Bureaucratic reshuffle: Sunil Arora appointed Election Commissioner, Rajiv Mehrishi next CAG
In a major bureaucratic reshuffle on Thursday, former IAS officer Sunil Arora was appointed as the Election Commissioner while recently retired home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi was appointed as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
Rajiv Gauba, Senior IAS officer, earlier on Thursday took charge as the Union Home Secretary after Mehrishi retired from service.
Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar was appointed Secretary in the Department of Financial Services (DFS) while Anita Karwal was named CBSE chairperson.
Karwal, a Gujarat-cadre IAS officer, was appointed in place of Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi, who will now be the director general of National Skill Development Agency.
As many as 17 IAS officers were appointed in various central government departments.
Kumar, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, is at present Special Secretary and Establishment Officer, Ministry of Personnel. He was appointed to the post in place of Anjuly Chib Duggal, who superannuated today, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.