Bureaucratic Reshuffle: Center Announces Crucial Appointments Across Various Departments

The Center on Friday made key appointments at the Joint Secretary and equivalent level in its different departments.

Madhukar Kumar Bhagat and Meera Srivastava, both Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre) officers, have been appointed. as joint secretaries in the Department of Health & Family Welfare, for a tenure of five years, an order issued by the Personnel Ministry said.

Senior bureaucrat Anjali Sinha has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Department of Atomic Energy, Bhavna Saxena will be Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Binod Kumar has been named as Secretary, National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCISM) under the Ministry of AYUSH, and Indra Mallo will be Joint Secretary, National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) under the Cabinet Secretariat.< /p>

Dhrubajyoti Sengupta has been named Joint Secretary, Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare, Yashashri Shukla will be Additional Secretary, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and Kumar Sanjay Bariar has been appointed as Additional Secretary, Union Public Service Commission. (UPSC).

Krishan Kumar, a 2002-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Odisha cadre, will be MD, National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (NHIDCL), it said.

Anand Kumar Jha has been named Joint Secretary (JS), Ministry of Cooperation, Krishan Kumar Singh will be JS in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and Akhilesh Misra has been named as ED (Personnel), Food Corporation of India (FCI), Hqrs under the Department of Food & Public Distribution, the order added.

Shailendra Kumar, a 1999-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer has been appointed as the Joint Secretary, "Inquiry Commission into whether Dalit converts to religions other than Sikhism or Budhhism should get Scheduled Caste status, under the Department of Social Justice & empowerment", for a tenure of five years, it said.

Rajeev Kumar Tiwari will be JS, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) under the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment.

Arvind Kumar, a Central Secretariat Service (CSS) officer, has been named as Secretary, National Commission for Allied & Healthcare Profession (NCAHP) under the Department of Health & Family Welfare.

CSS officers Sreyasi Chaudhuri and Sumita Singh have been appointed as Financial Advisor and Advisor respectively in the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Shreeshail Malge will be Joint Secretary, Department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. Apparao Veerelli has been named as the CEO of Development & Welfare Board for Denotified Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities (DWBDNCs) under the Department of Social Justice & Empowerment. Devendra Kumar Rai has been named as Joint Secretary in the Department of Telecommunications. 

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