Published On: Wed, Sep 28th, 2016

Khuntia appointed Karnataka Chief Secretary

Bengaluru: Karnataka government today announced the appointment of senior IAS officer Subhash Chandra Khuntia as the state’s Chief Secretary, effective from October 1.

School Education Secretary Subash Chandra Khuntia was today sent back to his cadre state Karnataka.

Subhash Chandra Khuntia was today appointed Karnataka Chief Secretary.

Khuntia will succeed Arvind Jadhav, who will be retiring from service on superannuation, a government notification said.

A 1981-batch officer, Khuntia has been appointed on repatriation from central deputation.

Jadhav, a 1978-batch IAS officer, was appointed as Chief Secretary on December 31, 2015.

He was to retire on June 30, but was given an extension of three months.

PTI

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