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Gopalakrishnan G (IRAS) appointed as Deputy Secretary in Steel Ministry

Gopalakrishnan G (IRAS) who was recommended for Central deputation by the Ministry of Railways, has been selected for appointment as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Steel

Gopalakrishnan G (IRAS) set to be Deputy Secretary in Steel Ministry
  • Gopalakrishnan G (IRAS) has been appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Steel

  • He is currently posted as Deputy Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer in the Ministry of Railways

New Delhi: Gopalakrishnan G (IRAS) who was recommended for Central deputation by the Ministry of Railways, has been selected for appointment as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Steel. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), he has been selected for the appointment under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of four years from the date of taking over charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier. "He may kindly be relieved of his duties immediately with instructions to take up his new assignment in the Ministry of Steel," the order noted.

Gopalakrishnan is an Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) officer of the 2010-batch. He is currently posted as Deputy Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer in the Ministry of Railways. He is an Engineering Graduate (Manufacturing Engineering) from the College of Engineering, Guindy. He has also done a postgraduate programme in Public Policy and Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.

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Ministry of Steel

The Ministry of Steel is an executive branch agency of the government that is responsible for formulating all policies regarding steel production, distribution and pricing in India. Currently, the ministry is headed by a union minister, Dharmendra Pradhan and is assisted by a Minister of State, Faggan Singh Kulaste.

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