Published On: Mon, Feb 1st, 2016

New Secy for dept of persons with disabilities

New Delhi: Vinod Aggarwal today took charge as the Secretary in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Vinod Aggarwal today took charge as the Secretary in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Vinod Aggarwal today took charge as the Secretary in the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Aggarwal, a 1980-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, was earlier Secretary, National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC).

He replaced Lov Verma, a 1978-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pardesh, who retired on January 31.

Besides, Shyam S Agarwal took over as the Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affiars. Agarwal was earlier posted as the Secretary in National Commission for Scheduled Castes and replaced Arun Jhawho, who has been appointed as the new Secretary in National Commission for Scheduled Castes.

Agarwal is a 1980-batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.

PTI

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