Shri Rajiv Gauba IAS (Jharkhand 1982) presently Home Secretary has been appointed as the new Cabinet Secretary by the The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) . The decision on appointment of Shri Rajiv Gauba as Cabinet Secretary with a tenure of two years from 30.08.2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier was approved by the ACC.
Shri Rajiv Gauba would be OSD in the Cabinet Secretariat from the date of his assumption of charge till he takes over as Cabinet Secretary.
Shri Gauba had served as Secretary in the Urban Development Ministry before being appointed in the sensitive post. Earlier, he had worked in the Home Ministry as additional secretary, looking after crucial left wing extremism division, among many other responsibilities. Shri Gauba has wide-ranging experience in senior positions at policy making & programme implementation in both central and state governments and in international organisations.
Shri Gauba, born in Punjab in 1958, Gauba had graduated in Physics from Patna University. He had served in Jharkhand as the Chief Secretary for 15 months before joining the central government last year. Gauba has also served in the central government’s ministries of home, defence, finance and environment and forests in different positions.He represented India on the board of International Monetary Fund for four years. As the Union home secretary, he has handled issues like internal security, militancy in Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast, Maoist problems in the central and east India besides other issues.
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