The Central government has done a major reshuffle at the level of joint secretaries and additional secretaries. Chief Managing Director of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), Umang Narula, a 1989 batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS has been sent back to his parent cadre Jammu and Kashmir.
The government also changed the appointment of Pradip Kumar Tripathi, a 1987 batch Jammu and Kashmir cadre IAS, from Joint Secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to Joint Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training in place of PK Das, a 1986 batch Madhya Pradesh (MP) cadre IAS.
Ajay Tirkey, a 1987 batch MP cadre IAS, has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Department of School Education and Literacy under the Human Resource Department (HRD) ministry in place of YSK Seshu Kumar, a 1987 batch UP cadre Indian Foreign Service officer.
Saraswati Prasad, a 1985 batch Assam cadre IAS and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Steel in place of Bharati S Sihag, a 1983 batch Himachal Pradesh cadre IAS on her appointment as Fertilizers Secretary.
Atul Chaturvedi, a 1986 batch Assam cadre IAS and Joint Secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIIPP), has been promoted as Additional Secretary in Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.
Santosh A Mathew, a 1985 batch Bihar cadre IAS and Joint Secretary in the Department of Rural Development has been appointed as Chairman, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
Satbir Bedi, a 1986 batch Andaman Goa Manipur Union Territory (AGMUT) cadre IAS and Joint Secretary in HRD ministry, has been appointed as Member Secretary in National Commission for Women (NCW), under Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Rabindra Kumar Karna, a 1991 batch Indian Defence Accounts Service officer (IDAS), has been appointed as Additional Financial Advisor and Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence in place of Devika Raghuvanshi, a 1988 batch IDAS officer.
Sanjay Kumar Rakesh, a 1990 batch Tripura cadre IAS, has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
Rajneesh, a 1997 batch Himachal Pradesh cadre IAS, has been appointed as Joint Secretary in Department of Commerce in place of G Mohapatra, a 1986 batch Gujarat cadre IAS.
V Radha, a 1994 batch Maharashtra cadre lAS, has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in place of Saraswati Prasad, a 1985 batch Assam cadre IAS.
Anil Kumar Jain , a 1986 batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS and adviser in NITI Aayog will now be an Additional Secretary in NITI Aayog in place of Yudhvir Singh Mallik, a 1983 batch Haryana cadre IAS upon his appointment as chairman of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
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