The Government of India has appointed two IAS officers of 1981 batch as Secretary, two secretaries have been shifted laterally whereas two secretaries have been given the additional charge as well.
Ranglal Jamuda (IAS:81:OR) has been appointed as Secretary, Department of Food Processing Industries. Presently he is currently Special Secretary, Dept of Agriculture & Cooperation. Jamuda will succeed Siraj Hussain (IAS:79:UP) today.
S M Vijayanand (IAS:81:KL) has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj vice Ashok Angurana. Vijayanan is currently serving as Special Secretary, Department of Rural Development,
Siraj Hussain (IAS:79:UP), Secretary has been laterally shifted as Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Co-operation vice Ashish Bahuguna who is retiring on February 28.
Ashok Kumar Angurana (IAS:80:JK) has been laterally shifted as Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries vice Anup Kumar Thakur (IAS:1979:AM) who is retiring on February 28.
Bhanu Pratap Sharma (IAS:81:BH), Secretary, Department of Health and Family Welfare gets additional charge of Secretary, Department of Health Research for 3 months.
Jugal Kishore Mohapatra (IAS:79:OR), Secy Department of Fertilizers gets additional charge of Department of Rural Development for 3 months vice L C Goyal who recently moved as Home Secretary.