Published On: Thu, Feb 5th, 2015

Vandana Jena gets additional charge of Rural Development Secretary

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Vandana Kumari Jena was today given additional charge of Rural Development Secretary after L C Goyal was appointed as new Home Secretary.

Vandana Kumari Jena today got additional charge of Rural Development Secretary.

Vandana Kumari Jena today got additional charge of Rural Development Secretary.

Jena, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre, is currently Secretary in Department of Land Resources.

She will hold the charge for three months, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training said.

Goyal, a 1979 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, was last night appointed as new Home Secretary. He succeeded Anil Goswami who was sacked by the government for his alleged attempt to stall the arrest of former Union minister Matang Sinh, an accused in multi-crore Saradha scam, by CBI.

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