Union Dwelling Secretary Rajiv Gauba. File
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Ajay Kumar appointed as Secretary Defence; Subhash Chandra is Secretary, Defence Production and Brij Kumar Agarwal is Secretary, Lokpal

The Modi authorities on Wednesday appointed outgoing Dwelling Secretary Rajiv Gauba as Cupboard Secretary for two years. His tenure will more than most likely be effective from August 30, 2019, as per the official uncover.

The uncover issued by the Department of Personnel and Practising has stated that the Appointments Committee of the Cupboard had also well-liked his appointment as Officer on Particular Responsibility in the Cupboard Secretariat with instantaneous cessation till he takes over as Cupboard Secretary from August 30.

A 1982 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, Mr. Gauba will change P.Good ample. Sinha, who used to be appointed Cupboard Secretary in 2015 who continues since then, getting several extensions beyond his two-year tenure.

“Mr. Gauba is a depended on officer of the authorities,” a top official stated, adding his selection to the country’s top bureaucratic topic used to be on expected traces.

Defence Secretary

In yet every other top appointment, Ajay Kumar, Secretary, Defence Production, has been shifted as Secretary, Defence, but without two years’ tenure.

It looks the authorities has performed away with the 2-year tenure for the Defence Secretary submit. Alongside with the posts of Cupboard Secretary, Dwelling Secretary, External Affairs Secretary, the Defence Secretary submit used to be also a two-year tenure one.

Mr. Kumar is a 1985 batch IAS officer belonging to Kerala cadre and can change Sanjay Mitra, who used to be Defence Secretary for extra than two years and on completion of his two-year tenure in June this year, he used to be given three months’ extension.

In Defence Production, Mr. Kumar has been replaced with Subhash Chandra, a 1986 batch Karnataka cadre IAS officer.

Yet every other 1985 batch IAS officer Brij Kumar Agarwal has been appointed Secretary, Lokpal. He’s from Himachal Pradesh cadre.