Vijaya Latha Reddy apointed Secretary, MEA


Ms Vijaya Latha Reddy, who was until recently the Indian Ambassador to Thailand, has been appointed as Secretary at the headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Ms Reddy, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1975 batch, will succeed Mr N Ravi, who retired from service today.

In other decisions taken by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), Ms Bhupinder Prasad (IAS, UT:76), at present Special Secretary, in the Department of Law and Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice, has been made Secretary in the same department.

Mr R Gopalan (IAS, TN:76), presently Special Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, will be Secretary in the same Department after the post of Additional Secretary held earlier by Mr G C Chaturvedi has been upgraded to its original level of Secretary.

Mr Chaturvedi (IAS, UP:77) will continue as Additional Secretary in the Department of Financial Services until further orders, an official press release added.


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