Amidst the rising number of COVID-19 cases, the Government of Madhya Pradesh issued the official order to appoint Akash Tripathi (IAS 1998-Batch) as Commissioner, Health. Further, according to the press release from the General Administration Department (GAD), Tripathi has also been named as Secretary, Department of Public Health and Family Welfare, Madhya Pradesh.
The order came in as the state government transferred Sanjay Goyal, the incumbent Commissioner, Health. Goyal has been assigned the charge of Secretary in Mantralaya.
Prior to the latest transfer orders, Tripathi was holding the charge of Managing Director (MD), MP Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL) and also the charge of ex-officio Secretary of Energy Department. He will continue to hold his present charges along with the newly assigned post.