Senior IAS officers Amit Khare and Anup Wadhawan have been appointed as secretaries in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and the Commerce Ministry respectively as part of a major bureaucratic reshuffle effected today by the Centre.
Atanu Chakraborty, a 1985-batch IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre, will be Secretary, the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management. He is at present Director General of Hydrocarbons.
Khare, a 1985-batch IAS officer, is at present serving in his cadre state Jharkhand. He will take over the charge from incumbent N K Sinha who superannuates on May 31.
The officer will take over as Secretary, the Commerce Ministry, on superannuation of Rita Teotia, on July 31, the order said.
Kutty has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, it said.
Swarup superannuates on June 30.
Binoy Kumar has been named the Steel Secretary. He will take over the charge from Aruna Sharma who completes her term on August 31. Kumar has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty in the Ministry of Steel.
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