Published On: Mon, Aug 31st, 2015

Sunil Arora takes charge as I&B Secretary

New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Sunil Arora today assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Sunil Arora today assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Sunil Arora today assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Prior to his appointment, Arora was Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India.

A statement released here said that Arora has earlier served in various capacities at both the Centre and state.

At the Centre, he has worked in Ministries and Departments such as Finance, Textiles and Planning Commission. He also served as Joint Secretary in Ministry of Civil Aviation during 1999-2002 and CMD, Indian Airlines for five years (two years as additional charge and three years as full charge), the statement added.

In Rajasthan, besides district postings in Dholpur, Alwar, Nagaur and Jodhpur, he was Secretary to the Chief Minister during 1993-1998 and Principal Secretary to CM (2005- 2008) and handled Information and Public Relations (IPR), Industries and Investment Departments.

Officials said that during his stint at the helm in Indian Airlines, Arora, a post graduate in English, had steadily turned around the Airline which bounced back from losses to profits.

PTI

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