Ms. Yashu Rustagi, a 2012 batch IAS officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre, named as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), with a four-year appointment.
Ms. Rustagi is the current Additional Director of the Uttar Pradesh Academy of Administration and Management (UPAM). Previously, she held positions such as DM Shravasti and Director, State Urban Development Agency (SUDA).
The Uttar Pradesh administration has sent her on a central deputation. The state government will relieve her soon because she is due to take over in three weeks.
This decision has been authorised by the appropriate authorities, as stated in an official order issued by the DoPT on September 12, 2023. Ms. Rustagi’s appointment falls under the central staffing scheme and is valid for four years, beginning on the day of her appointment or until new orders are given, whichever comes first.