Power corridors are abuzz that Ms Aruna Sunderrajan’s (IAS:1982:KL) name is being considered for the coveted post of Secretary, Ministry of Steel. Presently she is serving as Administrator (Secretary Equivalent), Universal Service Obligation, Department of Telecommunications.
Name of Rajiv Gauba (IAS:1982:JH), Chief Secretary to the Govt of Jharkhand, is also in circulation for the post. Curiosity bars would remain high till new Steel Secretary is appointed in a day or two.
The incumbent Steel Secretary, Rakesh Singh (IAS:1978:PB), is all set to superannuate on 30 September. The curious spectators would keep guessing as who would get the opportunity to serve as Steel Secretary; Ms Sunderarajan or Rajiv Gauba or dark horse.