The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments of
officers at Joint Secretary / Joint Secretary equivalent level :
(1) Shri Rajeev Singh Thakur, lAS (RJ:1995), as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence from
the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders,
whichever is earlier vice Shri Jiwesh Nandan, lAS (UP:1987);
(2) Shri Ravi Kant, IOFS (1986), Joint Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare as Joint
Secretary, Department of Defence, on lateral shift basis, from the date of assumption of the
charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five years i.e. upto 27.11.2021 or until further orders,
whichever is earlier vice Shri Rajeev Verma, lAS (UT:1992);
(3) Shri Hari Prasad Pudi, IRAS (1994), as Joint Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen
Welfare, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until
further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Ravi Kant, IOFS (1986).
(4) Shri Kumar Vinay Pratap, IES (1992), as Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs,
from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further
orders, whichever is earlier vice Ms. Sharmila Chavaly, IRAS (1985).
(5) Shri Kamran Rizvi, IAS(UP:1991), as Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development,
from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further
orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Rajesh Bhushan, lAS (BH:1987);
(6) Shri Sachin Sinha, lAS (MP:1995), as Joint Secretary, Department of School Education
and Literacy, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or
until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Ajay Tirkey, lAS (MP:1987);
(7) Shri V. Shashank Sekhar, lAS (NL:1996), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, as Joint
Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, on lateral shift basis, from the date
of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five years upto 16.11.2019or until
further orders, whichever is earlier vice Ms. Anita Karwal, lAS (GJ:1988);
(8) Shri Pankaj Rag, lAS (MP:1990), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture as Joint Secretary,
Ministry of Sports, on lateral shift basis, from the date of assumption of the charge of the post,
for a tenure of overall five years upto 17.03.2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice
Shri Rajvir Singh, IA&AS (1991);
(9) Shri Sushil Kumar Sing la, IFoS (HP:1994), as Joint Secretary, Department of Land
Resources from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of combined
seven years upto 11.01.2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Gopal Krishna
Dwivedi, lAS (AP:1993);
(10) Shri Anuj Sharma, IDES(1991), as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs from the date of
assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five years upto 24.09.2018 or until
further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri AR Sule, IDAS (1993).
(11) Shrl Dharma Reddy Alia, IDES (1991) as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs from the
date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five years upto 15.04.2020or
until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri V. Shashank Shekhar, lAS (NL:1996);
(12) Shri Sanjay Kumar Sinha, IFoS (JK:1993), as Joint Secretary, Department of Higher
Education from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five
years upto 23.08.2020 or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Rakesh Ranjan, lAS
(MN: 1992);
(13) Shri Shravan Kumar, IRS(IT:1991), as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture from the date of
assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of combined seven years upto 07.06.2019 or
until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Pankaj Rag, lAS (MP:1990);
(14) Shri Anant Swarup, IRPS (1992), as Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce from the
date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders,
whichever is earlier vice Shri Ali Raza Rizvi, lAS (HP:1988);
(15) Shri Jatindra Nath Swain, lAS (TN:1988), as Managing Director, Solar Energy Corporation
of India (JS level) under the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, on lateral shift basis, from
the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five years upto
04.06.2022 or until further orders, whichever is earlier;
(16) Shri Sanjay Rastogi, IAS(OD:1991), as Development Commissioner (Handlooms) (JS
level), Ministry of Textiles from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of
five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Alok Kumar, lAS (UP:1988);
(17) Shri Sundeep Kumar Nayak, lAS (JK:1988), Managing Director, NCDCI (JS level) under the
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, from the date of assumption of
the charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice
Smt. Vasudha Mishra, lAS (TG:1987);
(18) Shri Anoop Srivastava, IDAS (1989), as Joint Secretary & FA, Department of Space, from
the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five years upto
31.03.2021 or until further orders, whichever is earlier by temporarily downgrading one post of
Additional Secretary & FA under % Space;
(19) Shri Keshav Chandra, lAS (UT:1995), as Joint Secretary (Logistics), Department of
Commerce from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a tenure of overall five
years upto 31.03.2021 or until further orders, whichever is earlier, by temporarify upgrading a
newly created post of Director, Logistics Division, Department of Commerce to Joint Secretary
level;
(20) Shri P. Shakil Ahamed, IAS(AM:1995) as Sr. Executive Director/OSD in Rural
Electrification Corporation Ltd. (REC) under the Ministry of Power for implementation of
‘SAUBHAGYA’ Scheme for a combined seven year tenure upto 24.06.2019 by treating the post
as Non-CSS as a one time measure.