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An IAS officer, who was appointed as Private Secretary to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu five months ago, was today shifted to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
Ashish Madhaorao More, belonging to Union Territories cadre, was put on 'compulsory wait' by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, hours later, he was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the DoPT.
The ACC has approved Railways Ministry's proposal for curtailment of More's tenure and placing him on compulsory wait, an official order said.
Later, More was appointed Deputy Secretary in the DoPT for four years.
More, a 2005 batch IAS officer, was on July 1, appointed as PS to Prabhu for a period of five years or on co-terminus basis with the Minister's tenure.