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

Aero India 2019 kicks off in Bengaluru

Five day long Aero India -2019 organised by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) was inaugurated at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru on Wednesday.   The French origin Rafale fighter jets are also participating in the event.   Asia’ largest

BHEL builds India’s first regenerative 5,000 HP electric locomotive

In a major technological breakthrough, BHEL has developed the country’s first such regenerative 5,000 horse power (HP) WAG-7 electric locomotive with a modern regeneration system for Indian Railways.   The electric loco was flagged-off by member traction, railway board, Gha

Prime Minister dedicates Rs 33,000 crore projects in Begusarai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a host of developmental projects at Ulao airport in Begusarai, Bihar. Modi said these projects will fuel the progress of Bihar and the eastern states. He said that Bihar had the potential to play a pivotal role in driving the growth of the country. “The

IOCL finalises term contract for import of US crude oil grades

IndianOil Corporation has finalised a term contract for import of up to three MMT (million metric tonnes) of crude oil of US origin grades to diversify term crude sources in 2019-20 fiscal. The enterprise has finalised the contact on February 15, 2019.   The value of the cont

For a healthy tomorrow

When Dr Shruti Kamdi (pictured on left), a transfusion specialist at a leading Mumbai hospital, had her first child, she struggled to nurse her baby as she was unable to secrete enough milk. Admitted to a private hospital, she was put on medication to increase breast milk. But that didn’t help much.

Reinvigorating reinsurance

After the liberalisation of the insurance industry in 2000, private firms (mostly in partnerships with foreign firms) have readily taken to the sector. Till FY18 there were 23 private firms in the life insurance sector and 21 in general insurance segment. However, it was only in 2016-17 that the first priv

Current Issue

Current Issue

Video

CM Nitish’s convoy attacked in Buxar

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter