Finance PM Modi names new secretaries in major shakeup of bureacracy; Atanu Chakraborty is new Economic Affairs Secretary Updated : July 25, 2019 09:13 AM IST Power Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla was appointed OSD in the Home Ministry and he will take over as the new Union Home Secretary succeeding Rajiv Gauba when he retires on August 31. Anshu Prakash has been appointed as the new Telecom Secretary and will take charge from August 1. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.