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6 joint secretaries who joined govt as lateral entries set to get extension

Such appointments were made in 2019 as part of efforts to reform the civil services

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Their term was extendable for another two years based on performance

Nikunj Ohri New Delhi
Six of the seven lateral-entrant joint secretaries (JS) who joined central government ministries in 2019 are set to get an extension for two more years, an official told Business Standard.

The term is being extended for their exemplary performance, the official said. In 2018, the government invited applications from private sector specialists for 10 joint secretary-rank posts through lateral entry.

In 2019, the government selected nine lateral entrants to work as joint secretaries for three years. Their term was extendable for another two years based on performance. Out of the nine selected in 2019, seven joint secretaries are serving at

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First Published: Aug 25 2022 | 6:05 AM IST

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