T Chatterjee to be new Union Environment Secretary

Senior IAS officer T Chatterjee will be the new Union Environment Secretary in place of incumbent Vijai Sharma, who retires on December 31.

Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 22:23 PM IST

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer T Chatterjee
will be the new Union Environment Secretary in place of
incumbent Vijai Sharma, who retires on December 31.

The government has appointed Chatterjee, an Andhra
Pradesh cadre officer of 1975 batch, as Officer on Special
Duty (OSD) in the Environment Ministry.

He will be taking over as Environment Secretary on
January 1, official sources said.

Incidentally, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, a
native of Karnataka, also represent Andhra Pradesh in
Parliament as a Rajya Sabha member.

-PTI