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Centre shifts Railway Minister's PS to DoPT

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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 Modi. However, hours later, he was appointed as Deputy Secretary in the DoPT.

The has approved 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.

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First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 21:22 IST