New Delhi: Pradip Kumar Tripathi (IAS), will hold the additional charge as Secretary of the Ministry of Steel, as he has been appointed as Secretary in the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT). “The Competent Authority has approved that upon his appointment as Secretary in the Department of Personnel & Training, Pradip Kumar Tripathi (IAS) will also hold the additional charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Steel till the appointment of a regular incumbent or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” an official order issued on Thursday said.
Tripathi is a 1987-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Jammu & Kashmir cadre. Prior to joining as Steel Secretary, he was serving as Special Secretary & Establishment Officer in the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT)
Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) is concerned with the formulation of policy and the watchdog of the Government ensuring that certain accepted standards and norms, as laid down by it, are followed by all ministries and departments in the recruitment, regulation of service conditions and posting transfers and deputation of personnel as well as other related issues. It solely controls the cadres of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Central Secretariat Service (CSS).
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