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Rajiv Takru appointed as the new Revenue Secretary

Mar 26, 2014 16:16 IST

Rajiv Takru, an IAS officer of 1979 batch of Gujarat cadre was appointed as the Revenue Secretary on 25 March 2014. He will succeed Sumit Bose, who will retire on 31 March 2014.  Takru at the time of appoinment was serving the Financial Services Department as its Secretary under the Union Finance Ministry.
    
Apart from this Gurdial Singh Sandhu, a Rajasthan cadre IAS officer of the 1980 batch has been appointed as the Financial Services Secretary. Sandu at the time of appointment was serving as the Minorities Affairs department in the Rajasthan Government and with this appointment he succeeds Takru.

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Previously, Takru before his appointment as the secretary was serving as the Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He had also served Prasar Bharti as its CEO and has worked in the Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

This appointment of the duo has been approved by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The committee had also made a temporary posting of Secretary Department of Pharmaceuticals in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, Shaktikanta Das, an IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre of 1980 batch for a period of absence of Aradhana Johri, IAS (UP, 1980) from 22-30 March 2014.

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