Rajiv Takru , the Senior IAS officer on 9 January 2013 promoted and appointed as Secretary of Financial Services in the Finance Ministry.
Rajiv Takru was promoted from his present post of Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The job of Rajiv Takru is that of looking after the functioning of banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions.
Rajiv Takru, is a 1979-batch officer of Gujarat cadre and was earlier CEO of Prasar Bharti and had worked in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Rajiv Takru is going to succeed Dinesh Kumar Mittal, who retires on 31 January 2013.
Also, in an another appointment , the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved the appointment of Ravi Mathur as Secretary in the Department of Disinvestment under the Finance Ministry.
Ravi Mathur, is a 1979-batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre and is currently Additional Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment.
Prof K Vijayraghavan, was also appointed by the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) as Director, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore as Secretary, Department of Biotechnology.