Senior IAS officer Vrinda Sarup on 29 December 2014 was appointed as Secretary to the Department of School Education and Literacy under Union Ministry of Human Resource Development. Her appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
She succeeded R Bhattacharya who is due to retire on 31 December 2014. R Bhattacharya is a 1978 batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre.
She will take the charge with immediate effects.
Vrinda Sarup is a 1981 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. She is presently working as Special Secretary to the Department of School Education and Literacy under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Department of School Education & Literacy is responsible for development of school education and literacy in the country. The Department has its eyes set on the universalisation of education and making better citizens out of our young brigade.
When: 29 December 2014