Current Affairs

Appointments of Cabinet Secretary

Current context: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed secretaries of various departments on 21st August 2019.
Appointments of Cabinet Secretary
  • Rajiv Gauba, outgoing Home Secretary is appointed as the cabinet secretary for 2 years from 30th August 2019 or until further order, whichever is earlier.
  • The ACC has also approved appointment of Rajiv Gauba as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Cabinet Secretariat.
  • Mr. Gauba is a 1982 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre and he will replace P.K. Sinha.
  • The government has appointed Ajay Kumar as Secretary Defence, Ministry of Defence.
  • Ajay Kumar is a 1985 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre and he will replace Sanjay Mitra.
  • Subhash Chandra, a 1986 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre has been appointed as Secretary, Defence Production.
  • Brij Kumar Agarwal, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre has been appointed as Secretary, Lokpal.

Question: 

Q.1 Who is recently appointed as the Cabinet Secretary by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC)?
a. Ajay Kumar
b. Rajiv Gauba
c. Subhash Chandra
d. Brij Kumar Agarwal
Appointments of Cabinet Secretary Appointments of Cabinet Secretary Reviewed by Neha on August 22, 2019 Rating: 5

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