He succeeds petroleum secretary Kapil Dev Tripathi who was holding additional charge of DPE since May1
GN Bureau | June 15, 2015
Ameising Luikham, IAS office from 1981 batch Manipur cadre, has been appointed as the new secretary of the department of public enterprises in the ministry of heavy industries and public enterprises.
Luikham was serving as the secretary in north eastern council under the ministry of development of north eastern region (DONER). He will succeed Kapil Dev Tripathi, IAS officer of 1980 batch, who was till now holding an additional charge of DPE in addition to the petroleum ministry.
For Luikham, DPE is not a new department. He has served as a director in the department between 1997 and 2001. Luikham is highly qualified with MA and MBA (from UK) degrees. Luikham hails from Ukhrul district of Manipur, a home of the Tangkhul Nagas.
The department is responsible of making policies for the central public sector enterprises.
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