The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the following
appointments:
(i) Shri Tarun Bajaj, lAS (HY:88), Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs,
Ministry of Finance as Secretary, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.

(ii) Shri Ajay Seth, lAS (KN:87), presently in the cadre, as Secretary, Department
of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance vice Shri Tarun Bajaj, lAS (HY:88) upon his
appointment as Secretary, Department of Revenue.

(iii) Shri Gyanesh Kumar, lAS (KL:88), Additional Secretary, Department of
Home, Ministry of Home Affairs as Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
upon superannuation of Shri R. S. Shukla, lAS (WB:86) on 30.04.2021.

(iv) Shri Ali Raza Rizvi, lAS (HP:88), Special Secretary and Financial Adviser,
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting as Secretary, Department of Public
Enterprises, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises vice Shri Sailesh,
lAS (AM:85) upon his appointment as Member, Public Enterprises Selection Board.

(v) Shri Indevar Pandey, lAS (WB:88), Special Secretary, Ministry of
Development of North Eastern Region as Secretary, Department of Administrative
Reforms and Public Grievances and Department of Pensions and Pensioners
Welfare upon superannuation of Shri Kshatrapati Shivaji, lAS (MH:86) on 31.03.2021.

(vi) Ms. Anjali Bhawra, lAS (PB:88), Special Secretary, Ministry of Corporate
Affairs as Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities,
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment upon superannuation of Ms. Shakuntala
D. Gamlin, lAS (UT:84) on 3 1.03.2021.

(vii) Shri Jatindra Nath Swain, lAS (TN:88), Managing Director, Solar Energy
Corporation of India Ltd., Ministry of New & Renewable Energy as Secretary,
Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying.

(viii) Shri Anil Kumar Jha, lAS (KN:88), Special Secretary, Department of Revenue,
Ministry of Finance as Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

2. The ACC has also approved in-situ upgradation of the following officers to the level
of Special Secretary in the rank and pay of Secretary to the Government of India, as a
measure personal to them, by temporarily upgrading the posts held by them:

(i) Ms. Anuradha Prasad, IDAS (86), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour and
Employment as Special Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment.

(ii) Shri Pramod Kumar Pathak, IFoS (KL:86), Additional Secretary, Ministry of
Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy as Special
Secretary, Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and
Homoeopathy.

(iii) Shri Jivesh Nandan, lAS (UP:87), Additional Secretary, Department of
Defence, Ministry of Defence as Special Secretary, Department of Defence, Ministry
of Defence.

(iv) Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh, lAS (MP:87), Additional Secretary, Department of
Agricultural Research & Education & Secretary, Indian Council of Agricultural
Research as Special Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research & Education
& Secretary, Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

(v) Shri K. Rajeswara Rao, lAS (TR:88), Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog as
Special Secretary, NITI Aayog.

(vi) Shri S. K. Dev Verman, lAS (MN:88), Additional Secretary, Ministry of
Minority Affairs as Special Secretary, Ministry of Minority Affairs.

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