Sangita Gairola appointed as new Secretary, Culture
New Delhi, February 29, 2012
Sangita Gairola, presently Special Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, has been appointed as the new Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
Gairola, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the 1977 batch (Rajasthan cadre), will succeed Jawhar Sircar, who has retired.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has also approved the assignment of additional charge of the post of Director of Enforcement, Directorate of Enforcement under the Department of Revenue to Amitabh Rajan, IAS (MH:79), Additional Secretary, Department of Revenue for a period of one month with effect from 01.03.2012 or till a regular incumbent is appointed, whichever is earlier, an official press release added.