Published On: Fri, Jul 31st, 2015

36 bureaucrats get promoted as Additional Secretary

New Delhi: 36 bureaucrats who have been promoted as Additional Secretaries including Gujarat-cadre IAS officer Girish Chandra Murmu, widely tipped to be the next ED chief, as part of a major senior level administrative reshuffle.

Heera Lal Samariya, Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, has been promoted and posted as   Additional Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment.

Heera Lal Samariya, Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, has been promoted and posted as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment.

As a result of the changes, Food Corporation of India (FCI), Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and the Delhi Development Authority will get new heads.

Girish Chandra Murmu, tipped to be the next Chief of Enforcement Directorate, was also made Additional Secretary, Department of Expenditure by promoting post of Joint Secretary held by him in the Finance Ministry.

Yogendra Tripathy, a Karnataka cadre IAS officer of 1985 batch has been promoted and appointed Chairman and Managing Director of Food Corporation of India.

Deepak Kumar, a 1984-batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, has been promoted and appointed as Director General of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

Heera Lal Samariya, a Telangana cadre IAS officer of 1985 batch, has been promoted and appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment. He is currently working as Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, will replace Deepak Kumar who has been made Director General, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation.

Arun Goel, Joint Secretary in Department of Revenue, has been appointed as Vice Chairman of Delhi Development Authority (DDA). Durga Shanker Mishra, IAS in Urban Development Ministry, was holding additional charge as DDA vice-chairman.

Kumar Sanjay Krishna, IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya Cadre currently serving as Joint Secretary, Department of Disinvestment, was promoted and appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Usha Sharma, IAS officer of Rajasthan Cadre who is currently serving in Ministry of Tourism was promoted and made Additional Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances. The position was vacant Arun Jha Bihar cadre IAS officer of 1981 batch was appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

Sunil Kumar Singh, 1983 batch IAS officer was promoted and made Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, in the Ministry of Agriculture.

Sanjeev Ranjan, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence has been promoted and made as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways after retirement of Tuk Tuk Kumar on August 31, 2015.

R Subrahmanyam and J Rama Krishna Rao have been promoted and appointed as Additional Secretary in Departments of Higher Education and Ex-Servicemen Welfare, respectively.

Indian Economic Service officer Preeti Madan, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Minority Affairs has been promoted as Additional Secretary and made Member Secretary, National Commission for Women, which comes under the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

IRS officer P K Dash, Director General in Election Commission, has been promoted and made as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser (FA) in Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, DoPT said.

The Centre also created a new post of Mission Director, National Water Mission under the Ministry of Water Resources appointing Nikhilesh Jha, an IAS officer of 1984 batch of Manipur cadre as its first chief.

TST

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