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Babus rejig at Centre: Fodder scam whistleblower named I&B secy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Senior bureaucrat Amit Khare, who blew the lid off the infamous in Bihar, was today appointed of the as part of a major reshuffle involving 24 top IAS officers.

and former M M Kutty have been named new Commerce and Petroleum secretaries respectively. has been appointed Secretary, the and Literacy, an order issued by the said.

Khare, a 1985-batch IAS officer, is at present serving in his cadre state

He had in June 1996 reportedly exposed multi-crore fodder scam, involving the then of Bihar, Lalu Prasad, when he was working as the of (now in Jharkhand).

Khare will take over the charge from incumbent N K Sinha who superannuates on May 31.

Wadhawan, the in the Department of Commerce, has been appointed as on Special Duty in the same department.

The will take over as the Secretary of the on the superannuation of Rita Teotia, on July 31, the order said.

M M Kutty, at present the in the Department of Economic Affairs, will take charge of the from K D Tripathi after his retirement on June 30, 2018.

Kutty, who had been to the then of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, before becoming the chief secretary, has been appointed as on Special Duty in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, it said.

will succeed as Secretary, the & Literacy. She is at present in the same department. Swarup superannuates on June 30.

Atanu Chakraborty, a 1985-batch of the cadre, will be Secretary, the He is at of Hydrocarbons.

has been named the new Secretary. He will take over the charge from who completes her term on August 31. Kumar has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty in the Ministry of

Kumar will continue to hold additional charge of the post of Special Secretary, Logistics, the until July 31.

Nilam Sahwney, Secretary, the Central Vigilance Commission, has been appointed Secretary, the

will be new Secretary in the She will take over the charge from J P Meena, who superannuates on August 31.

Subramanyam, who is the Special Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles, will take over as the Officer on Special Duty in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, the order said.

will be Secretary, He is working in his cadre state Khandekar will take the charge from Leena Nair, who retires next month-end.

Sailesh, the of India, will be Secretary, the Department of Official Language. He will continue to hold additional charge of the post of of India, it said.

has been named Secretary, the He is in the same ministry.

The Centre has also temporarily upgraded the post held by 14 IAS officers in this latest reshuffle.

cadre G C has been appointed Special Secretary in He is in the same department.

Rabindra Panwar, & Financial Adviser, the Ministry of Home Affairs, will be in the same ministry.

Saraswati Prasad, Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, the Ministry of has been appointed Special Secretary &

will be in the He is in the same ministry.

N Baijendra Kumar, the CMD of the National Mineral Development Corporation, has got the rank and pay of Secretary, the personnel minsitry said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 20:15 IST
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