Govt promotes 36 Bureaucrats As Additional Secretary across 27 Ministries

In a big Indian Bureaucracy news, 36 IAS officers were promoted to Additional Secretary position across 27 different ministries. The most prominent being creation of new post for the role of Mission Director, National Water Mission, appointment of full  time CMD of FCI, new DDA Vice Chairman and new Member Secretary in National Commission for Women.

We have listed the Bureaucrats with their current portfolios under each of the Ministries for a quick referral.

Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

  1. Nikhilesh Jha, IAS, MN:1984 cadre, has been appointed as the first Mission Director of National Water Mission.

Ministry of Women and Child Development

  1. Ms. Preeti Madan, IES 1981, is the new Member Secretary in National Commission for Women. She replaces Ms. Nandita Chaterjee, IAS of WB:1980 cadre.

Ministry of Home Affairs

  1. Shri Sailesh, IAS (AM:1985), as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.
  2. Shri C. Chandramouli, IAS (TN:1985), as Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India (Additional Secretary level) under the Ministry of Home Affairs by upgrading the post to the level of Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Defence

  1. Shri J. Rama Krishna Rao, IAS (BH:1985) replaces Shri Anup Chandra Pandey, IAS (UP:1984) as Additional Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare.
  2. Ms Surina Rajan, IAS (HY:1985) ,replaces Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta, IAS (TN:1981) as Additional Secretary, Department of Defence Production.

Ministry of Power

  1. Shri Bhagwati Prasad Pandey, IAS (UK:1983), replaces Shri Rajiv Nayan Choubey, IAS (TN:1981) as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power
  2. Shri Badri Narain Sharma, IAS (RJ:1985), replaces Shri Devendra Chaudhary, IAS (UP:1981), as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

  1. Shri Kumar Sanjay Krishna, IAS (AM:1985), replaces Dr. Subash Chandra Khuntia, IAS (KN:1981) as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  2. Shri Upendra Prasad Singh, IAS (OR:1985), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Finance

  1. Shri Girish Chandra Murmu, IAS (GJ:1985), as Additional Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.
  2. Shri Anup Wadhawan, IAS (UK:1985), as Additional Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

  1. Shri Madhukar Gupta, IAS (RJ:1985), as Additional Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

  1. Shri Yogendra Tripathy, IAS (KN:1985), as Chairman and Managing Director, Food Corporation of India under the Department of Food and Public Distribution
  2. Alka Panda, IAS (OR:1983), replaces Shri M.J. Joseph, ICAS (1979) as Director General, Bureau of Indian Standards under the Department of Consumer Affairs.

Election Commission of India

  1. Shri Sudhir Tripathi, IAS (JH:1985), as Deputy Election Commissioner (Additional Secretary level), Election Commission of India by upgrading the post to the level of Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Agriculture

  1. Shri Sunil Kumar Singh, IAS (BH:1983), replaces Shri Pradeep Kumar Pujari, IAS (GJ:1981), as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Department of Agricultural Research and Education

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

  1. M.M. Kutty, IAS (UT:1985), replaces Shri Shashi Shekhar, IAS (TN:1981) as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  2. Shri P.K. Dash, IRS (IT) (1982), replaces Shri S.S. Mohanty, IDAS (1979) as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Shri Sanjeev Ranjan, IAS (TR:1985), replaces Ms. Tuk Tuk Kumar, IAS (WB:1981) consequent to her superannuation on 31.08.2015 as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

  1. Shri J. K. Dadoo, IAS (UT:1983), replaces Shri Bhagwati Prasad Pandey, IAS (UK:1983) as Additional Secretary and Financial Advisor, Department of Commerce
  2. Shri Arvind Mehta, IAS (HP:1984), as Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Urban Development

  1. Shri Arun Goel, IAS (PB:1985), replaces Shri Balvender Kumar, IAS (UP:1981) as Vice Chairman, Delhi Development Authority under the Ministry of Urban Development
  2. Shri Sameer Sharma, IAS (AP:1985) as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Human Resources Development

  1. Shri R. Subrahmanyam, IAS (AP:1985) replaces Shri Amarjeet Sinha, IAS (BH:1984) as Additional Secretary, Department of Higher Education.

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

  1. Shri Arun Kumar, IAS (AM:1983), replaces Shri Anoop Kumar Srivastava, IAS (AM:1981) as Additional Secretary, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment.

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

  1. Usha Sharma, IAS (RJ:1985), replaces Shri Arun Jha, IAS (BH:1981) as Additional Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances

Ministry of Labour and Employment

  1. Shri Deepak Kumar, IAS (BH:1984), replaces Shri Anil Kumar Agarwal, IAS (WB:1981) as Director General, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation.
  2. Shri Heera Lal Samariya, IAS (TG:1985), replaces Shri Deepak Kumar, IAS (BH:1984) as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment

Ministry of Textiles

  1. Pushpa Subrahmanyam, IAS (TG:1985), replaces Shri Samir Kumar Biswas, IAS (MH:1990) as Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) by upgrading the post to the level of Additional Secretary.
  2. Kiran Soni Gupta, IAS (RJ:1985), as Textile Commissioner (Additional Secretary level) under the Ministry of Textiles by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary..

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

  1. Shri Ajay Kumar, IAS (KL:1985), as Additional Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary for a period of two years or till further orders.

Department of Atomic Energy

  1. Kavita Gupta, IAS (MH:1985), to replace Dr. C.B. Venkataramana, IAS (TG:1982) with effect from the date incumbent vacates the post, as Additional Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy.

Ministry of Minority Affairs

  1. Shri Ajoy Kumar, IAS (BH:1984), as Additional Secretary, National Commission for Minorities under the Ministry of Minority Affairs by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

  1. Shri Surendra Nath Tripathi, IAS (OR:1985), as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  1. Shri Krishan Ballabh Agarwal, IAS (JK:1985), as Additional Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare by upgrading the post of Joint Secretary as Additional Secretary.

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