Sanjay Kothari appointed Secretary DoAR and PG
Senior IAS officer Sanjay Kothari has been appointed as Secretary in the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances.
New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Sanjay Kothari has been appointed as Secretary in the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances and Department of Pensions & Pensioners Welfare under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
Kothari, a 1978 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre, has been working as Special Secretary in Ministry of Tourism.
The vacancy was necessitated following retirement of R C Mishra, a 1976 batch IAS officer of Orissa cadre.
"The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Ravinder Kumar Jain, IAS (HP:81), currently Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as Additional Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in the vacancy of L C Goyal, IAS (KL:79)," an official statement from the Department of Personnel and Training said today.
The ACC has also approved the appointment of Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, IAS (JK:82), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs by upgrading the post held by the officer to its original level, it said.
Whereas, the Competent authority has approved that Nita Chowdhury, IAS (UP:77), Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs will hold additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Sports during the absence on leave of P K Deb, IAS (RJ:77) from August 13-17, 2012, the statement added.