Arun Kumar appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Mines
New Delhi, February 15, 2017
Mr. Arun Kumar, Special Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, has been appointed as the new Secretary, Ministry of Mines on the superannuation of incumbent Balvender Kumar.
Mr. Arun Kumar is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the 1983 batch (Assam-Meghalaya cadre).
An official press release said that the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) had also approved the appointment of Mr. Binoy Kumar, IAS (TG:83), Director General, Directorate General of Supplies & Disposals (DGS&D), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, in the same position in the rank and pay of Secretary, by temporarily upgrading the post for a period of two years on until further orders.
Mr. R. Sridharan, IAS (KN:83), Special Secretary, Ministry of Mines, has been appointed as Member (Finance), Space Commission, in the rank and pay of Secretary, by restoring the post to the level of Secretary.
Mr. Raghvendra Singh, IAS (WB:83) Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare as Director General, National Archives of India, Ministry of Culture, in the rank and pay of Secretary, by temporarily upgrading the post to the level of Secretary for a period of two years or until further orders.