New Delhi: Arvind Ray, Secretary and
Commissioner in the General Administration Department of the
city government, will be the new Home Secretary of Delhi.
Ray, an IAS officer of Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram-
Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre of 1984 batch, succeeds G
S Patnaik. The post of the Home Secretary in the Delhi
government was lying vacant since Patnaik joined the Delhi
Development Authority as its vice-chairman in January.
Delhi government and the Lt Governor`s office have
cleared the file for Ray`s appointment, official sources
said tonight. A formal approval will have to come from the
Union Home Ministry, they said.
B Selvaraj, the Urban Development Secretary, will be the
new Secretary and Commissioner in the GDA.