New Delhi: Brij Mohan Mishra (IAS) has been selected for appointment as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) issued on Thursday, he has been selected for the appointment under the Central Staffing Scheme (CSS) for a period of four years from the date of taking over charge of the post or until further orders, whichever event takes place earlier.
Brij Mohan Mishra is a 2008-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the AGMUT cadre. He is a Science Graduate (B.Sc.) in Zoology from Udai Partap College of Purvanchal University Jaunpur. He has also done an MBBS from King George's Medical College (Now King George's Medical University). Prior to joining as District Magistrate (South District) of Delhi, he has held various important positions in Delhi (UT). His previous assignments include Additional Commissioner of Enforcement Department, Secretary of Income Tax Department, Deputy Commissioner and Settlement Officer among others.
Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce is a department under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The department is responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) which provides the basic framework of policy and strategy to be followed for promoting exports and trade. The trade policy is periodically reviewed to incorporate changes necessary to take care of emerging economic scenarios both in the domestic and international economy.
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