Punjab : Vijay Kumar Janjua appointed as new Chief Secretary


The Punjab government on Tuesday (05.07.2022) appointed Vijay Kumar Janjua (IAS:1989:PB) as the new Chief Secretary to the government and in addition Principal Secretary, Department of Personnel and Vigilance in place of Anirudh Tewari (IAS:1990:PB). Earlier, he was serving as Special Chief Secretary, Jails with additional charge of Special Chief Secretary, Elections.

Anirudh Tewari has been posted as Director General, Mahatma Gandhi State Institute of Public Administration relieving Jaspreet Talwar (IPS:1995:PB).

Tewari was picked up by the Charanjit Singh Channi-led Congress government in September last year for the top bureaucratic post.