Babus re­jig at Cen­tre, Bhushan is deputy EC

◗ The fam­ily has filed FIR to bring back its 18- year old daugh­ter who con­verted to Is­lam and mar­ried a Kash­miri boy in De­cem­ber last year

The Asian Age - - Nation -

New Delhi, March 30: Se­nior bu­reau­crat Chan­dra Bhushan Kumar has been ap­pointed as the deputy elec­tion com­mis­sioner as part of a ma­jor bu­reau­cratic reshuf­fle with im­me­di­ate ef­fect by the gov­ern­ment.

A to­tal of 13 of­fi­cers have been ap­pointed as joint sec­re­taries in dif­fer­ent cen­tral gov­ern­ment de­part­ments.

Bhushan, a 1995 batch IAS of­fi­cer of union ter­ri­to­ries cadre, has been ap­pointed to the post for five years, an or­der is­sued by the Depart­ment of Per­son­nel and Train­ing ( DoPT) said. S K Shahi and Kr­ishna Ba­hadur Singh have been ap­pointed as joint sec­re­taries in home min­istry. Shahi is a Cen­tral Sec­re­tar­iat Ser­vice ( CSS) of­fi­cer and Singh be­longs to In­dian For­est Ser­vice ( IFoS).

IAS of­fi­cer Vi­neet Joshi has been made di­rec­tor gen­eral of the Na­tional Test­ing Agency un­der the depart­ment of higher ed­u­ca­tion, the or­der said.

Anurag Agar­wal, at present work­ing as joint sec­re­tary in the depart­ment of eco­nomic af­fairs, has been moved to the min­istry of cor­po­rate af­fairs in the same ca­pac­ity, it said.

Ritvik Ran­janam Pandey will be joint sec­re­tary in the depart­ment of rev­enue and Ravi Kota has been named joint sec­re­tary of the fif­teenth Fi­nance Com­mis­sion.

IAS of­fi­cer B Kishore, presently work­ing as joint sec­re­tary, depart­ment of an­i­mal hus­bandry, dairy­ing and fish­eries, will be joint sec­re­tary in t he depart­ment of agri­cul­ture, co­op­er­a­tion and farm­ers wel­fare, the or­der said.

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