Arun Kumar Mehta to be new Chief Secretary, Jammu & Kashmir

Arun Kumar Gupta

The Government of India, on May 27, gave approval for the appointment of Arun Kumar Mehta (IAS 1988-Batch) as the new Chief Secretary of the Jammu and Kashmir. At present, Mehta is serving as Finance Commissioner, Jammu and Kashmir. He will assume the charge of CS on the date the incumbent CS shifts to his next appointment.

The decision from the Centre came following the appointment of the incumbent CS of J&K BVR Subrahmanyam (IAS 1987-Batch) as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) and Secretary, Commerce Department to the Government of India.

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