PSU Watch logo

| EV owners can now charge vehicles using existing electricity connections |   | ICRA suggests long-term finance at low rates for power, renewables in Budget |   | GAIL’s Director (Marketing) ES Ranganathan arrested by CBI in corruption case |   | CAIT urges Centre to exempt GST registration for e-commerce sales |   | Indian Oil to invest Rs 7,000 cr in city gas distribution projects |  

Vivek Kumar is PS to PM, Bharat Lal Addl. Secretary in Jal Shakti

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Vivek Kumar as private secretary to the PM and Bharat Lal has been shifted to the Jal Shakti Ministry as the Additional Secretary

Vivek Kumar is PS to PM, Bharat Lal Addl. Secretary in Jal Shakti
Vivek Kumar is PS to PM, Bharat Lal Addl. Secretary in Jal Shakti

New Delhi: 2004 IFS batch officer Vivek Kumar has been appointed Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Kumar was earlier serving as Director in the Prime Minister’s Office as Private Secretary to the PM. Vivek's appointment will come into effect from the day of the assumption of charge and his tenure will be on the co-terminus basis or under further orders, whichever is earlier, the official order said.

ALSO READ: Amita Prasad appointed Chairperson of Inland Waterways 

There was another reshuffle in the President house secretariat. Bharat Lal, who was previously serving as Additional Secretary to the President, will now serve as the Additional Secretary in the Jal Shakti Ministry in the department of Drinking Water & Sanitation. Lal is a 1988-batch Indian Forest Service officer of the Gujarat cadre.

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