welfare.
xi. Shri Alok Kumar, IAS (TR:90), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary, Cabinet
Secretariat (SR).
xii. Ms. Nivedita Shukla Verma, IAS (UP:91), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary,
Department of Defence, Ministry of Defence.
xiii. Ms. V. Vidyavathi, IAS (KN:91), presently in the Cadre, as Director General,
Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture in the rank and pay of Additional
Secretary to Government of India.
xiv. Shri Rajendra Kumar, IAS (TN:92), presently in the Cadre, as Director General,
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour & Employment in the rank
and pay of Additional Secretary to Government of India.
xv. Shri Rakesh Ranjan, IAS (MN:92), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary,
Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development vice Shri
Rakesh Sarwal, IAS (TR:88) upon his appointment as Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog.
xvi. Shri Anil Kumar Nayak, IOFS (86), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines as Additional
Secretary & Financial Advisor, Department of Posts.
xvii. Shri Aniruddha Kumar, IRS:IT (87), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power as Additional
Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
xviii. Shri Subir Mallick, IA&AS (89), Additional Financial Advisor and Joint Secretary, Ministry of
Defence (Finance) as Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Department of
Agricultural Research and Education.
xix. Ms. Anuradha Thakur, IAS (HP:94); Joint Secretary, Department of Investment and Public
Asset Management, Ministry of Finance as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.
2. The ACC has also approved in-situ upgradation of the following officers to the level of
Additional Secretary, as a measure personal to them, by temporarily upgrading the posts held by them:
i. Shri Ashish Gupta, IPS (UP:89),CEO, NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs as CEO,
NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.
ii. Ms. Rashmi Chowdhary, IRPS (89), Joint Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training,
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions as Additional Secretary, Department
of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
iii. Shri Pankaj Kumar Mishra, IRS: IT (89), Director, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND),Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance as Director, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

Arti Ahuja, IAS (OR:90), Special Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of
Administration, Department of Personnel and Training as Additional Secretary, Department
of Health and Family Welfare.
xi. Shri Alok Kumar, IAS (TR:90), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat (SR).
xii. Ms. Nivedita Shukla Verma, IAS (UP:91), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary,Department of Defence, Ministry of Defence.
xiii. Ms. V. Vidyavathi, IAS (KN:91), presently in the Cadre, as Director General,
Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture in the rank and pay of Additional
Secretary to Government of India.
xiv. Shri Rajendra Kumar, IAS (TN:92), presently in the Cadre, as Director General,
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour & Employment in the rank
and pay of Additional Secretary to Government of India.
xv. Shri Rakesh Ranjan, IAS (MN:92), presently in the Cadre, as Additional Secretary,Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development vice Shri Rakesh Sarwal, IAS (TR:88) upon his appointment as Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog.
xvi. Shri Anil Kumar Nayak, IOFS (86), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines as Additional
Secretary & Financial Advisor, Department of Posts.
xvii. Shri Aniruddha Kumar, IRS:IT (87), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Power as Additional Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
xviii. Shri Subir Mallick, IA&AS (89), Additional Financial Advisor and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence (Finance) as Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Department of Agricultural Research and Education.
xix. Ms. Anuradha Thakur, IAS (HP:94); Joint Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, Ministry of Finance as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.
2. The ACC has also approved in-situ upgradation of the following officers to the level of Additional Secretary, as a measure personal to them, by temporarily upgrading the posts held by them:
i. Shri Ashish Gupta, IPS (UP:89),CEO, NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs as CEO,
NATGRID, Ministry of Home Affairs in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.
ii. Ms. Rashmi Chowdhary, IRPS (89), Joint Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training,
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions as Additional Secretary, Department
of Personnel and Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
iii. Shri Pankaj Kumar Mishra, IRS: IT (89), Director, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU-IND),Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance as Director, Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU- IND), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance in the rank and pay of Additional Secy.
iv. Shri Anand Mohan Bajaj, IA&AS (90), Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs,Ministry of Finance as Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
v. Ms. Arti Bhatnagar, IDAS (90), Chief Vigilance Officer, Air India Ltd., Ministry of Civil Aviation as Chief Vigilance Officer, Air India Ltd., Ministry of Civil Aviation in the rank and payof Additional Secretary.

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