Power corridors are abuzz that Rajneesh (IAS:1997:HP) may shortly be appointed as Adviser to Executive Director, Asian Development Bank (Manila). Rajneesh is currently serving as Private Secretary to the President of India.
The JS rank post comes under the Department of Economic Affairs. The post fell vacant after tenure of Sameer Kumar Sinha (IAS:1994:AM) came to end. Sinha was posted in Manila in September 2011 and served till June 2014.
The post was advertised immediately in June 2014 but has not yet been filled.