Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba was appointed on Wednesday as the next Cabinet Secretary for a term of two years.
Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will initially join the Special Duty Officer in the Cabinet Secretariat before taking over the country's top bureaucratic charge from incumbent P K Sinha.
“The Cabinet Appointments Committee has approved the appointment of Rajiv Gauba, IAS (JH: 1982) as Cabinet Secretary for a term of two years from 30.08.2019 or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has also approved the appointment of Rajiv Gauba as Special Duty Officer in the Cabinet Secretariat from the date of his assumption of charge until he takes over as Cabinet Secretary,” according to an official order.
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Aug 21, 2019 20:59 IST