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    TK Pandey appointed DIPAM secretary; Pankaj Kumar named UIDAI CEO; SN Sahai to be power secretary

    TK Pandey appointed DIPAM secretary; Pankaj Kumar named UIDAI CEO; SN Sahai to be power secretary

    TK Pandey appointed DIPAM secretary; Pankaj Kumar named UIDAI CEO; SN Sahai to be power secretary
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    In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government has appointed Tuhin Kanta Pandey as the new secretary at the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM). The current DIPAM Secretary AK Khachi has been repatriated to his parent cadre on personal grounds with immediate effect.

    In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government has appointed Tuhin Kanta Pandey as the new secretary at the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM). The current DIPAM Secretary AK Khachi has been repatriated to his parent cadre on personal grounds with immediate effect.
    Pankaj Kumar, currently Additional Secretary at Ministry of Electronics and
    Information Technology, is appointed as the new CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
    Sanjeev Nandan Sahai, Special Secretary at Ministry of Power, is appointed as the Secretary at Ministry of Power. He will take charge as Subhash Chandra Garg, the present secretary, retires on October 31.
    Pramod Kumar Das, Special Secretary at Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, will take charge as Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs.
    Here are the new appointments approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC):
    (i) Braj Raj Sharma, IAS,
    Secretary, Department of Border Management, Ministry Of Home Affairs as Chairman, Staff Selection Commission in the rank and pay of Secretary by temporarily upgrading the post and keeping the Recruitment Rules of the post in abeyance.
    (ii) Sanjeev Gupta, IAS, Special Secretary, Inter State Council Secretariat, Ministry of Home Affairs as Secretary, Inter State Council Secretariat, Ministry of Home Affairs.
    (iii) Sailesh, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs as Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
    (iv) Alok Tandon, IAS, presently in the Cadre, as Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances. The officer will hold the additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Pensions and Pensioners Welfare.
    (v) Sanjeev Nandan Sahai, IAS, Special Secretary, Ministry of Power as Secretary, Ministry of Power vice Subhash Chandra Garg, IAS upon his retirement on 31.10.2019.
    (vi) Pramod K,umar Das, IAS, Special Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance as Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs vice Sailesh, IAS on his appointment as Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises.
    (vii) Nagendra Nath Sinha, IAS, Chairman, National Highways Authority of India, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways as Secretary, Department of Border Management, Ministry of Home Affairs vice Braj Raj Sharma, IAS on his appointment as Chairman, Staff Selection Commission.
    (viii) Tuhin Kanta Pandey, IAS, presently in the Cadre, as Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, Ministry of Finance vice Anil Kumar Khachi, IAS on his repatriation to his parent cadre on personal grounds with immediate effect.
    (ix) Pankaj Kumar, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology as CEO, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) in the rank and pay of Secretary by temporarily upgrading the post.
    (x) Rajesh Bhushan, IAS, Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat as Secretary (Coordination), Cabinet Secretariat.
     The ACC has also approved in-situ upgradation of the following officers of 1987 batch to the level of Special Secretary in the rank and pay of Secretary to the Government of India, as a measure personal to them, by temporarily upgrading the posts held by them:
    (i) Arun Singhal, IAS, Additional Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare as Special Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare.
    (ii) VP Joy, IAS, Director General of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas as Director General of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in the rank and pay of Secretary.
    (Hi) Sunil Kumar, IAS, Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry as Special Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
    (iv) Talleen Kumar, IAS, Chief Executive Officer, Government e-Marketplace Special Purpose Vehicle, Ministry of Commerce and Industry as Chief Executive Officer, Government e-Marketplace Special Purpose Vehicle, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in the rank and pay of Secretary.
    (v) Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, IAS, Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti as Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti in the rank and pay of Secretary.
    (vi) Pradip Kumar Tripathi, IAS, Additional Secretary & Establishment Officer, Department of Personnel and Training as Special Secretary & Establishment Officer, Department of Personnel and Training.
    (vii) Raj Kumar, IAS, Director General, Employees' State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour and Employment as Director General, Employees' State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour and Employment in the rank and pay of Secretary.
    (viii) Barun Mitra, IAS, Additional Secretary, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence as Special Secretary, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence.
    (ix) Praveen Kumar, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy as Special Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
    (x) Manoj Jhalani, IAS, Additional Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as Special Secretary, Department of Heatth and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
    (xi) Vasudha Mishra, IAS, Additional Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare as Special Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
    (xii) Leena Nandan, IAS, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways as Special Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
    (xiii) Pravir Krishna, IAS, Managing Director, Tribal Co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd., Ministry of Tribal Affairs as Managing Director, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Ltd., Ministry of Tribal Affairs in the rank and pay of Secretary.
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