Sanjeev Kumar (IAS) appointed chairman AAI, major reshuffle in top bureaucracy

New Delhi: In a major senior-level reshuffle in top bureaucracy at the centre, the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointments of as many as 41 bureaucrats on Thursday. Here is the full list:

1. Talleen Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Member (Finance) in the Space Commission at Secretary Level. Kumar is a 1987-batch IAS officer of West Bengal cadre. He is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Government e-Marketplace, a Special Purpose Vehicle under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. He will also hold additional charge of Member (Finance) Earth Commission and Atomic Energy Commission.

2. Chandrashekhar Mohapatra (IES) has been appointed as Additional Secretary of GST Council Secretariat under the Department of Revenue. Mohapatra is an Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer of the 1986-batch. He is currently posted as an Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance.

3. Rohit Kumar Singh (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Culture. Singh is a 1989-batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre. He is currently posted in his home cadre.

4. Mukhmeet Singh Bhatia (IAS) has been appointed as Director-General of Employees' State Insurance Corporation under the Ministry of Labour and Employment at the rank Additional Secretary. Bhatia is a 1990-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre. He is currently posted as an Additional Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance.

5. Saurabh Garg (IAS) has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) at the rank of Additional Secretary. Garg is a 1991-batch IAS officer of Odisha cadre. He is currently posted in his home cadre as Principal Secretary to the government of Odisha.

6. Rachna Shah (IAS) has been appointed as an Additional Secretary in the Department of Commerce under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Shah is a 1991-bath IAS officer of Kerala cadre. She is currently posted as Additional Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat.

7. Alkesh Kumar Sharma (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat. Sharma is a 1990-batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre. Currently, he is serving as the Managing Director of Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, Additional Chief Secretary (Special Projects – Infrastructure) to the government of Kerala and Additional Chief Secretary of Industries (KBIC) in the government of Kerala. With his new assignment, he will replace Rachna Shah (IAS), who has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Commerce.

8. Shashi Ranjan Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Textiles. Ranjan is a 1992-batch IAS officer of the Tripura cadre. He is currently posted in his home cadre.

9. Deepti Umashankar (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary in the Department. Deepti is a 1993-batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre. She is currently posted as Commissioner of Ambala Division.

10. Sukriti Likhi (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Steel. Likhi is a 1993-batch IAS officer of the Haryana cadre. She is currently posted as Additional Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industry under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

11. Sanjeev Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) under the Ministry of Civil Aviation. Kumar is a 1993-batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre. He is currently posted in his home cadre.

12. Prashant Kumar Singh (lAS) has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Government e-Marketplace, a Special Purpose Vehicle under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry at the rank of Additional Secretary. Singh is a 1993-batch IAS officer of Manipur cadre. He is currently posted in his home cadre. With his new assignment, Singh will replace Talleen Kumar (IAS) has been appointed as Member (Finance) in the Space Commission.

13. Surendra Kumar Bagde (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Bagde is a 1993-batch IAS officer of Maharastra cadre. He is currently posted in his home cadre.

14. Richa Sharma (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. Sharma is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre. She is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change.

15. Vivek Aggarwal (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare. Aggarwal is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare.

16. Santosh Kumar Sarangi (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of School Education & Literacy under the Ministry of Education. Sarangi is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Odisha cadre. He is currently serving in his home cadre. He will also hold the additional charge of the post of Chairman of National Council for Teacher Education.

17. Nidhi Chhibber (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Heavy Industry under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. Nidhi is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre. She is presently serving as Joint Secretary in the Department of Defence under the Ministry of Defence. With her new assignment, Nidhi will replace Sukriti Likhi (IAS), who has been appointed as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Steel.

18. Sanjay Lohiya (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Mines. Lohiya is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Assam cadre. He is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Mines.

19. Leena Johri (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Rural Development under the Ministry of Rural Development. Johri is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. She is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Department of Rural Development under the Ministry of Rural Development.

20. Partha Sarthi Sensharma (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Culture by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary in the Ministry. Sensharma is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre. He is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Department of Fertilizers under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers.

21. Atish Chandra (IAS) has been appointed as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Food Corporation of India (FCI) at the rank of Additional Secretary. Chandra is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.

22. Amar Nath (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. Nath is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Uttarakhand cadre. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

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Also, the ACC has approved in-situ up-gradation of the following officers to the level of Additional Secretary, as a measure personal to the officer, by temporarily upgrading the posts held by them:

23. Prasanta Kumar Swain (IPoS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. Swain is an Indian Postal Service (IPoS) service officer of 1987-batch. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

24. Sundeep Kumar Nayak (IAS) has been appointed as Managing Director of National Cooperative Development Corporation, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare at the rank of Additional Secretary. Nayak is a 1988-batch IAS officer of Jammu & Kashmir. Currently, he is posted as Managing Director in the same organisation.

25. Anil Kumar Agarwal (IPS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Agarwal is a 1988-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

26. Ram K Khandelwal (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the National Human Rights Commission, Department of Home under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Khandelwal is a 1989-batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the National Human Rights Commission, Department of Home under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

27. Alok Saxena (IPoS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Health and Family Welfare under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Saxena is an Indian Postal Service (IPoS) officer of the 1989-batch. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Health and Family Welfare under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

28. Rajinder Kumar Kashyap (IPoS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Justice under the Ministry of Law and Justice. Kashyap is an Indian Postal Service Officer (IPoS) officer of the 1989-batch. He is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Department of Justice under the Ministry of Law and Justice.

29. Vandita Kaul (IPoS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance. Kaul is an Indian Postal Service (IPoS) officer of the 1989-batch. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance.

30. Ruchika Chaudhry (IRS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Steel. Chaudhry is an Indian Revenue Service Officer (IRS) of the 1990-batch. She is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Steel.

31. Sanjay Prasad (IRS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Expenditure under the Ministry of Finance. Prasad is an Indian Revenue Service Officer (IRS) officer of the 1990-batch. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Expenditure under the Ministry of Finance.

32. Sandip Pradhan (IRS) has been appointed as Director-General of Sports Authority of India, Department of Sports under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports at the rank Additional Secretary. Pradhan is an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the 1990-batch. He is currently posted as Director-General of Sports Authority of India, Department of Sports under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

33. Praveen Vashista (IPS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Home under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Vashista is a 1991-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the Bihar cadre. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Home under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

34. Suchindra Misra (IDAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance. Misra is an Indian Defence Account Service (IDAS) officer of the 1992-batch. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance.

35. Anuradha Thakur (lAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat. Thakur is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh. She is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat.

36. Rajesh Agarwal (IAS) has been appointed as Executive Director of India Trade Promotion Organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry at the rank of Additional Secretary. Agarwal is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Manipur cadre. He is currently serving as Executive Director of the India Trade Promotion Organization under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

37. Arvind Shrivastava (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office. Shrivastava is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre. He is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.

38. P Amudha (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office. Amudha is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre. She is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.

39. Vennecaganti Radha (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. Radha is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre. She is currently posted as Joint Secretary in the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

40. Vikas Sheel (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Health & Family Welfare under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Sheel is a 1994-batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre. He is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Department of Health & Family Welfare under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

41. Piyush Goyal (IAS) has been appointed as Additional Secretary in the Department of Home under the Ministry of Home Affairs. Goyal is a 1994-batch IAS officer of Nagaland cadre. He is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Department of Home under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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