Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam is among 26 IAS officers empanelled in the rank of secretary in the Central government.
The appointments committee of the Union Cabinet approved the empanelment of 26 officers of IAS as a secretary while 15 others were given rank equivalent to secretary, an official order said on Wednesday.
Team Narendra Modi’s key person during the abrogation of Article 370 for Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam has been empanelled as a secretary to the Centre.
As many as 32 IAS officers including Anil Malik, currently posted as joint secretary (foreigners) in the Ministry of Home Affairs, were empanelled for holding Additional Secretary-level posts at the Central government, news agency reported.
The officers empanelled in the rank of secretary include Mallampalli Srinivas Rao, a 1987-batch IAS officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre currently CEO in the ministry of electronics and information technology.
Vijay Kumar Dev, the Delhi Chief Secretary; Barun Mitra, additional secretary in Ministry of Defence; Debasish Panda, additional secretary in Ministry of Finance; Vini Mahajan, addition chief secretary, Punjab; and Ajay Seth, MD, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation are also in the list.
Others empanelled in the rank of secretary in the Central government include: Usha Sharma, Amir Subhani, Rajesh Bhushan, Lalnunmawia Chuaungo, Raj Kumar, Tarun Kapoor, Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, Nagendra Nath Sinha, Pradip Kumar Tripathi and V P Joy.
Some other names in the list of secretaries are: Manoj Jhalani, Pankaj Kumar, Rajesh Verma, Tuhin Kanta Pandey, Praveen Kumar, T V Somanathan, Sushil Kumar, Leena Nandan and Renuka Kumar.
Source By NDTV