Senior Gujarat-cadre IASÂ officerÂ G CÂ MurmuÂ was Saturday named as the Secretary, Department of Expenditure, as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre.
Murmu, a 1985 batch IAS officer, is at presentÂ SpecialÂ SecretaryÂ in theÂ Department of Revenue.
TheÂ Appointments CommitteeÂ of the Cabinet has approved the appointment ofÂ MurmuÂ as theÂ officerÂ on special duty in the Department of Expenditure, an order issued by theÂ Department of Personnel and TrainingÂ (DoPT) said.
"TheÂ officerÂ will take over as Secretary,Â Department of ExpenditureÂ on superannuation of A N Jha on January 21 next year," it said.
Apart from Murmu, the department has also transferred eight other senior IAS officers.
Senior IAS officerÂ Upma Chawdhry,Â DirectorÂ of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, has been appointed as Secretary,Â Department of Youth AffairsÂ on superannuation of Amarendra Kumar Dubey on December 31.
A B P Pandey,Â Chief Executive Officer (CEO)Â of Unique Identification Authority ofÂ IndiaÂ (UIDAI), was appointed as Secretary,Â Department of RevenueÂ on superannuation of Hasmukh Adhia on November 30. He will continue to hold the additional charge of CEO, UIDAI and Chairman, Goods and Services Tax network until further orders, the DoPT said.
It has approved the appointment of N Sivasailam,Â specialÂ secretaryÂ in theÂ Department of TelecommunicationsÂ asÂ specialÂ secretaryÂ (Logistics),Â Department of Commerce.
Sumanta Chaudhuri, ManagingÂ DirectorÂ at Small Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Coal vice Inder Jit Singh.
Orders for a new assignment for Singh are being issued separately, according to the notification.
Chhabilendra Roul, Special Secretary,Â Department of Agricultural Research and EducationÂ was appointed as officer on special duty in theÂ Department of Fertilizers.Â Roul will take over as Secretary,Â Department of FertilizersÂ on superannuation ofÂ Bharathi S SihagÂ on December 31.
Yogendra Tripathi,Â ChairmanÂ and Managing Director,Â Food CorporationÂ ofÂ IndiaÂ was named as Secretary,Â Ministry of TourismÂ on superannuation ofÂ Rashmi VermaÂ on Novermber 30.
Shalini Prasad, Special Secretary, Ministry ofÂ Panchayati RajÂ has been appointed as Member Secretary, Tariff Commission,Â Department of Industrial Policy and PromotionÂ in the existing vacancy by temporarily upgrading the post to the level of Secretary.Ashok Kumar Singh,Â Additional SecretaryÂ of Lok Sabha Secretariat, has been named as Secretary,Â National CommissionÂ for Schedule tribes in the vacancy caused due to superannuation of Raghav Chandra, the DoPT added.