The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the following
appointments:
i. Shri Talleen Kumar, lAS (WB:87), Chief Executive Officer, Government eMarketplace Special Purpose Vehicle, Ministry of Commerce and Industry as Member Finance, Space Commission in the rank and pay of Secretary to the Government of India. The officer would also hold additional charge of Member Finance, Earth Commission and Atomic Energy Commission (with Headquarters at New Delhi).

ii. Shri Chandrashekhar Mohapatra, IES (86), Additional Secretary,
Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance as Additional
Secretary, GST Council Secretariat, Department of Revenue.

iii. Shri Rohit Kumar Singh, lAS (RJ:89), presently in the cadre, as Additional
Secretary, Ministry of Culture.

iv. Shri Mukhmeet Singh Bhatia, lAS (JH:90), Additional Secretary,
Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance as Director General,
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, Ministry of Labour and
Employment in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

v. Shri Saurabh Garg, lAS (OR:91), presently in the cadre, as Chief Executive
Officer, Unique Identification Authority of India, in the rank and pay of
Additional Secretary.

vi. Ms. Rachna Shah, lAS (KL:91), Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat as
Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce &
Industry.

vii. Shri Alkesh Kumar Sharma, lAS (KL:90), presently in the cadre, as
Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat vice Ms. Rachna Shah, lAS
(KL:91) upon her appointment as Additional Secretary, Department of
Commerce.

viii. Shri Shashi Ranjan Kumar, lAS (TR:92), presently in the cadre, as
Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser, Ministry of Textiles.

ix. Ms. Deepti Umashankar, lAS (HY:93), presently in the cadre, as Additional
Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training by temporarily upgrading a
vacant post of Joint Secretary in the Department.

x. Ms. Sukriti Likhi, lAS (HY:93), Additional Secretary, Department of Heavy
Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises as Additional
Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Steel.

xi. Shri Sanjeev Kumar, lAS (MH:93), presently in the cadre, as Chairman,
Airports Authority of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation in the rank and pay
of Additional Secretary.

xii. Shri Prashant Kumar Singh, lAS (MN:93), presently in the cadre, as Chief
Executive Officer, Government c-Marketplace Special Purpose Vehicle,
Ministry of Commerce and Industry in the rank and pay of Additional
Secretary vice Shri Talleen Kumar, lAS (WB:87) upon his appointment as
Member Finance, Space Commission.

xiii. Shri Surendra Kumar Bagde, lAS (MH:93), presently in the cadre, as
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

xiv. Ms. Richa Sharma, lAS (CG:94), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment,
Forest & Climate Change as Additional Secretary, Ministry of
Environment, Forest & Climate Change.

xv. Shri Vivek Aggarwal, lAS (MP:94), Joint Secretary, Department of
Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare as Additional Secretary,
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare.

xvi. Shri Santosh Kumar Sarangi, lAS (OR:94), presently in the cadre, as
Additional Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy,
Ministry of Education. The officer will also hold the additional charge of the
post of Chairman, National Council for Teacher Education.

xvii. Ms. Nidhi Chhibber, lAS (CG:94), Joint Secretary, Department of Defence,
Ministry of Defence as Additional Secretary, Department of Heavy
Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises vice Ms.
Sukriti Likhi, lAS (HY:93) upon her appointment as Additional Secretary &
Financial Adviser, Ministry of Steel.

xviii. Shri Sanjay Lohiya, lAS (AM:94), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines as
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Mines.

xix. Ms. Leena John, lAS (UP:94), Joint Secretary, Department of Rural
Development, Ministry of Rural Development, as Additional Secretary and
Financial Adviser, Ministry of Rural Development.

xx. Shri Partha Sarthi Sensharma, lAS (UP:94), Joint Secretary, Department of
Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers as Additional Secretary,
Ministry of Culture by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint
Secretary in the Ministry.

xxi. Shri Atish Chandra, lAS (BH:94), Joint Secretary, Department of
Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture &
Farmers Welfare as Chairman & Managing Director, Food Corporation of
India in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

xxii. Shri Amar Nath, lAS (UT:94), Joint Secretary, Ministry Petroleum &
Natural Gas as Additional Secretary, Ministry Petroleum & Natural Gas.

2. The ACC has also approved in-situ upgradation of the following officers to the
level of Additional Secretary, as a measure personal to the officer, by temporarily
upgrading the posts held by them:

Shri Prasanta Kumar Swain, IPoS:87, Joint Secretary, Department of
Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and
Farmers Welfare as Additional Secretary, Department of Agriculture,
Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers
Welfare.

Shri Sundeep Kumar Nayak, lAS (JK:88), Managing Director, National
Cooperative Development Corporation, Department of Agriculture,
Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
as Managing Director, National Cooperative Development Corporation,
Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of
Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

iii. Shri Anil Kumar Agarwal, IPS (UP:88), Joint Secretary, Department for
Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
as Additional Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and
Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

iv. Shri Ram K Khandelwal, lAS (BH:89), Joint Secretary, National Human
Rights Commission, Department of Home, Ministry of Home Affairs as
Additional Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Department of
Home, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet & Establishment Officer

v. Shri Alok Saxena, IPoS:89, Joint Secretary, Department of Health and
Family Welfare, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as Additional
Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Health
and Family Welfare.

vi. Shri Rajinder Kumar Kashyap, IPoS:89, Joint Secretary, Department of
Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice as Additional Secretary, Department of
Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice.

vii. Ms. Vandita Kaul, IPoS:89, Joint Secretary, Department of Financial
Services, Ministry of Finance as Additional Secretary, Department of
Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.

viii. Ms. Ruchika Chaudhry, IRS (IT:90), Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel as
Additional Secretary, Ministry of Steel.

ix. Shri Sanjay Prasad, IRS (IT:90), Joint Secretary, Department of
Expenditure, Ministry of Finance as Additional Secretary, Department of
Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.

x. Shri Sandip Pradhan, IRS (IT:90), Director General, Sports Authority of
India, Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports as Director
General, Sports Authority of India, Department of Sports, Ministry of
Youth Affairs and Sports in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

xi. Shri Praveen Vashista, IPS (BH:91), Joint Secretary, Department of Home,
Ministry of Home Affairs as Additional Secretary, Department of Home,
Ministry of Home Affairs.

xii. Shri Suchindra Misra, IDAS:92, Joint Secretary, Department of Financial
Services, Ministry of Finance as Additional Secretary, Department of
Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.

xiii. Ms. Anuradha Thakur, lAS (HP:94), Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat as
Additional Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.

xiv. Shri Rajesh Agarwal, lAS (MN:94), Executive Director, India Trade
Promotion Organization, Ministry of Commerce and Industry as Executive
Director, India Trade Promotion Organization, Ministry of Commerce and
Industry in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.

xv. Shri Arvind Shrivastava, lAS (KN:94), Joint Secretary, Prime Minister’s
Office as Additional Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office.

xvi. Ms. P. Amudha, lAS (TN:94), Joint Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office as
Additional Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office.

xvii. Ms. Vennecaganti Radha, lAS (MH:94), Joint Secretary, Department for
Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
as Additional Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and
Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

xviii. Shri Vikas Sheel, lAS (CG:94), Joint Secretary, Department of Health &
Family Welfare, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare as Additional
Secretary, Department of Health & Family Welfare, Ministry of Health &
Family Welfare.

xix. Shri Piyush Goyal, lAS (NL:94), Joint Secretary, Department of Home,
Ministry of Home Affairs as Additional Secretary,  of Home,
Ministry of Home Affairs.

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