Published On: Fri, May 1st, 2015

Kapil Dev Tripathi to hold addl charge of Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises

New Delhi: Kapil Dev Tripathi, who was appointed as the new Petroleum Secretary, would continue to hold the additional charge of Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises.

New Petroleum Secretary Kapil Dev Tripathi got additional charge of Department of Public Enterprises.

New Petroleum Secretary Kapil Dev Tripathi got additional charge of Department of Public Enterprises.

Tripathi is a 1980 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre and was yesterday named new Petroleum Secretary. He was holding the charge of Department of Public Enterprises.

“The competent authority has approved additional charge of the post of Secretary, DPE to Kapil Dev Tripathi for a period of three months with immediate effect or until further orders,” an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) said.

Tourism Secretary Lalit K Panwar has been given additional charge of Secretary, Ministry of Culture. Panwar will hold the additional charge till the date on which Narendra Kumar Sinha assumes the post of Secretary, Ministry of Culture, or for a period of one month, whichever is earlier, it said.

Sinha, a 1980 batch IAS officer, was yesterday appointed Secretary, Culture Ministry. He is presently serving in his cadre state, Bihar.

PTI

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