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GOI Appointed New Secretaries

Current context: Appointments Committee has approved new appointments of Secretaries with some reshuffles in top Ministries and Departments.
GOI Appointed New Secretaries
  • The appointments are done in the posts of departments of Economic Affairs, Power, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Telecom, and Parliamentary Affairs.
  • The newly appointed secretaries are:
  • Secretary for Department of Economic Affairs: Atanu Chakraborty replacing Subhash Chandra Garg.
  • Power Secretary: Subhash Chandra Garg (he has applied for voluntary retirement scheme after the shift).
  • The Officer on Special Duty, Ministry of Home Affairs: Ajay Kumar Bhalla.
  • Secretary for Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM): Anil Kumar Khachi.
  • Secretary for DPIIT: Guruprasad Mohapatra.
  • Secretary of telecommunications: Anshu Prakash.
  • Textiles Secretary: Ravi Capoor.
  • Secretary for Department of Pharmaceuticals: PS Vaghela.
  • Secretary for Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying: Atul Chaturvedi.
  • Secretary for Department of Official Language: Anuradha Mitra.

Questions:

Q.1 Who is currently the Secretary for the Department of Economic Affairs?
a. Subhash Chandra Garg
b. Atanu Chakraborty
c. Ajay Kumar Bhalla
d. Guruprasad Mohapatra
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