PSU Watch logo

| Cancel bids for hydrocarbon extraction in Cauvery Basin, Stalin urges PM Modi |   | LIC looks to raise up to Rs 25,000 crore from anchor investors |   | NTPC invites EoI for Hydrogen Fuel Cell based pilot projects |   | Oil Minister defends high fuel prices citing govt spending on welfare schemes |  

D Senthil Pandiyan (IAS) appointed as Joint Secretary in Ayush Ministry

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of D Senthil Pandiyan (IAS) as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Ayush

D Senthil Pandiyan (IAS) appointed as Joint Secretary in Ayush Ministry (File Photo)
D Senthil Pandiyan (IAS) appointed as Joint Secretary in Ayush Ministry (File Photo)
  • D Senthil Pandiyan (IAS) has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Ayush

  • Pandiyan, a 2002-batch IAS officer of Uttarakhand cadre, will replace Roshan Jaggi (IFoS)

New Delhi: D Senthil Pandiyan (IAS) has been appointed as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Ayush. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved his appointment on May 14. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Pandiyan has been appointed to the post for a tenure of five years with effect from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. With this assignment, Pandiyan will replace Roshan Jaggi (IFoS). Pandiyan is a 2002-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Uttarakhand cadre.

ALSO READ: 

1. Govt appoints Reenat Sandhu (IFS) as Secretary (West) in Ministry of External Affairs

2. Ex-IPS officer Amitabh Thakur challenges Centre's compulsory retirement order in CAT

Ministry of Ayush 

The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, Sowa-Rigpa and Homoeopathy (abbreviated as AYUSH) is purposed with developing education, research and propagation of indigenous alternative medicine systems in India. As per a recent notification published in the Gazette of India on April 13, 2021, the  Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy), will now be known as the Ministry of Ayush. The Ministry of Ayush includes the seven traditional systems of healthcare.

(PSU Watch- India's Business News centre that places the spotlight on PSUs, Bureaucracy, Defence and Public Policy is now on Telegram & Twitter as well. Join PSU Watch Channel in your Telegram and follow us on Twitter to stay updated)