Modi government effected major bureaucratic reshuffle

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The Narendra Modi government , on Friday, effected a major bureaucratic reshuffle at Secretary and Additional Secretary level.

The names of the officers and their postings are as follows:

  1. Ms. Amita Prasad (IAS:1985:KN) has been appointed to the post of Chairperson, Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) in the rank and pay of Secretary by temporarily upgrading the post. Presently, she is Director General, National Productivity Council, Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
  2. Arun Kumar Jha (IES:1985) has been appointed as Director General, National Productivity Council in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary vice Ms Amita Prasad. Presently, he is posted in the Cadre.
  3. Ms. Jyoti Arora (IAS:1987:HY) appointed as Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology by temporarily upgrading the vacant post of Joint Secretary & Financial Advisor. Presently, she is posted in the Cadre.
  4. Rajesh Verma (IAS:1987:OR) has been appointed as Additional Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare against existing vacancy. Presently, he is posted in the Cadre.
  5. Indevar Pandey (IAS:1988:WB) has been appointed as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary. Presently, he is posted in the Cadre.
  6. Bharat Lal (IFoS:1988) appointed as Additional Secretary, Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation under the Ministry of Jal Shakti by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary. Presently, he is Additional Secretary to the President.
  7. Shashank Priya (IRS-C&CE:1988) has been appointed as Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ministry of Commerce & Industry against existing vacancy. Presently, he is in Cadre (GST Council).