In a major reshuffle among senior officers just few days before the commencement of second part of Budget session of Parliament, the government on Wednesday ordered that IAS officers R Subrahmanyam and Anil Gopishankar Mukim have been appointed as secretaries of Higher Education, and Mines Department respectively.
While Mr Mukim, a 1985 batch IAS officer from Gujarat cadre will succeed Arun Kumar, who completes his tenure on March 31, a Personnel Ministry order said adding Mr Subrahmanyam, who is at present special secretary in Department of Higher Education, will succeed K K Sharma.
Tarun Sridhar from Himachal Pradesh cadre will be new secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries. Inder Jit Singh, additional secretary (coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat has been appointed secretary (coordination).
P Raghvendra Rao will be Chemicals and Petrochemicals secretary and Surendra Nath Tripathi will be secretary, Parliamentary Affairs. Mr Tripathi is now a special secretary and financial adviser in Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
C Chandramouli, who is at present in his cadre state Tamil Nadu, has been appointed as secretary, Department of Personnel and Training, official sources said.