ACC made as many as 14 prominent changes at the secretary level
GN Bureau | April 27, 2016
Senior IAS office Ashok Lavasa, secretary, environment ministry has been appointed as the new secretary, department of expenditure, ministry of finance. He will be replacing special secretary Ajay Narayan Jha, who has been shifted to environment ministry as secretary.
The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet headed by the prime minister made as many as 14 prominent changes at the secretary level.
Anoop Kumar Srivastava, secretary (border management) home affairs ministry will replace Hem Kumar Pande, who has been appointed as secretary at consumer affair ministry.
Snehlata Shrivastava, special secretary in financial services department has been appointed as secretary in the department of justice.
Senior IAS officer Leena Nair, chairperson, Marine Products Exports Development Authority under the department of commerce will be the new secretary of the ministry of women and child development. The present secretary V Somasundaram retires on May 30.
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