Ashok Malik is press secy to president

Sanjay Kothari is secy to prez, Gujarat’s Delhi representative will be jt secy

GN Bureau | July 22, 2017


#Ashok Malik   #Ram Nath Kovind   #president   #Bureaucracy   #ACC  
Ashok Malik
Ashok Malik

As Ram Nath Kovind readies to take charge as president, the government is forming his team, naming three officials. 
 
Ashok Malik, former journalist and commentator known for his pro-right views, will serve as the press secretary to the president. Bharat Lal, Gujarat’s resident commissioner in Delhi, will be the joint secretary to the president. Sanjay Kothari, IAS (HY 78) (Retd.), who is currently chairman of the public enterprises selection board (PESB) is named secretary to the president. 
 
The appointment committee of the cabinet (ACC) approved the appointments for an initial period of two years, said an official announcement on Saturday. 
 
Malik is currently distinguished fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. Lal, an Indian Forest Service officer of Gujarat cadre (1988 batch), has been resident commissioner of Gujarat in Delhi for a long time, and considered a trusted aide to Narendra Modi.

Comments

 

Other News

Union Budget: New tax regime made more attractive

Several attractive benefits to provide tax relief to salaried individuals and pensioners opting for the new tax regime were announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2024-25 in Parliament on Tuesday. She proposed to increase the standard deduction for

All you want to know about Union Budget, in one place

SUMMARY OF THE UNION BUDGET 2024-2025 Key points INDIA’S INFLATION CONTINUES TO BE LOW, STABLE AND MOVING TOWARDS THE 4 PER CENT TARGET PM’S PACKAGE OF 5 SCHEMES AND INITIATIVES WITH AN OUTLAY OF  ₹ 2 L

Union Budget: A quick summary

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2024-25 in Parliament on Tuesday. The highlights of the budget are as follows: Part-A Budget Estimates 2024-25:         T

India’s real GDP projected to grow 6.5–7% in 2024-25

India’s real GDP is projected to grow 6.5–7 per cent in 2024-25. The Indian economy recovered swiftly from the pandemic, with its real GDP in FY24 being 20 per cent higher than the pre-COVID, FY20 levels. This was stated in the Economic Survey 2023-24 presented in Parliament Monday by finance m

`Women welfare & empowerment budget tripled in 10 years`

As the Indian concept of welfare transforms into empowerment, India is transitioning from women’s development to women-led development, highlights the Economic Survey 2023-2024. Tabled in the Parliament on Monday by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the Economic Survey 2023-2024 fo

Mofussils: Musings from the Margins

Provincials: Postcards from the Peripheries By Sumana Roy Aleph Book Company, 320 pages, Rs 899 Sumana Roy’s latest work, like its p

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


Archives

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Linkedin Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter