New Delhi: V K Bhasin was on Tuesday appointed as
Secretary, Legal Department, in the Ministry of Law and
An Indian Legal Service officer, Bhasin (57) has been
working as additional secretary in the legislative department
of the ministry.
So far, Law Secretary T K Viswanathan had been looking
after the legislative and legal wings of the ministry while
the Home Secretary is looking after the justice department of
the Law Ministry.
The post of Secretary, Legislative affairs had been lying
vacant for the past few years.
Meanwhile, efforts are on to find a new Law Secretary as
the term of the present incumbent T K Viswanathan comes to an
end this month.